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Morning Trending Tickers: CRH plc (NYSE: CRH)

With a market cap of 30.9 B, CRH plc has a large market cap size. CRH plc (NYSE: CRH) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 2/19/1993. CRH plc is in the Cement industry and Industrial Goods sector. Average volume for CRH plc, is 562.54, and so far today it has a volume of 245610. Performance year to date since the 2/19/1993 is 5.73%.

To help you determine whether CRH plc is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 21.53 and forward P/E is 12.1. PEG perhaps more useful shows that CRH plc has a value for PEG of 0.57. P/S ratio is 1 and the P/B ratio is 1.91. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 11.11 and 23.98 respectively.

At the current price CRH plc is trading at, 36.18 (-0.47% today), CRH plc has a dividend yield of 1.93%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 43.40%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 1.69, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 16.47% after growing 68.00% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 58.50%, and 36.10% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 850.02, and the number of shares float is 832.25. The senior management bring insider ownership to 1.00%, and institutional ownership is at 4.70%. The float short is 0.03%, with the short ratio at a value of 0.42. Management has seen a return on assets of 4.10%, and also a return on investment of 7.20%.

The ability for CRH plc, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1.6, and quick ratio is 1.1. Long term debt/equity is 0.54 and total debt/equity is 0.56. In terms of margins, CRH plc has a gross margin of 32.60%, with its operating margin at 7.50%, and CRH plc has a profit margin of 4.60%.

The 52 week high is -4.89%, with 24.12% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 0.62% and the 200 day simple moving average is 4.34%.

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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