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CRH PLC (CRH.L)

CRH.L on London Stock Exchange

2,037.00GBp
14 Dec 2018
Change (% chg)

-11.00 (-0.54%)
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2,048.00
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1,971.00
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2,891.00
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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

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

CRH review of European distribution unit to take months-CEO
Thursday, 23 Aug 2018 

Aug 23 (Reuters) - CRH PLC ::CRH CEO SAYS GROWTH IN EUROPE CONTINUING AT THE SAME PACE AS LAST YEAR, PRICING STARTING TO COME THROUGH.CRH CEO SAYS SEEING SOME SOFTENING IN ACTIVITY IN THE UK AROUND BREXIT UNCERTAINTY.CRH CEO SAYS EUROPEAN DISTRIBUTION BUSINESS STRATEGIC REVIEW HAS BEGUN, WILL TAKE SEVERAL MONTHS TO COMPLETE.  Full Article

UK's CMA Says Decided Not To Refer Acquisition By CRH Of Alun Griffiths To Phase 2 Investigation
Friday, 29 Jun 2018 

June 29 (Reuters) - UK'S CMA: :DECIDED NOT TO REFER ACQUISITION BY CRH THROUGH ITS SUBSIDIARY TARMAC TRADING LIMITED OF ALUN GRIFFITHS TO A PHASE 2 INVESTIGATION.  Full Article

CRH Says To Combine Certain European, Americas Businesses
Thursday, 31 May 2018 

May 31 (Reuters) - CRH PLC ::ANNOUNCES ORGANISATIONAL & BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT INITIATIVES.WILL ESTABLISH NEW GLOBAL BUILDING PRODUCTS DIVISION EFFECTIVE 1 JAN 2019, BRINGING TOGETHER EUROPE LIGHTSIDE, EUROPE DISTRIBUTION AND AMERICAS PRODUCTS DIVISIONS.TARGETING TO IMPROVE GROUP'S EBITDA MARGIN BY 300 BASIS POINTS BY 2021.TARGETING TO HAVE EUR 7 BILLION OF FINANCIAL CAPACITY OVER NEXT 4 YEARS (AFTER CAPEX AND DIVIDENDS).DAVID DILLON,PRESIDENT, EUROPE LIGHTSIDE & DISTRIBUTION, WILL ASSUME NEW ROLE OF PRESIDENT, GLOBAL STRATEGY & BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, REPORTING TO CEO.  Full Article

CRH Says Commence Phase 1 Of Share Buyback Programme
Wednesday, 2 May 2018 

May 2 (Reuters) - CRH PLC ::CRH COMMENCES PHASE 1 OF SHARE BUYBACK PROGRAMME.HAS ENTERED INTO ARRANGEMENTS WITH UBS TO REPURCHASE ORDINARY SHARES ON CRH'S BEHALF FOR A MAXIMUM CONSIDERATION OF EUR 350 MILLION.PHASE 1 PROGRAMME WILL COMMENCE ON 2 MAY 2018, AND WILL END NO LATER THAN 22 AUGUST 2018.  Full Article

CRH Announces Completion Of Americas Distribution Divestment
Tuesday, 2 Jan 2018 

Jan 2 (Reuters) - CRH Plc ::CRH DIVESTMENT UPDATE.CRH ANNOUNCES COMPLETION OF AMERICAS DISTRIBUTION DIVESTMENT.  Full Article

Fairfax drops out of bidding for South African cement maker PPC
Monday, 11 Dec 2017 

Dec 11 (Reuters) - PPC Ltd ::NOTIFICATION OF WITHDRAWAL OF FAIRFAX PARTIAL OFFER AND FURTHER CAUTIONARY ANNOUNCEMENT.ON 8 DECEMBER 2017, INDEPENDENT BOARD RECEIVED FAIRFAX'S FORMAL NOTIFICATION THAT IT WILL NOT PROCEED WITH PARTIAL OFFER.PPC LTD BOARD CONTINUES TO ENGAGE WITH LAFARGEHOLCIM IN RESPECT OF ITS APPROACH.  Full Article

PPC says independent board to not recommend offer by Fairfax Africa Investments
Wednesday, 22 Nov 2017 

Nov 22 (Reuters) - PPC Ltd - :‍RECOMMENDATION OF INDEPENDENT BOARD NOT TO ACCEPT OFFER BY FAIRFAX AFRICA INVESTMENTS PROPRIETARY LIMITED ("FAIRFAX").‍PPC WILL NOT CONVENE A GENERAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS FOR PURPOSES OF APPROVING PROPOSED MERGER​.‍TAKEOVER REGULATION PANEL HAS GRANTED FAIRFAX AN EXTENSION OF DATE BY WHICH IT IS REQUIRED TO POST PARTIAL OFFER CIRCULAR UNTIL 12 DECEMBER 2017​.‍PPC IS CONTINUING ITS ENGAGEMENTS WITH CRH AND LH REGARDING THEIR RESPECTIVE NON-BINDING EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST​.  Full Article

CRH says has capacity for further deals after fresh U.S move
Tuesday, 21 Nov 2017 

Nov 21 (Reuters) - CRH Plc :CRH says paying average 10x 2017 FY EBITDA, 8x post-synergies for $3.5 billion Ash Grove, $0.75 billion Florida cement deals.CRH says has identified $80 million of synergies from ash grove acquisition over three years.CRH CEO says recent acquisitions very deliberate attempt to refocus group on U.S. and higher growth states.CRH CFO says still has capacity on balance sheet to do further deals as they present themselves.CRH CEO says would not expect any significant deals in new geographies.  Full Article

Britain's FTSE bounces after Wall Street rally; miners, materials lead way

* Intu sinks after consortium abandons bid, sends shivers through property sector