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NYSE:EXP

Eagle Materials - EXP Stock Forecast, Price & News

$135.28
-0.41 (-0.30%)
(As of 08/15/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$133.99
$136.22
50-Day Range
$105.58
$136.18
52-Week Range
$105.34
$169.15
Volume
163,795 shs
Average Volume
374,258 shs
Market Capitalization
$5.10 billion
P/E Ratio
14.03
Dividend Yield
0.74%
Price Target
$159.09

Eagle Materials MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.58 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
17.6% Upside
$159.09 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.79% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-5.81
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.84mentions of Eagle Materials in the last 14 days
Based on 5 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$2.21 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
12.61%
From $11.50 to $12.95 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.31 out of 5 stars

Construction Sector

31st out of 106 stocks

Cement, Hydraulic Industry

2nd out of 4 stocks

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About Eagle Materials (NYSE:EXP) Stock

Eagle Materials Inc., through its subsidiaries, produces and supplies heavy construction materials and light building materials in the United States. It operates through Cement, Concrete and Aggregates, Gypsum Wallboard, and Recycled Paperboard segments. The company engages in the mining of limestone for the manufacture, production, distribution, and sale of Portland cement; grinding and sale of slag; and mining of gypsum for the manufacture and sale of gypsum wallboards used to finish the interior walls and ceilings in residential, commercial, and industrial structures. It also manufactures and sells recycled paperboard to gypsum wallboard industry and other paperboard converters, as well as containerboard and lightweight packaging grades. In addition, the company engages in the sale of ready-mix concrete; and mining, extracting, production, and sale of aggregates, including crushed stones, sand, and gravel. Its products are used in commercial and residential construction; public construction projects; and projects to build, expand, and repair roads and highways. The company was formerly known as Centex Construction Products, Inc. and changed its name to Eagle Materials, Inc. in January 2004. Eagle Materials Inc. was founded in 1963 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

Wall Street Analysts Forecast Growth

A number of equities analysts recently weighed in on the stock. Citigroup upped their target price on shares of Eagle Materials to $146.00 in a research note on Tuesday, August 9th. Truist Financial reduced their target price on shares of Eagle Materials from $172.00 to $155.00 and set a "buy" rating for the company in a research note on Monday, May 23rd. Stephens reduced their target price on shares of Eagle Materials to $170.00 in a research note on Tuesday, July 26th. The Goldman Sachs Group reduced their target price on shares of Eagle Materials from $190.00 to $162.00 and set a "buy" rating for the company in a research note on Friday, May 20th. Finally, StockNews.com raised shares of Eagle Materials from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research note on Friday, July 29th. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the stock. Based on data from MarketBeat.com, the company presently has a consensus rating of "Moderate Buy" and a consensus price target of $159.09.

Eagle Materials Stock Performance

Shares of EXP Stock traded down $0.41 on Monday, reaching $135.28. The stock had a trading volume of 163,795 shares, compared to its average volume of 374,258. The company has a quick ratio of 1.37, a current ratio of 2.39 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.00. The firm's 50-day moving average is $119.30 and its two-hundred day moving average is $126.79. The firm has a market capitalization of $5.10 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.03 and a beta of 1.29. Eagle Materials has a 12 month low of $105.34 and a 12 month high of $169.15.

Eagle Materials (NYSE:EXP - Get Rating) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, May 19th. The construction company reported $1.90 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.74 by $0.16. The company had revenue of $413.10 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $400.68 million. Eagle Materials had a net margin of 19.72% and a return on equity of 33.25%. Eagle Materials's quarterly revenue was up 20.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $1.56 EPS. On average, research analysts expect that Eagle Materials will post 11.5 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Eagle Materials Announces Dividend

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, October 14th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 16th will be issued a $0.25 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 15th. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.74%. Eagle Materials's dividend payout ratio is currently 10.37%.

Insider Buying and Selling at Eagle Materials

In other Eagle Materials news, Director Ed H. Bowman, Jr. sold 1,828 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, June 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $110.15, for a total value of $201,354.20. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 10,485 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $1,154,922.75. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. In other Eagle Materials news, EVP James H. Graass sold 9,092 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, May 23rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $125.02, for a total value of $1,136,681.84. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 20,090 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $2,511,651.80. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, Director Ed H. Bowman, Jr. sold 1,828 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, June 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $110.15, for a total transaction of $201,354.20. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 10,485 shares in the company, valued at $1,154,922.75. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 17,776 shares of company stock valued at $2,214,229 in the last three months. 1.60% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

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Eagle Materials (NYSE:EXP) Upgraded by StockNews.com to Buy
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EXP Company Calendar

Last Earnings
5/19/2022
Ex-Dividend for 7/15 Dividend
6/15/2022
Dividend Payable
7/15/2022
Today
8/15/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
10/27/2022
Fiscal Year End
3/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Cement, hydraulic
Sub-Industry
Construction Materials
CUSIP
26969P10
Employees
2,200
Year Founded
1964

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$159.09
High Stock Price Forecast
$193.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$130.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+17.6%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.58
Research Coverage
12 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$374.25 million
Pretax Margin
25.14%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.86 billion
Cash Flow
$12.98 per share
Book Value
$28.69 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
37,082,000
Market Cap
$5.10 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.29

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EXP Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Eagle Materials stock right now?

