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CRH PLC (CRH.L)

CRH.L on London Stock Exchange

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16 Aug 2019
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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

CRH Sells Europe Distribution Unit To Blackstone For EUR 1.64 Bln
Tuesday, 16 Jul 2019 

July 16 (Reuters) - CRH PLC ::CRH ANNOUNCES DIVESTMENT OF EUROPE DISTRIBUTION.AGREEMENT TO DIVEST OF ITS EUROPE DISTRIBUTION BUSINESS TO PRIVATE EQUITY FUNDS MANAGED BY BLACKSTONE FOR AN ENTERPRISE VALUE OF EUR 1.64 BILLION.DIVESTMENT FOLLOWS A COMPREHENSIVE STRATEGIC REVIEW OF BUSINESS OVER LAST SEVERAL MONTHS.  Full Article

Blackstone Is In Advanced Talks To Buy The European Distribution Arm Of CRH PLC - WSJ
Monday, 15 Jul 2019 

July 15 (Reuters) - :BLACKSTONE GROUP IS IN ADVANCED TALKS TO BUY THE EUROPEAN DISTRIBUTION ARM OF CRH PLC - WSJ, CITING SOURCES.  Full Article

CRH Q1 revenues up 7 pct y/y, announces further share buyback
Wednesday, 24 Apr 2019 

April 24 (Reuters) - CRH PLC ::A POSITIVE START TO YEAR WITH Q1 LIKE-FOR-LIKE GROUP SALES 7% AHEAD OF SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR.YEAR-TO-DATE GROUP SPENT C. EUR 0.2 BILLION ON 16 BOLT-ON ACQUISITIONS.GROUP HAS REACHED AGREEMENT TO DIVEST OF ITS EUROPEAN SHUTTERS & AWNINGS BUSINESS TO STELLAGROUP FOR A TOTAL CONSIDERATION IN EXCESS OF EUR 0.3 BILLION.STRATEGIC REVIEW OF EUROPE DISTRIBUTION BUSINESS IS ONGOING AS WE CONSIDER ALL OPTIONS TO MAXIMISE SHAREHOLDER VALUE.BOARD IS PROPOSING TO CONTINUE OUR SHARE BUYBACK PROGRAMME WITH A FURTHER TRANCHE OF UP TO EUR 350 MILLION TO BE COMPLETED BEFORE GROUP'S INTERIM RESULTS ANNOUNCEMENT IN AUGUST.GROUP EBITDA, FOR SEASONALLY LESS SIGNIFICANT FIRST HALF OF YEAR, IS EXPECTED TO BE IN EXCESS OF EUR 1.5 BILLION.H1 EBITDA GUIDANCE REFLECTS A MID-SINGLE DIGIT PERCENTAGE INCREASE ON A LIKE-FOR-LIKE BASIS WITH A GOOD CONTRIBUTION FROM ACQUISITION ACTIVITY.WITH NORMAL WEATHER PATTERNS AND IN ABSENCE OF ANY MAJOR MARKET DISLOCATIONS, LIKE-FOR-LIKE EBITDA IN SECOND HALF OF YEAR IS ALSO ANTICIPATED TO BE AHEAD OF SECOND HALF OF 2018.H1 EBITDA IS ALSO EXPECTED TO BE AHEAD IN EUROPE MATERIALS, DESPITE CHALLENGES IN UK DUE TO ONGOING BREXIT RELATED UNCERTAINTY.  Full Article

Crh PLC Files For Potential Mixed Shelf Offering; Size Not Disclosed
Friday, 12 Apr 2019 

April 12 (Reuters) - CRH PLC ::CRH PLC FILES FOR POTENTIAL MIXED SHELF OFFERING; SIZE NOT DISCLOSED - SEC FILING.  Full Article

CRH Says Completed Fourth Phase Of Share Buyback Programme
Tuesday, 2 Apr 2019 

April 2 (Reuters) - CRH PLC ::COMPLETED FOURTH PHASE OF ITS SHARE BUYBACK PROGRAMME, RETURNING A FURTHER EUR 200 MILLION OF CASH TO SHAREHOLDERS.  Full Article

CRH to complete European distribution unit review within 6 months
Thursday, 28 Feb 2019 

