CRH PLC Announces 2017 Interim Results

DUBLIN, IRELAND–(Marketwired – Aug 24, 2017) – CRH PLC (LSE: CRH)
2017 Interim Results
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Key Points

H1 in line with April guidance

Continued profit growth and margins ahead

Significant M&A activity; allocating and reallocating capital at attractive multiples

Interim dividend increased to 19.2c per share

Trading Highlights

Sales of EUR13.0 billion, 2% ahead of 2016

Like-for-like sales1 ahead 1%; +3% in Europe, +1% in the Americas and down 8% in Asia

EBITDA of EUR1.175 billion, 5% ahead of 2016

Like-for-like EBITDA ahead 2%; +2% in Europe, +6% in the Americas and down 39% in Asia

EBITDA margin 9.0% (H1 2016: 8.8%)

EPS of 43.5c per share, 29% ahead of 2016

 
 
 
 
 

 
Six months ended 30 June
2017
2016
 
 
 

 
 
EUR m
EUR m
Change
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
Sales revenue
12,997
12,693
+2%
 
 

 
EBITDA
1,175
1,120
+5%
 
 

 
EBITDA Margin
9.0%
8.8%
+20bps
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
Operating profit (EBIT)
647
588
+10%
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
Profit before tax
517
407
+27%
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
EUR cent
EUR cent
 
 
 

 
Basic earnings per share
43.5
33.8
+29%
   

 
Dividend per share
19.2
18.8
+2%
 
 

 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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