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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market CRH plc (NYSE:CRH) from Industrial Goods

Today’s top gainers include the company CRH plc (NYSE:CRH) which is in the industry Cement, gaining 2.03% today. In the last week its performance is 1.73%, and 16.10% for the past quarter. Currently, CRH plc, CRH has a target price of 5.47, so today’s gain of 2.03% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 1.12%.

CRH plc (NYSE:CRH), has a market cap of 28408.46, and is based in Ireland. Insider ownership is at 1.00%, and institutional ownership is 7.60%.

At the current price of 33.6, it has a dividend yield of 1.25%, and its target price is 5.47. This is with a profit margin of 3.50%, and total debt/equity of 0.68. CRH plc (NYSE:CRH) has a P/E of 26.05, as well as a forward P/E of 13.35.

With a current EPS of 1.29, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 23.44%,CRH plc (NYSE:CRH) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 7.70%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be *TBA.

Performance for the year is 27.06%. Since its IPO date on 2/19/1993, the total performance to date is 19.43%.

Volume today for CRH plc (NYSE:CRH), is 740700, while its average volume is 1091.88. Whilst the total gain today was 2.03%, it did have a day high of -1.75%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.27%, and 1.48% for the month. The 52-week low for CRH plc, CRH has been 47.54%, while the 52-week-high has reached -1.75%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 4.20%, and its return on assets is 3.50%. CRH plc (NYSE:CRH) has an operating margin of 6.20%. With a sales growth of 52.50% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that CRH plc, CRH is in the sector Industrial Goods, its long-term debt/equity is 0.63, and has a current ratio of 1.4 and 1 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of CRH plc? Well its PEG is *TBA, and the P/S is 0.95, along with a P/B of 1.98. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of *TBA.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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