Exponent Company Profile (NASDAQ:EXPO)

About Exponent (NASDAQ:EXPO)

Exponent logoExponent, Inc. (Exponent), along with its subsidiaries, is a science and engineering consulting company. Exponent provides engineering and scientific consulting services to clients around the world. Its service offerings are provided on a project-by-project basis. It operates in two segments: Engineering and Other Scientific, and Environmental and Health. Its Engineering and Other Scientific segment includes biomechanics, biomedical engineering, buildings and structures, civil engineering, construction consulting, materials and corrosion engineering, mechanical engineering, polymer science and materials chemistry, statistical and data sciences, thermal sciences and vehicle analysis services. Its Environmental and Health segment includes chemical regulation and food safety; ecological and biological sciences; environmental and earth sciences, and health sciences. Exponent serves clients in automotive, government, health, insurance, manufacturing and technology, among others.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Business Services
  • Industry: Business Support Services
  • Sub-Industry: Research & Consulting Services
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:EXPO
  • CUSIP: 30214U10
  • Web: www.exponent.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $1.87 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 25,793,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $72.72
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $64.21
  • 52 Week Range: $55.69 - $77.15
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 37.51
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 34.13
  • P/E Growth: 2.87
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $311.5 million
  • Price / Sales: 5.99
  • Book Value: $11.22 per share
  • Price / Book: 6.45
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $0.84
  • Dividend Yield: 1.2%
Profitability:
  • EBITDA: $71.89 million
  • Net Margins: 16.46%
  • Return on Equity: 17.21%
  • Return on Assets: 11.99%
Debt:
  • Current Ratio: 3.70%
  • Quick Ratio: 4.09%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 103,517 shs.
  • Beta: 0.61
  • Short Ratio: 5.75
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Exponent (NASDAQ:EXPO)

What is Exponent's stock symbol?

Exponent trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "EXPO."

How often does Exponent pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Exponent?

Exponent declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, October 19th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 1st will be given a dividend of $0.21 per share on Friday, December 22nd. This represents a $0.84 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.16%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 30th. View Exponent's Dividend History.

How were Exponent's earnings last quarter?

Exponent, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPO) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 18th. The company reported $0.54 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.45 by $0.09. The company earned $87.60 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $79.69 million. Exponent had a return on equity of 17.21% and a net margin of 16.46%. The firm's revenue was up 12.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.42 EPS. View Exponent's Earnings History.

Where is Exponent's stock going? Where will Exponent's stock price be in 2017?

2 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for Exponent's shares. Their forecasts range from $77.00 to $82.00. On average, they expect Exponent's stock price to reach $79.50 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Exponent.

What are analysts saying about Exponent stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Exponent stock:

  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Exponent, Inc., is a multidisciplinary organization of scientists, physicians, engineers and business consultants performing in-depth scientific research and analysis in over 90 technical disciplines. The company is an engineering and scientific consulting firm providing solutions to complex problems. The firm has been best known for analyzing accidents and failures to determine their causes, but in recent years it has become more active in assisting clients with human health, environmental and engineering issues associated with new products to help prevent problems in the future. The Company serves clients in the automotive, aviation, chemical, construction, consumer products, energy, government, health, insurance, manufacturing, technology and other sectors. " (10/20/2017)
  • 2. Cantor Fitzgerald analysts commented, "Foresi’s Take. Exponent posted strong revenue growth in the low double digits as results got a boost from further momentum in a large project and showed continued strength in multiple practices. The company noted solid performances in its polymer science, mechanical engineering, human factors, construction consulting, and chemical regulation and food safety practices." (10/19/2017)

Who are some of Exponent's key competitors?

Who are Exponent's key executives?

