CRH PLC (NYSE:CRH)’s share price reached a new 52-week high on Thursday . The stock traded as high as $33.92 and last traded at $33.67, with a volume of 1,458,077 shares. The stock had previously closed at $32.94.

Several equities analysts have weighed in on CRH shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded CRH PLC from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 10th. BNP Paribas reissued an “outperform” rating on shares of CRH PLC in a research report on Tuesday, June 21st. Deutsche Bank AG reissued a “hold” rating on shares of CRH PLC in a research report on Tuesday, May 31st. Finally, Beaufort Securities reissued a “hold” rating on shares of CRH PLC in a research report on Thursday, April 28th. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the stock. CRH PLC currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $25.00.

The stock has a 50 day moving average of $30.59 and a 200-day moving average of $28.89. The firm has a market cap of $27.73 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 33.504.

CRH plc manufactures and distributes a range of products servicing the construction needs, from the fundamentals of heavy materials and elements to construct the frame, through exterior products that complete the building envelope, to distribution channels, which service construction fit-out and renewal.

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