Huntington National Bank raised its position in shares of CRH PLC (NYSE:CRH) by 5.0% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 2,842 shares of the construction company’s stock after buying an additional 135 shares during the period. Huntington National Bank’s holdings in CRH PLC were worth $101,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the stock. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC boosted its stake in CRH PLC by 25.6% in the first quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 559,914 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $19,692,000 after buying an additional 114,087 shares during the last quarter. Capstone Asset Management Co. boosted its stake in CRH PLC by 10.4% in the first quarter. Capstone Asset Management Co. now owns 85,223 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $2,997,000 after buying an additional 8,020 shares during the last quarter. Wetherby Asset Management Inc. boosted its stake in CRH PLC by 14.0% in the first quarter. Wetherby Asset Management Inc. now owns 13,049 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $459,000 after buying an additional 1,606 shares during the last quarter. Greenleaf Trust acquired a new stake in CRH PLC during the first quarter worth $270,000. Finally, Princeton Alpha Management LP boosted its stake in CRH PLC by 7.7% in the first quarter. Princeton Alpha Management LP now owns 9,477 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $333,000 after buying an additional 680 shares during the last quarter. 4.47% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

CRH PLC (NYSE CRH) traded up 0.95% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $35.21. 1,185,524 shares of the company were exchanged. CRH PLC has a 12-month low of $29.82 and a 12-month high of $38.04. The stock has a market capitalization of $29.31 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.31 and a beta of 0.96. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $35.82 and its 200-day moving average price is $35.49.

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CRH has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. BidaskClub cut shares of CRH PLC from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday. Bank of America Corporation raised shares of CRH PLC from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, April 21st. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $39.00.

CRH PLC 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, Americas Distribution and Asia. Europe Heavyside segment is engaged in the manufacturing and supply of aggregates, asphalt, cement, readymixed and precast concrete and landscaping products.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for CRH PLC (NYSE:CRH)

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