Exponent's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Catherine Ford Corrigan Ph.D., President
  • Paul R. Johnston Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Richard L. Schlenker Jr., Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Corporate Secretary
  • Sally B. Shepard, Vice President - Human Resources
  • Robert I. Haddad Ph.D., Group Vice President
  • Harri K. Kytomaa Ph.D., Group Vice President
  • Steven J. Murray Ph.D., Group Vice President
  • John D. Osteraas Ph.D., Group Vice President
  • John D. Pye Ph.D., Group Vice President
  • Richard Reiss, Group Vice President

How do I buy Exponent stock?

Shares of Exponent can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Exponent's stock price today?

One share of Exponent stock can currently be purchased for approximately $72.35.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Exponent (NASDAQ EXPO)
Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  80 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  88 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  168
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Exponent and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Exponent (NASDAQ:EXPO) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $79.50 (9.88% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for Exponent (NASDAQ:EXPO)
Price Target History for Exponent (NASDAQ:EXPO)
Analysts' Ratings History for Exponent (NASDAQ:EXPO)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/19/2017SunTrust Banks, Inc.Reiterated RatingHold$77.00N/AView Rating Details
10/19/2017Cantor FitzgeraldBoost Price TargetOverweight$82.00N/AView Rating Details
7/7/2016Avondale PartnersInitiated CoverageMarket Perform$60.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/22/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Exponent (NASDAQ:EXPO)
Earnings by Quarter for Exponent (NASDAQ:EXPO)
Earnings History by Quarter for Exponent (NASDAQ EXPO)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/18/2017Q3 2017$0.45$0.54$79.69 million$87.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/18/2017Q2 2017$0.41$0.51$79.30 million$84.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/19/2017Q1 2017$0.48$0.39$79.32 million$80.47 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/1/2017Q4 2016$0.34$0.39$74.84 million$77.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/19/2016Q3$0.34$0.42$74.46 million$77.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/19/2016Q216$0.43$0.38$80.46 million$77.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/20/2016Q1$0.35$0.40$77.15 million$79.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/3/2016Q4$0.32$0.36$73.50 million$73.68 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/21/2015Q315$0.41$0.43$75.59 million$78.99 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/21/2015Q215$0.42$0.43$76.21 million$79.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/22/2015Q115$0.71$0.75$76.66 million$76.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/4/2015Q414$0.60$0.68$68.20 million$69.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/22/2014Q314$0.71$0.80$72.30 million$74.26 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/22/2014Q214$0.72$0.81$72.82 million$72.33 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/23/2014Q114$0.57$0.66$73.97 million$72.97 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/5/2014Q4$0.56$0.63$67.24 million$69.04 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/16/2013Q313$0.61$0.79$67.15 million$70.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/23/2013Q2 2013$0.61$0.77$66.93 million$75.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/30/2013Q4 2012$0.63$0.60$65.30 million$65.05 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Exponent (NASDAQ:EXPO)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.70
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.00
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$0.41$0.51$0.46
Q2 20172$0.39$0.42$0.41
Q3 20172$0.40$0.44$0.42
Q4 20172$0.41$0.41$0.41
Q1 20182$0.48$0.61$0.55
Q2 20182$0.50$0.54$0.52
Q3 20182$0.47$0.47$0.47
Q4 20182$0.46$0.47$0.47
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Exponent (NASDAQ:EXPO)
Next Dividend:12/22/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.84
Dividend Yield:1.16%
Payout Ratio:40.98% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
40.19% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
39.62% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Exponent (NASDAQ:EXPO)

