• Consensus Rating: Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: $20.18
  • Forecasted Upside: -59.58 %
  • Number of Analysts: 12
  • Breakdown:
  • 1 Sell Ratings
  • 3 Hold Ratings
  • 8 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for CRH

Analyst Price Target is $20.18
▼ -59.58% Downside Potential
This price target is based on 12 analysts offering 12 month price targets for CRH in the last 3 months. The average price target is $20.18, with a high forecast of $50.44 and a low forecast of $5.00. The average price target represents a -59.58% upside from the last price of $49.93.

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Current Consensus is Buy

The current consensus among 12 contributing investment analysts is to buy stock in CRH. This rating changed within the last month from a Hold consensus rating.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
11/26/2021Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual WeightLow
11/24/2021Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyHigh
11/24/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightLow
11/24/2021UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuyLow
9/3/2021Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual WeightMedium
8/31/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuyLow
8/27/2021BarclaysReiterated RatingUnderweightLow
8/27/2021Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyLow
8/27/2021UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuyLow
8/18/2021Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformLow
7/20/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightMedium
7/10/2021BarclaysSet Price Target$50.44Low
7/9/2021BarclaysReiterated RatingUnderweightLow
6/25/2021Berenberg BankUpgradeHold ➝ BuyMedium
6/14/2021Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal WeightMedium
6/10/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuyMedium
5/19/2021Berenberg BankReiterated RatingHoldLow
5/12/2021CitigroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyLow
4/30/2021UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuyLow
4/29/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightMedium
3/26/2021Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweightLow
3/10/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightLow
3/9/2021Societe GeneraleReiterated RatingBuyLow
3/8/2021BarclaysReiterated RatingUnderweightMedium
3/8/2021Berenberg BankReiterated RatingHoldMedium
3/5/2021Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformLow
3/5/2021Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweightLow
2/9/2021Canaccord GenuityDowngradeHold$5.10Low
2/9/2021Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeSector Perform$5.00Low
2/2/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightLow
1/20/2021BarclaysReiterated RatingUnderweightMedium
1/20/2021UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuyLow
1/14/2021Berenberg BankInitiated CoverageHoldLow
1/8/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightLow
1/6/2021Societe GeneraleUpgradeHold ➝ BuyN/A
12/22/2020Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuyLow
11/25/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeNeutral ➝ SellHigh
11/25/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightHigh
11/25/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuyLow
11/18/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftInitiated CoverageBuyLow
9/10/2020BarclaysReiterated RatingUnderweightLow
8/21/2020Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweightLow
8/14/2020Bloom BurtonReiterated RatingBuyLow
8/12/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightLow
7/10/2020BarclaysReiterated RatingUnderweightHigh
7/2/2020Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ OutperformLow
6/22/2020Societe GeneraleDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
6/15/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuyHigh
6/2/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightHigh
5/19/2020BarclaysReiterated RatingUnderweightLow
4/8/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightLow
4/8/2020Oddo BhfUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyLow
4/7/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingNeutralLow
3/27/2020Morgan StanleyUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ OverweightLow
12/16/2019BarclaysDowngradeEqual Weight ➝ UnderweightLow
11/26/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingBuyMedium
11/20/2019Kepler Capital MarketsDowngradeHold ➝ ReduceLow
10/14/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuyLow
9/5/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralLow
9/5/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftUpgradeHold ➝ BuyLow
7/16/2019Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuy$33.40Medium
7/8/2019BarclaysDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal WeightLow
7/5/2019Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingHold$32.00Low
4/25/2019Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingHold$32.00High
4/3/2019Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyLow
3/26/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingNeutralLow
3/18/2019Clarus SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuy ➝ PositiveLow
2/28/2019UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuyLow
2/26/2019Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral ➝ NeutralLow
1/23/2019Exane BNP ParibasUpgradeNeutral ➝ OutperformLow
1/23/2019BNP ParibasUpgradeNeutral ➝ OutperformMedium
12/3/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingHoldHigh
11/27/2018UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuyMedium
11/26/2018The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingBuyLow
11/21/2018CfraReiterated RatingBuyLow
11/20/2018The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingBuy$35.00Low
11/14/2018BNP ParibasReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ NeutralMedium
11/14/2018Exane BNP ParibasDowngradeOutperform ➝ NeutralLow
8/31/2018Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingBuyMedium
5/23/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Set Price TargetBuy$37.00Low
3/14/2018Exane BNP ParibasUpgradeNeutral ➝ OutperformLow
3/14/2018BNP ParibasUpgradeNeutral ➝ OutperformLow
3/11/2018The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageBuyLow
1/25/2018BNP ParibasUpgradeUnderperform ➝ NeutralLow
11/17/2017Morgan StanleyUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ OverweightN/A
9/27/2017Jefferies Financial GroupInitiated CoverageBuyLow
9/13/2017Morgan StanleyUpgradeUnderweight ➝ Equal Weight$30.50 ➝ $32.50Low
4/21/2017Bank of AmericaUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyMedium
3/10/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingNeutralLow
1/31/2017Morgan StanleyDowngradeEqual Weight ➝ UnderweightN/A
1/19/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingNeutralN/A
(Data available from 11/27/2016 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.08 (Hold)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

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Current Sentiment

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CRH logo
CRH Plc manufactures and distributes building materials and products for the construction industry. It operates business through the following segments: Europe Heavyside, Lightside, and Distribution; Americas Materials and Products and Asia. The Europe Heavyside and Americas Materials segments produce and sell primary materials, including cement, aggregates, ready mixed concrete, asphalt, agricultural and chemical lime. The Europe Lightside segment is involved in the production and sale of architectural, structural concrete products, clay products, insulation products, fabricated & tempered glass products, construction accessories and the provision of inter related products and services to the construction sector. The Europe Distribution segment includes the businesses of builder's merchandising activities. The Americas Products segment manufactures and supplies construction products. The Asia segment is comprised of cement operations in Philippines, Northeast China and Southern India. The company was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in Rathfarnham, Ireland.
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Today's Range

Now: $49.93
Low: $49.27
High: $50.31

50 Day Range

MA: $48.65
Low: $46.01
High: $51.11

52 Week Range

Now: $49.93
Low: $39.08
High: $53.99


284,003 shs

Average Volume

450,680 shs

Market Capitalization

$38.66 billion

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Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of CRH?

The following Wall Street analysts have issued stock ratings on CRH in the last twelve months: Barclays PLC, Berenberg Bank, Canaccord Genuity, Citigroup Inc., Credit Suisse Group AG, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft, Jefferies Financial Group Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Morgan Stanley, Royal Bank of Canada, Societe Generale, UBS Group AG, and Zacks Investment Research.
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What is the current price target for CRH?

3 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for CRH in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $20.18, suggesting a possible downside of 59.6%. Barclays PLC has the highest price target set, predicting CRH will reach $50.44 in the next twelve months. Royal Bank of Canada has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $5.00 for CRH in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for CRH?

CRH currently has 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Buy." A "buy" rating indicates that analysts believe CRH will outperform the market and that investors should add to their positions of CRH.
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How do I contact CRH's investor relations team?

CRH's physical mailing address is Stonemason's Way Rathfarnham, Dublin L2, Dublin 16. The construction company's listed phone number is (531) 404-1000 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for CRH is www.crh.com.