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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 -1.28% today. In the last week its performance is 1.72%, and 25.53% for the past quarter. Currently, CRH plc, CRH has a target price of 24.01, so today’s gain of -1.28% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.92%.

CRH plc (NYSE:CRH), has a market cap of 27615.4, and is based in Ireland. Insider ownership is at 1.00%, and institutional ownership is 7.60%.

At the current price of 33.11, it has a dividend yield of 1.27%, and its target price is 24.01. 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 25.51, as well as a forward P/E of 13.14.

With a current EPS of 1.3, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 23.47%,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 37.90%.

Performance for the year is 23.79%. Since its IPO date on 2/19/1993, the total performance to date is 17.69%.

Volume today for CRH plc (NYSE:CRH), is 870400, while its average volume is 1112.17. Whilst the total gain today was -1.28%, it did have a day high of -3.13%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.16%, and 1.56% for the month. The 52-week low for CRH plc, CRH has been 45.39%, while the 52-week-high has reached -3.13%.

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 0.67, and the P/S is 0.91, along with a P/B of 1.94. 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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