32.55 +0.33 (1.02%)
Pre-market: 9:25AM EDT
|Bid||32.43 x 900|
|Ask||32.17 x 900|
|Day's range||31.64 - 32.27|
|52-week range||17.73 - 40.88|
|Beta (5Y monthly)||0.96|
|PE ratio (TTM)||7.79|
|Forward dividend & yield||0.91 (2.82%)|
|Ex-dividend date||12 Mar 2020|
|1y target est||N/A|
Shares in Crh (LON:CRH) are currently trading at 2262 but a key question for investors is how the economic uncertainty caused by Coronavirus will affect the pr8230;
The Crh (LON:CRH) share price has risen by 17.0% over the past month and it’s currently trading at 2523. For investors considering whether to buy, hold or sell8230;
Why I’m tempted to buy some of this FTSE 100 company’s shares for the gradual recovery that'll likely follow this crisis.The post Here’s a FTSE 100 dividend-grower I’d buy today appeared first on The Motley Fool UK.
CRH announced a range of cost cuts and the suspension of its share buyback programme on Wednesday but the world's second-biggest building materials supplier expects to benefit from post-coronavirus economic stimulus measures. Subject to shareholder approval, the Irish building group will also press ahead with a 15% hike to its full year dividend for 2019 announced just before the coronavirus began to spread rapidly around the globe, marking almost 50 years of continuous dividend payments.
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Hedge fund behemoth Bridgewater has shown its hand in Europe with roughly $15 billion in bets against companies on the continent and in Great Britain, filings reviewed by Reuters show. The world's biggest hedge fund manager's short positions amount to more than $5.3 billion in France and $4.7 billion in Germany, while in Spain its shorts add up to almost $1.4 billion and $821 million in three Italian companies. Hedge funds engage in the practice of 'shorting' by borrowing a stock from an institutional investor, such as a pension plan, and selling it back at a profit when the price drops.
CRH, hiked its full year dividend by 15% on Friday after strong organic growth and the impact of a major acquisition drove profits 25% higher year-on-year at the cash rich Irish building group. The world's second-biggest building materials supplier by market value reported core earnings of 4.2 billion euros, the first full year that it has benefited from its $3.5 billion acquisition of U.S. cement maker Ash Grove Cement. CRH, which embarked on its first share buyback programme in a decade in 2018 and generated 3.5 billion euros of cash last year, announced a full year dividend of 85 euro cents per share, up 15% year-on-year.
CRH (CRH) has been upgraded to a Zacks Rank 1 (Strong Buy), reflecting growing optimism about the company's earnings prospects. This might drive the stock higher in the near term.
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* European stocks end up 0.1% after lower open * Focus on progress in U.S.-China trade talks * Compass outlook disappoints, shares tumble * S&P 500, Nasdaq and Dow Jones hit new record highs Welcome to the home for real-time coverage of European equity markets brought to you by Reuters stocks reporters and anchored today by Thyagaraju Adinarayan. Reach him on Messenger to share your thoughts on market moves: rm://firstname.lastname@example.org CLOSING SNAPSHOT: EUROPE UP (1708 GMT) European shares managed to shake off early weakness and progressively recovered to post a small closing gain, helped by The pan-regional STOXX 600 benchmark index ended up 0.1%, scoring its third consecutive session of gains, while elsewhere among country indexes positive signs prevailed.
European stocks rose for the third straight session on Tuesday, lifted by hopes that the ongoing negotiations between United States and China would yield a trade truce. Swiss drugmaker Vifor Pharma was the top performer on the pan-European STOXX 600 after the company announced the success of avacopan as a treatment for a autoimmune disease in a trial. After a sluggish start, the STOXX 600 index gradually crept up 0.1% as major U.S. stock indexes notched record highs.
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Ireland's CRH, the world's second-largest building materials supplier by market value, has appointed Richard Boucher as its new chairman, replacing Nicky Hartery, who will retire at the end of the year. Boucher, who was chief executive of Bank of Ireland between February 2009 and October 2017, joined the CRH board in March 2018 and has been chairman of the company's remuneration committee since September of that year. Born in Northern Rhodesia, Boucher spent 37 years in banking in Ireland, the UK and the United States.
Shares in construction material group CRH (LON:CRH) have been in an uptrend in recent months, and the question now for investors is whether that price strength8230;