Dividend History by Quarter for Exponent (NASDAQ EXPO)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
10/19/2017quarterly$0.211.17%11/30/201712/1/201712/22/2017
7/19/2017quarterly$0.211.25%8/30/20179/1/20179/22/2017
4/20/2017quarterly$0.211.38%6/7/20176/9/20176/23/2017
2/2/2017quarterly$0.211.49%3/1/20173/3/20173/24/2017
10/20/2016quarterly$0.181.32%11/30/201612/2/201612/23/2016
7/20/2016quarterly$0.181.39%8/31/20169/2/20169/23/2016
4/22/2016quarterly$0.181.42%6/8/20166/10/20166/24/2016
2/4/2016quarterly$0.181.44%3/2/20163/4/20163/25/2016
10/22/2015quarterly$0.151.14%11/24/201511/27/201512/18/2015
7/22/2015quarterly$0.151.32%9/2/20159/4/20159/25/2015
4/23/2015quarterly$0.150.63%6/10/20156/12/20156/26/2015
2/5/2015quarterly$0.301.33%3/4/20153/6/20153/27/2015
10/22/2014quarterly$0.251.33%11/25/201411/28/201412/19/2014
7/22/2014quarterly$0.251.3%9/3/20149/5/20149/26/2014
4/23/2014quarterly$0.251.41%6/4/20146/6/20146/27/2014
2/5/2014quarterly$0.251.43%3/5/20143/7/20143/28/2014
10/16/2013quarterly$0.150.8%11/26/201311/29/201312/20/2013
7/23/2013quarterly$0.150.94%9/4/20139/6/20139/27/2013
4/17/2013quarterly$0.151.15%6/5/20136/7/20136/28/2013
2/19/2013quarterly$0.153/6/20133/8/20133/29/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Exponent (NASDAQ:EXPO)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.80%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 88.29%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Exponent (NASDAQ:EXPO)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Exponent (NASDAQ:EXPO)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Exponent (NASDAQ:EXPO)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/29/2017Paul R JohnstonCEOSell3,000$74.01$222,030.00View SEC Filing  
9/26/2017Paul R JohnstonCEOSell3,052$73.11$223,131.72View SEC Filing  
9/21/2017Paul R JohnstonCEOSell4,000$72.42$289,680.00View SEC Filing  
9/18/2017Paul R JohnstonCEOSell3,696$70.86$261,898.56View SEC Filing  
9/13/2017Paul R JohnstonCEOSell4,000$69.42$277,680.00View SEC Filing  
9/8/2017Paul R JohnstonCEOSell3,150$69.20$217,980.00View SEC Filing  
9/5/2017Paul R JohnstonCEOSell4,000$67.74$270,960.00View SEC Filing  
8/30/2017Paul R JohnstonCEOSell4,095$65.84$269,614.80View SEC Filing  
8/25/2017Paul R JohnstonCEOSell5,000$64.52$322,600.00View SEC Filing  
8/22/2017Paul R JohnstonCEOSell5,000$64.49$322,450.00View SEC Filing  
8/17/2017Paul R JohnstonCEOSell5,000$64.41$322,050.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2017Paul R JohnstonCEOSell5,000$65.28$326,400.00View SEC Filing  
8/9/2017Paul R JohnstonCEOSell5,858$65.60$384,284.80View SEC Filing  
8/4/2017Harri KytomaaInsiderSell12,000$66.38$796,560.00View SEC Filing  
8/4/2017Paul R JohnstonCEOSell4,142$65.70$272,129.40View SEC Filing  
8/1/2017Paul R JohnstonCEOSell5,000$65.94$329,700.00View SEC Filing  
7/24/2017John PyeInsiderSell3,600$65.08$234,288.00View SEC Filing  
7/21/2017Sally ShepardInsiderSell1,255$65.37$82,039.35View SEC Filing  
11/14/2016Harri KytomaaInsiderSell5,500$61.91$340,505.00View SEC Filing  
