Eagle Materials Inc. (EXP) Analysts See $1.43 EPS

January 22, 2018 - By Marie Mckinney

 Eagle Materials Inc. (EXP) Analysts See $1.43 EPS
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.05 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.13, from 1.18 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 44 investors sold Eagle Materials Inc. shares while 86 reduced holdings. 44 funds opened positions while 92 raised stakes. 44.01 million shares or 1.41% more from 43.40 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Century Companies Inc has invested 0.01% in Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE:EXP). Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) holds 0% or 1,868 shares in its portfolio. 14,758 are owned by Brinker Capital Inc. Fmr Ltd Liability Corporation has 5.38 million shares for 0.07% of their portfolio. Pub Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE:EXP) for 10,647 shares. 926 are held by Whittier Of Nevada. Linscomb And Williams stated it has 7,000 shares. Symphony Asset Mgmt has 28,381 shares. Hsbc Hldg Public Ltd Com holds 3,518 shares. Fuller And Thaler Asset Mngmt Incorporated has invested 0.86% in Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE:EXP). Carl Domino Inc accumulated 3,600 shares. Weiss Multi invested in 53,484 shares. Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Tru reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE:EXP). Amalgamated Natl Bank holds 0.03% or 9,369 shares in its portfolio. Us Retail Bank De, Minnesota-based fund reported 17,286 shares.

Since August 4, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 11 selling transactions for $8.56 million activity. The insider STEWART ROBERT S sold $661,674. ESSL GERALD J also sold $530,756 worth of Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE:EXP) shares. Powers David B had sold 11,317 shares worth $1.06 million. Kesler Dale Craig had sold 5,000 shares worth $506,975 on Wednesday, September 6. Another trade for 8,198 shares valued at $881,721 was sold by Graass James H. Haack Michael also sold $774,065 worth of Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE:EXP) shares.

Analysts expect Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE:EXP) to report $1.43 EPS on January, 23.They anticipate $0.26 EPS change or 22.22 % from last quarter’s $1.17 EPS. EXP’s profit would be $69.53 million giving it 20.46 P/E if the $1.43 EPS is correct. After having $1.31 EPS previously, Eagle Materials Inc.’s analysts see 9.16 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.98% or $1.13 during the last trading session, reaching $117.02. About 215,663 shares traded. Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE:EXP) has risen 36.20% since January 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 19.50% the S&P500.

Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE:EXP) Ratings Coverage

Among 9 analysts covering Eagle Materials (NYSE:EXP), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Eagle Materials has $135.0 highest and $70 lowest target. $112.50’s average target is -3.86% below currents $117.02 stock price. Eagle Materials had 26 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE:EXP) earned “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Monday, July 31. The stock of Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE:EXP) earned “Buy” rating by BB&T Capital on Monday, March 28. The stock has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, October 23. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of EXP in report on Thursday, October 12 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, July 31 by Standpoint Research. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, August 31 by Stifel Nicolaus. On Thursday, September 28 the stock rating was downgraded by Standpoint Research to “Hold”. Standpoint Research downgraded the shares of EXP in report on Friday, July 22 to “Hold” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Monday, April 18. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, July 13 report.

Eagle Materials Inc. produces and sells construction products and building materials for use in residential, industrial, commercial, and infrastructure construction in the United States. The company has market cap of $5.69 billion. It also produces materials used for oil and natural gas extraction. It has a 26.89 P/E ratio. The firm operates in five divisions: Cement, Concrete and Aggregates, Gypsum Wallboard, Recycled Paperboard, and Oil and Gas Proppants.

Another recent and important Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE:EXP) news was published by Businesswire.com which published an article titled: “Eagle Materials Schedules Third Quarter Fiscal 2018 Earnings Release and …” on January 16, 2018.

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