CRH reports pre-tax profits of €61m, maintains full-year guidance

Building materials company CRH has reported pre-tax profits of €61 million for the first half of the year, compared with a loss of €71 million in 2013.

19th August, 2014
CRH said it will maintain its 2014 interim dividend at 18.5 per cent per share

Building materials company CRH has reported pre-tax profits of €61 million for the first half of the year, compared with a loss of €71 million in 2013.

Sales revenue increased 4 per cent over the six-month period to €8.3 billion, while operating profits increased to €171 million, up from €41 million.

In Europe, sales were up 7 per cent and in the Americas were up by 1 per cent.

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