Feb 28 (Reuters) - CRH PLC CEO and CFO in interview with Reuters::CRH CEO MOMENTUM IN THE BUSINESS IS STRONG, BOTH IN US AND EUROPE.CRH CFO SAYS BACKLOGS IN U.S. BUSINESS THAT WILL COME THROUGH OVER NEXT 12 MONTHS VERY STRONG.CRH CEO SAYS REVIEW OF EUROPEAN DISTRIBUTION BUSINESS IS ONGOING, IT'S A FINE BUSINESS.CRH CFO SAYS WOULD ABSOLUTELY CONSIDER ANOTHER SHARE BUYBACK PROGRAMME.CRH CEO SAYS EXPECTS COMPLETION OF EUROPEAN DISTRIBUTION BUSINESS REVIEW WITHIN SIX MONTHS.CRH CEO SAYS WILL CONTINUE TO INTEGRATE BIG ACQUISITIONS IN H1, LOOK AT OTHER OPPORTUNITIES FROM H2.  Full Article

CRH FY earnings rise 3 pct, sees further growth in 2019
Thursday, 28 Feb 2019 

Feb 28 (Reuters) - CRH PLC ::RECORD EBITDA DELIVERY AT EUR 3.37 BILLION.STRONG FINANCIAL DISCIPLINE MAINTAINED WITH EUR 2.4 BILLION OPERATING CASH FLOWS FROM CONTINUING OPERATIONS.DIVIDEND PER SHARE INCREASED 6% TO 72.0C.LIKE-FOR-LIKE EBITDA AHEAD 3%; UP 3% IN EUROPE AND AMERICAS AND DOWN 44% IN ASIA.CRH REMAINS WELL POSITIONED TO BUILD UPON GAINS MADE IN 2018.WE BELIEVE 2019 WILL BE A YEAR OF PROGRESS AND FURTHER GROWTH FOR GROUP.ANY DIVIDEND INCREASES IN COMING YEARS WILL LAG INCREASES IN EARNINGS PER SHARE.WE EXPECT US ECONOMY TO CONTINUE TO ADVANCE IN 2019 AT A SIMILAR PACE TO RECENT TRENDS.BACKDROP IN EUROPE IS EXPECTED TO BE POSITIVE WITH CONTINUED PROGRESS IN KEY MARKETS, ALBEIT WITH REGIONAL VARIATIONS.WHILE BREXIT HAS CREATED A LEVEL OF UNCERTAINTY, WE EXPECT PROGRESS IN EUROPE TO CONTINUE.  Full Article

CRH Completes Phase 3 & Announces Phase 4 Of Share Buyback Programme
Friday, 28 Dec 2018 

Dec 28 (Reuters) - CRH PLC ::UPDATE TO SHARE BUYBACK PROGRAMME.CRH COMPLETES PHASE 3 AND ANNOUNCES PHASE 4 OF SHARE BUYBACK PROGRAMME.ENTERED INTO ARRANGEMENTS WITH UBS A.G., LONDON BRANCH TO REPURCHASE ORDINARY SHARES ON CRH'S BEHALF FOR A MAXIMUM CONSIDERATION OF EUR 200 MILLION.PHASE 4 PROGRAMME WILL COMMENCE ON 2 JANUARY 2019, AND WILL END NO LATER THAN 29 MARCH 2019.  Full Article

CRH Sees 2018 EBITDA To Be About Eur 3.35 Bln
Tuesday, 20 Nov 2018 

Nov 20 (Reuters) - CRH PLC ::2018 EBITDA EXPECTED TO BE APPROXIMATELY EUR 3.35 BILLION.AS WE LOOK FORWARD TO 2019, WE EXPECT FAVOURABLE MARKET FUNDAMENTALS TO CONTINUE ACROSS OUR KEY MARKETS.CUMULATIVE NINE-MONTH SALES TO END OF SEPTEMBER AMOUNTED TO EUR 19.9 BILLION, AN INCREASE OF 6%.EXPECT FULL-YEAR DEPRECIATION AND AMORTISATION EXPENSE TO BE BROADLY IN LINE WITH LAST YEAR.EXPECT FULL-YEAR PROFIT BEFORE TAX FROM CONTINUING OPERATIONS TO BE AHEAD OF 2017.  Full Article

CRH Appoints Mary Rhinehart And Siobhan Talbot As Non-Executive Directors
Monday, 1 Oct 2018 

Oct 1 (Reuters) - CRH PLC ::CRH PLC - APPOINTMENT TO BOARD OF MARY RHINEHART AND SIOBHAN TALBOT AS NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS.  Full Article

Funds managing $2 trillion urge cement makers to act on climate impact

LONDON European funds managing $2 trillion (£1.6 trillion) in assets called on cement companies to slash their greenhouse gas emissions on Monday, warning that a failure to do so could put their business models at risk.