CRH Posts Lower 2012 Pretax Profit
CRH PLC (NYSE: CRH) reported a decline in its pretax profit for the year ended December 31.
CRH's revenue for the year rose to EUR18.66 billion, from EUR18.08 billion. Its operating profit fell to EUR845 million from EUR871 million, while pretax profit declined to EUR674 million from EUR711 million.
Its earnings per share dropped to 76.4 cents from 82.6 cents.
CRH shares closed at $20.86 yesterday.
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