11/9/2016Michael R GaulkeDirectorSell4,000$59.55$238,200.00View SEC Filing  
10/25/2016Richard L Schlenker JrCFOSell14,557$56.98$829,457.86View SEC Filing  
10/25/2016Stephen C RigginsDirectorSell2,386$56.95$135,882.70View SEC Filing  
10/24/2016Michael R GaulkeDirectorSell4,000$57.06$228,240.00View SEC Filing  
10/24/2016Steven J MurrayInsiderSell342$57.02$19,500.84View SEC Filing  
10/20/2016Michael R GaulkeDirectorSell8,750$55.14$482,475.00View SEC Filing  
8/16/2016Paul BoehmInsiderSell5,000$52.18$260,900.00View SEC Filing  
7/25/2016Paul BoehmInsiderSell5,000$51.42$257,100.00View SEC Filing  
7/14/2016Paul R JohnstonCEOSell5,500$59.27$325,985.00View SEC Filing  
7/8/2016Paul R JohnstonCEOSell5,578$58.15$324,360.70View SEC Filing  
7/1/2016Paul R JohnstonCEOSell5,500$58.07$319,385.00View SEC Filing  
6/27/2016Paul R JohnstonCEOSell5,500$54.74$301,070.00View SEC Filing  
6/21/2016Paul R JohnstonCEOSell6,006$56.31$338,197.86View SEC Filing  
6/15/2016Paul R JohnstonCEOSell5,500$55.20$303,600.00View SEC Filing  
6/9/2016Paul R JohnstonCEOSell5,000$55.43$277,150.00View SEC Filing  
6/3/2016Paul R JohnstonCEOSell5,000$54.47$272,350.00View SEC Filing  
5/27/2016Catherine CorriganVPSell3,000$52.68$158,040.00View SEC Filing  
5/27/2016Paul R JohnstonCEOSell5,000$52.67$263,350.00View SEC Filing  
5/24/2016Catherine CorriganVPSell4,276$51.33$219,487.08View SEC Filing  
5/23/2016Paul R JohnstonCEOSell5,000$50.01$250,050.00View SEC Filing  
5/20/2016Catherine CorriganVPSell5,950$50.10$298,095.00View SEC Filing  
5/18/2016Catherine CorriganVPSell6,723$50.32$338,301.36View SEC Filing  
5/17/2016Paul R JohnstonCEOSell4,698$50.56$237,530.88View SEC Filing  
5/16/2016Paul BoehmVPSell10,000$51.00$510,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/11/2016Paul R JohnstonCEOSell5,302$50.01$265,153.02View SEC Filing  
5/9/2016Robert D CaligiuriVPSell2,500$50.00$125,000.00View SEC Filing  
4/25/2016Stephen C RigginsDirectorSell3,200$49.32$157,824.00View SEC Filing  
2/25/2016Catherine CorriganVPSell2,000$46.89$93,780.00View SEC Filing  
2/22/2016Robert D CaligiuriVPSell5,000$47.50$237,500.00View SEC Filing  
11/10/2015Richard L. Schlenker, Jr.CFOSell20,000$51.45$1,029,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/29/2015Richard L. Schlenker, Jr.CFOSell58,994$52.04$3,070,047.76View SEC Filing  
10/26/2015Paul BoehmVPSell10,000$52.33$523,300.00View SEC Filing  
10/26/2015Richard L. Schlenker, Jr.CFOSell6,515$52.59$342,623.85View SEC Filing  
9/30/2015Paul R JohnstonCEOSell8,054$44.46$358,080.84View SEC Filing  
9/25/2015Paul R JohnstonCEOSell4,378$44.30$193,945.40View SEC Filing  
9/22/2015Paul R JohnstonCEOSell6,000$43.30$259,800.00View SEC Filing  
9/17/2015Paul R JohnstonCEOSell5,410$43.83$237,120.30View SEC Filing  
9/14/2015Paul R JohnstonCEOSell5,556$43.53$241,852.68View SEC Filing  
9/9/2015Paul R. JohnstonCEOSell29,260$43.26$1,265,787.60View SEC Filing  
9/8/2015Paul R. JohnstonCEOSell24,000$43.25$1,038,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/27/2015Catherine CorriganVPSell3,000$42.27$126,810.00View SEC Filing  
