Important Facts About CRH Stock

Shares of Basic Materials sector company CRH PLC moved 2.1% today, and are now trading at a price of $45.64. The large-cap stock's daily volume was 621,239 compared to its average volume of 520,161. The S&P 500 index returned a 0.4% performance.

CRH plc, through its subsidiaries, manufactures and distributes building materials. The company is based in Dublin and has 77,400 full time employees. Its market capitalization is $33,981,808,640. CRH PLC currently offers its equity investors a dividend that yields 2.7% per year.

The only analyst following CRH has set a target price of $56 per share, which is -18.5 away from its current price. This analyst rates the stock as strong buy.

Over the last year, CRH shares have gone down by -12.9%, which represents a difference of -0.3% when compared to the S&P 500. The stock's 52 week high is $53 per share and its 52 week low is $31.22. With average free cash flows of $2,701,274,964 that have been growing at an average rate of 3.8% over the last four years, CRH declining stock performance may not be reflective of the quality of its underlying business.

Date Reported Cash Flow from Operations ($ MM) Capital expenditures ($ MM) Free Cash Flow ($ MM) YoY Growth (%)
2021-12-31 4,210 -1,554 2,656 -9.72
2020-12-31 3,938 -996 2,942 17.41
2019-12-31 3,883 -1,377 2,506 n/a
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