12 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Eagle Materials in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" EXP shares.
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What is Eagle Materials' stock price forecast for 2022?

12 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Eagle Materials' shares. Their EXP share price forecasts range from $130.00 to $193.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $159.09 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 17.6% from the stock's current price.
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How have EXP shares performed in 2022?

Eagle Materials' stock was trading at $166.46 at the beginning of 2022. Since then, EXP stock has decreased by 18.7% and is now trading at $135.28.
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Are investors shorting Eagle Materials?

Eagle Materials saw a decrease in short interest during the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totaling 1,040,000 shares, a decrease of 16.8% from the July 15th total of 1,250,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 364,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.9 days. Approximately 2.8% of the company's stock are short sold.
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When is Eagle Materials' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 27th 2022.
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How were Eagle Materials' earnings last quarter?

Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE:EXP) issued its earnings results on Thursday, May, 19th. The construction company reported $1.90 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.74 by $0.16. The construction company earned $413.10 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $400.68 million. Eagle Materials had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 33.25% and a net margin of 19.72%. The company's revenue was up 20.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm posted $1.56 EPS.

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

Eagle Materials declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 10th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 16th will be given a dividend of $0.25 per share on Friday, October 14th. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.74%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 15th.
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Is Eagle Materials a good dividend stock?

Eagle Materials (NYSE:EXP) pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.74%. The company does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 10.37%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, EXP will have a dividend payout ratio of 7.72% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What is Steve Rowley's approval rating as Eagle Materials' CEO?

9 employees have rated Eagle Materials Chief Executive Officer Steve Rowley on Glassdoor.com. Steve Rowley has an approval rating of 100% among the company's employees. This puts Steve Rowley in the top 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Eagle Materials own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Eagle Materials investors own include Alibaba Group (BABA), NVIDIA (NVDA), Pfizer (PFE), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Skyworks Solutions (SWKS), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Lam Research (LRCX), Micron Technology (MU), NIKE (NKE) and Raytheon Technologies (RTX).

What is Eagle Materials' stock symbol?

Eagle Materials trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "EXP."

Who are Eagle Materials' major shareholders?

Eagle Materials' stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include FMR LLC (7.02%), Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (3.87%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.30%), Brown Advisory Inc. (1.31%), Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC (1.15%) and RWC Asset Management LLP (0.78%). Insiders that own company stock include Dale Craig Kesler, David B Powers, David B Powers, Ed H Bowman Jr, F William Barnett, James H Graass, Keith W Metcalf, Martin M Ellen, Michael Haack, Richard Ross Stewart, Robert S Stewart, Steven L Wentzel, William R Devlin and William R Devlin.
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How do I buy shares of Eagle Materials?

Shares of EXP stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Eagle Materials' stock price today?

One share of EXP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $135.28.

How much money does Eagle Materials make?

Eagle Materials (NYSE:EXP) has a market capitalization of $5.10 billion and generates $1.86 billion in revenue each year. The construction company earns $374.25 million in net income (profit) each year or $9.64 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Eagle Materials have?

The company employs 2,200 workers across the globe.

Does Eagle Materials have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Eagle Materials: AG DALLAS LLC, AG SOUTH CAROLINA LLC, AMERICAN GYPSUM COMPANY LLC, AMERICAN GYPSUM MARKETING COMPANY LLC, AUDUBON MATERIALS LLC, AUDUBON READYMIX LLC, CCP CEMENT COMPANY LLC, CCP CONCRETE/AGGREGATES LLC, CCP GYPSUM LLC, CENTEX MATERIALS LLC, FAIRBORN CEMENT COMPANY LLC, HOLLIS & EASTERN RAILROAD COMPANY LLC, ILLINOIS CEMENT COMPANY LLC, KANSAS CITY AGGREGATE LLC, KANSAS CITY FLY ASH LLC, KANSAS CITY READYMIX LLC, KOSMOS CEMENT COMPANY LLC, MOUNTAIN CEMENT COMPANY LLC, MOUNTAIN LAND & CATTLE COMPANY LLC, NEVADA CEMENT COMPANY LLC, REPUBLIC PAPERBOARD COMPANY LLC, SKYWAY CEMENT COMPANY LLC, TEXAS CEMENT COMPANY, TEXAS LEHIGH CEMENT COMPANY LP, TLCC GP LLC, TLCC LP LLC, and TULSA CEMEMT LLC.
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When was Eagle Materials founded?

Eagle Materials was founded in 1964.

How can I contact Eagle Materials?

Eagle Materials' mailing address is 5960 BERKSHIRE LANE SUITE 900, DALLAS TX, 75225. The official website for the company is www.eaglematerials.com. The construction company can be reached via phone at (214) 432-2000 or via fax at 214-432-2100.

This page (NYSE:EXP) was last updated on 8/16/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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