Crh Plc (NYSE:CRH) shares hit a new 52-week high during trading on Thursday . The stock traded as high as $33.92 and last traded at $33.67, with a volume of 1,458,077 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $32.94.

Several research analysts have recently commented on the stock. Beaufort Securities reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Crh Plc in a report on Friday. Numis Securities Ltd cut shares of Crh Plc from an “add” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday. Societe Generale cut shares of Crh Plc from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday. BNP Paribas reaffirmed an “outperform” rating on shares of Crh Plc in a report on Tuesday, June 21st. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Crh Plc in a report on Tuesday, May 31st. Eight research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company. Crh Plc currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $25.00.

The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $30.90 and its 200 day moving average price is $28.99. The company has a market cap of $27.34 billion and a PE ratio of 33.04.

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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