Crh Plc (LON:CRH) declared a dividend on Thursday, March 1st, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 8th will be paid a dividend of €0.49 ($0.60) per share on Friday, May 4th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.77%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 8th. This is a boost from CRH’s previous dividend of $0.19. The official announcement can be seen at this link.
CRH (LON CRH) opened at GBX 2,487 ($34.36) on Wednesday. CRH has a 1-year low of GBX 2,297.70 ($31.74) and a 1-year high of GBX 2,955 ($40.83).
Several equities analysts recently issued reports on CRH shares. Sanford C. Bernstein set a GBX 2,749 ($37.98) price objective on shares of CRH and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 21st. Barclays reaffirmed an “overweight” rating on shares of CRH in a report on Wednesday, November 22nd. Jefferies Group reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 3,190 ($44.07) price objective on shares of CRH in a research note on Wednesday, November 22nd. Numis Securities lowered their price objective on shares of CRH from GBX 3,170 ($43.80) to GBX 3,000 ($41.45) and set an “add” rating for the company in a research note on Wednesday, November 22nd. Finally, Societe Generale restated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 3,200 ($44.21) target price on shares of CRH in a research report on Thursday, November 23rd. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, five have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of GBX 3,088.38 ($42.67).
CRH Company Profile
CRH public limited company (CRH plc) is a building materials company. The Company’s segments include Europe Heavyside, Europe Lightside, Europe Distribution, Americas Materials, Americas Products and Asia. Europe Heavyside segment is engaged in the manufacturing and supply of aggregates, asphalt, cement, readymixed and precast concrete and landscaping products.
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