Dividend Growth of Eagle Materials Inc(EXP)

Eagle Materials Inc(EXP) is having a Dividend Yield of 0.37% with the Annual cash Dividend per share of $0.4. The last quarter cash dividend per share pay out was $0.2. Eagle Materials Inc has a 5 year average dividend yield of 0.63% and the stock has a Indicated annual dividend of $0.4. Eagle Materials Inc(EXP) formally announced its most recent dividend on February 1, 2017 with a Dividend per share of $0.1. The new indicated annual dividend based on announced dividend per share is $0.4. The dividend yield based on the forward looking indicated annual dividend is 0.37%. Eagle Materials Inc(EXP) has the most recent dividend payout ratio of 0.1 with a 5-year average payout ratio of 0.2.

Eagle Materials Inc (NYSE:EXP) witnessed a decline in the market cap on Thursday as its shares dropped 1.87% or 2.03 points. After the session commenced at $108.45, the stock reached the higher end at $108.49 while it hit a low of $105.24. With the volume soaring to 589,746 shares, the last trade was called at $106.45. The company has a 52-week high of $110.64. The company has a market cap of $5,153 million and there are 48,410,358 shares in outstanding. The 52-week low of the share price is $53.51. Shares of Eagle Materials Inc. rose by 1.52% in the last five trading days and 8.43% for the last 4 weeks. Eagle Materials Inc. is up 11.05% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 8.04%.

Currently the company Insiders own 5.5% of Eagle Materials Inc shares according to the proxy statements. In the past twelve weeks, the net percent change held by company insiders has changed by -19.1% . Institutional Investors own 91.85% of Eagle Materials Inc shares. During last six month period, the net percent change held by insiders has seen a change of -23.53%. Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Feb 15, 2017, F William Barnett (director) sold 19,454 shares at 107.19 per share price.On Jan 31, 2017, Gerald J Essl (Executive Vice President) sold 5,000 shares at 105.00 per share price.On Jan 31, 2017, David B Powers (President & CEO) sold 22,000 shares at 106.49 per share price.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Eagle Materials was Downgraded by Citigroup to Neutral on Dec 5, 2016.

Eagle Materials Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Jan 24, 2017. The company reported $1.17 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.04. Analyst had a consensus of $1.13. The company had revenue of $302.40 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $302.18 million. The companys revenue was up 9.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.92 EPS.

Eagle Materials Inc. is a Dallas-based company that manufactures and distributes Cement, Gypsum Wallboard, Recycled Paperboard and Concrete and Aggregates.

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