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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 -0.41% today. In the last week its performance is 2.94%, and 4.51% for the past quarter. Currently, CRH plc, CRH has a target price of 24.01, so today’s gain of -0.41% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.03%.

CRH plc (NYSE:CRH), has a market cap of 23993.7, and is based in Ireland. Insider ownership is at 1.00%, and institutional ownership is 6.40%.

At the current price of 29.46, it has a dividend yield of 2.38%, and its target price is 24.01. This is with a profit margin of 3.10%, and total debt/equity of 0.71. CRH plc (NYSE:CRH) has a P/E of 30.22, as well as a forward P/E of 11.57.

With a current EPS of 0.98, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 30.35%,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 5.61%. Since its IPO date on 2/19/1993, the total performance to date is 4.07%.

Volume today for CRH plc (NYSE:CRH), is 516872, while its average volume is 713.99. Whilst the total gain today was -0.41%, it did have a day high of -6.62%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.51%, and 1.73% for the month. The 52-week low for CRH plc, CRH has been 28.57%, while the 52-week-high has reached -6.62%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 4.20%, and its return on assets is 2.90%. CRH plc (NYSE:CRH) has an operating margin of 5.40%. With a sales growth of 42.30% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that CRH plc, CRH is in the sector Industrial Goods, its long-term debt/equity is 0.65, and has a current ratio of 1.5 and 1 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of CRH plc? Well its PEG is 0.8, and the P/S is 0.91, along with a P/B of 1.68. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 8.58.

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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