BRIEF-CRH sees FY earnings rising to 4.15 billion euros

Nov 26 (Reuters) -

* CRH - 2019 FULL-YEAR EBITDA EXPECTED TO BE IN EXCESS OF €4.15BN; ANOTHER YEAR OF PROGRESS

* CRH - CUMULATIVE NINE-MONTH SALES TO THE END OF SEPTEMBER AMOUNTED TO €21.8 BILLION, AN INCREASE OF 9%

* CRH - CUMULATIVE NINE-MONTH EBITDA 3.2 BILLION EUROS, +27% YEAR-ON-YEAR OR +7% LIKE-FOR-LIKE BASIS

* CRH - AMERICAN MATERIALS EBITDA NINE MONTHS TO END-SEPT +9%, EUROPE MATERIALS +2%, BUILDING PRODUCTS +7%

* CRH - AS WE LOOK AHEAD TO 2020, WE EXPECT SOLID MARKET FUNDAMENTALS TO CONTINUE ACROSS OUR KEY MARKETS

* CRH - EUROPE MATERIALS PERFORMANCE PARTLY OFFSET BY CONTINUED MARKET DISRUPTION IN THE UK

* CRH - GROUP HAS SPENT C. €0.7 BILLION ON 44 ACQUISITION/INVESTMENT TRANSACTIONS TO DATE IN 2019 Further company coverage: (Reporting By Padraic Halpin)