CRG Stock Overview
CRH plc, through its subsidiaries, manufactures and distributes building materials.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||UK£37.93|
|52 Week High||UK£48.18|
|52 Week Low||UK£31.88|
|1 Month Change||9.78%|
|3 Month Change||1.23%|
|1 Year Change||-16.23%|
|3 Year Change||33.51%|
|5 Year Change||26.62%|
|Change since IPO||701.68%|
Recent News & Updates
What Does CRH plc's (ISE:CRG) Share Price Indicate?
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|CRG||IE Basic Materials||IE Market|
Return vs Industry: CRG exceeded the Irish Basic Materials industry which returned -20.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CRG exceeded the Irish Market which returned -18.8% over the past year.
|CRG Average Weekly Movement||3.8%|
|Basic Materials Industry Average Movement||4.9%|
|Market Average Movement||5.6%|
|10% most volatile stocks in IE Market||9.2%|
|10% least volatile stocks in IE Market||4.0%|
Stable Share Price: CRG is less volatile than 75% of Irish stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: CRG's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
CRH plc, through its subsidiaries, manufactures and distributes building materials. It operates in three segments: Americas Materials, Europe Materials, and Building Products. The company manufactures and supplies cement, lime, aggregates, precast, ready mixed concrete, and asphalt products; concrete masonry and hardscape products comprising pavers, blocks and kerbs, retaining walls, and related patio products; and glass and glazing products, including architectural glass, custom-engineered curtain and window walls, architectural windows, storefront systems, doors, skylights, and architectural hardware.
CRH Fundamentals Summary
|CRG fundamental statistics|
Is CRG overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|CRG income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$20.49b|
Last Reported Earnings
Dec 31, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||3.39|
|Net Profit Margin||8.28%|
How did CRG perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
3.1%Current Dividend Yield
Is CRG undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 5/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for CRG?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is CRG's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does CRG's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|CRG PE Ratio vs Peers|
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Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: CRG is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (11.6x) compared to the peer average (15.8x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does CRG's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the European Basic Materials Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: CRG is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (11.6x) compared to the European Basic Materials industry average (9.7x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is CRG's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PE Ratio||11.6x|
|Fair PE Ratio||18.8x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: CRG is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (11.6x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (18.8x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of CRG when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: CRG (€37.93) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€212.26)
Significantly Below Fair Value: CRG is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Analyst Price Targets
What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?
Analyst Forecast: Target price is more than 20% higher than the current share price and analysts are within a statistically confident range of agreement.
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How is CRH forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 20 analysts?
Future Growth Score1/6
Future Growth Score 1/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: CRG's forecast earnings growth (4.9% per year) is above the savings rate (0.5%).
Earnings vs Market: CRG's earnings (4.9% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Irish market (13.2% per year).
High Growth Earnings: CRG's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: CRG's revenue (3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Irish market (8.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: CRG's revenue (3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: CRG's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (13.7%).
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How has CRH performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score5/6
Past Performance Score 5/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CRG has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: CRG's current net profit margins (8.3%) are higher than last year (4.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CRG's earnings have grown by 2.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: CRG's earnings growth over the past year (128.6%) exceeds its 5-year average (2.2% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: CRG earnings growth over the past year (128.6%) exceeded the Basic Materials industry 28.2%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: CRG's Return on Equity (12.5%) is considered low.
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How is CRH's financial position?
Financial Health Score5/6
Financial Health Score 5/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CRG's short term assets ($14.0B) exceed its short term liabilities ($7.6B).
Long Term Liabilities: CRG's short term assets ($14.0B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($16.2B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CRG's net debt to equity ratio (22.6%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: CRG's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 54.1% to 50.2% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: CRG's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (40.1%).
Interest Coverage: CRG's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (7.6x coverage).
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What is CRH current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 5/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: CRG's dividend (3.09%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Irish market (1.41%).
High Dividend: CRG's dividend (3.09%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Irish market (3.84%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: CRG's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: CRG's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (36.8%), CRG's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its reasonably low cash payout ratio (34.5%), CRG's dividend payments are well covered by cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Albert Manifold (59 yo)
Mr. Albert Jude Manifold, FCPA, MBA, MBS, is an Independent Non-Executive Director at LyondellBasell Industries N.V. since May 31, 2019. Mr. Manifold has been Group Chief Executive at CRH Plc since January...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Albert's total compensation ($USD15.81M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Irish market ($USD4.24M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Albert's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: CRG's management team is considered experienced (2.6 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: CRG's board of directors are considered experienced (3.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
CRH plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: CRH plc
- Ticker: CRG
- Exchange: ISE
- Founded: 1936
- Industry: Construction Materials
- Sector: Materials
- Implied Market Cap: UK£24.271b
- Listing Market Cap: UK£28.705b
- Shares outstanding: 756.82m
- Website: https://www.crh.com
Number of Employees
- CRH plc
- Stonemason’s Way
- Co. Dublin
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/08/11 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/08/11 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.