CRH - April 2016
CRH's underlying sales in the first quarter improved by around nine per cent, primarily driven by a positive environment in the USA. Some EUR85m was spent on acquisitions and investment during the first quarter, while EUR78m was raised from divestments during the period. Group EBITDA in the first half expected to be around EUR1000m, or around five per cent ahead of last year. First-half results will be announced on 25 August 2016.