The CRH plc (CRH) shares are trading at lower $33.81.
To add more color to this target, the company’s high over the last year is $40.88 and the low is $17.73. Over the last 52 weeks, CRH is down -17.29% while the S&P 500 is down -2.38%. The catalyst for this interesting swing was the company’s recent earnings report.
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Of course, we must look beyond the financials and question how well those numbers represent the sustainable earnings power of the business. Investors need to know how sustainable this current run. CRH has a short ratio of 1.30 and outstanding shares of 793.90M.
CRH has seen increased volume after this news and investors are putting their support behind the value proposition. Furthermore, 10-day volume stands at 0.85 million and more growth is possible in the weeks ahead. Traders will also note the company’s earnings per share came in at 2.25. CRH plc CRH also noted assets of $53.2 billion at the end of the last quarter. Investors should also keep an eye on sector updates as CRH has historically followed its peers on positive news.
All told, CRH plc CRH has strung together solid data and demonstrated underlying fundamentals. At its current valuation, CRH represents an interesting risk/reward case. Traders should stay tuned to see if this recent report will push the stock to test recent resistance levels.
CRH plc CRH is now commanding a market cap of 26.36B and a float of 776.20M. CRH is increasing its credibility in this sector and that could lead to more upside down the line. Sign-up for continuing coverage on shares of CRH stock, as well as other hot stock picks, get our free newsletter today and get our next breakout pick!
Disclosure: we hold no position in CRH, either long or short, and we have not been compensated for this article.