8/19/2015Paul R. JohnstonCEOSell6,000$43.41$260,460.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2015Paul R JohnstonCEOSell6,000$43.55$261,300.00View SEC Filing  
8/12/2015Paul R JohnstonCEOSell4,740$43.25$205,005.00View SEC Filing  
7/24/2015Stephen C RigginsDirectorSell2,880$43.86$126,316.80View SEC Filing  
2/11/2015Subbaiah V MalladiInsiderSell5,053$87.56$442,440.68View SEC Filing  
2/10/2015Subbaiah V MalladiInsiderSell10,105$88.49$894,191.45View SEC Filing  
10/30/2014Robert D CaligiuriVPSell5,000$79.00$395,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/4/2014Robert D CaligiuriVPSell4,994$70.99$354,524.06View SEC Filing  
6/26/2014Paul R JohnstonCEOSell4,075$72.99$297,434.25View SEC Filing  
6/23/2014Paul R JohnstonCEOSell4,168$72.93$303,972.24View SEC Filing  
6/18/2014Paul R JohnstonCEOSell3,062$73.03$223,617.86View SEC Filing  
6/13/2014Paul R JohnstonCEOSell3,133$72.82$228,145.06View SEC Filing  
6/10/2014Paul R JohnstonCEOSell3,000$73.05$219,150.00View SEC Filing  
6/5/2014Paul R JohnstonCEOSell3,000$71.23$213,690.00View SEC Filing  
6/2/2014Paul R JohnstonCEOSell3,000$71.04$213,120.00View SEC Filing  
5/29/2014Catherine CorriganVPSell2,500$70.06$175,150.00View SEC Filing  
5/28/2014Paul R JohnstonCEOSell2,249$69.83$157,047.67View SEC Filing  
5/27/2014Paul BoehmVPSell2,000$70.00$140,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/22/2014Paul R JohnstonCEOSell3,751$68.63$257,431.13View SEC Filing  
5/19/2014Paul JohnstonCEOSell3,000$68.17$204,510.00View SEC Filing  
5/14/2014Paul JohnstonCEOSell3,000$67.95$203,850.00View SEC Filing  
5/12/2014Elizabeth AndersonVPSell8,701$70.80$616,030.80View SEC Filing  
5/9/2014Paul JohnstonCEOSell3,000$68.92$206,760.00View SEC Filing  
5/6/2014Paul JohnstonCEOSell2,776$69.93$194,125.68View SEC Filing  
2/24/2014Robert CaligiuriVPSell5,000$72.40$362,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/21/2013Richard Schlenker, Jr.CFOSell18,302$75.02$1,373,016.04View SEC Filing  
10/29/2013Richard L Schlenker JrCFOSell6,698$79.33$531,352.34View SEC Filing  
10/21/2013Paul BoehmVPSell4,000$78.44$313,760.00View SEC Filing  
8/23/2013Catherine CorriganVPSell1,498$66.01$98,882.98View SEC Filing  
8/22/2013Catherine CorriganVPSell5,367$66.53$357,066.51View SEC Filing  
8/12/2013Robert CaligiuriVPSell5,000$67.19$335,950.00View SEC Filing  
8/7/2013Richard Schlenker, Jr.CFOSell2,766$66.58$184,160.28View SEC Filing  
8/5/2013Richard L Schlenker JrCFOSell18,141$67.12$1,217,623.92View SEC Filing  
7/31/2013Richard L Schlenker JrCFOSell1,721$67.00$115,307.00View SEC Filing  
7/29/2013Stephen RigginsDirectorSell1,587$66.56$105,630.72View SEC Filing  
7/26/2013Leslie G DenendDirectorSell1,487$66.34$98,647.58View SEC Filing  
5/23/2013Robert D CaligiuriVPSell5,737$56.01$321,329.37View SEC Filing  
5/10/2013Mary B CranstonDirectorSell1,860$53.50$99,510.00View SEC Filing  
10/31/2012Paul R JohnstonCEOSell4,000$53.07$212,280.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

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