Shares of Eagle Materials, Inc. (NYSE:EXP) have earned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the sixteen research firms that are currently covering the company, MarketBeat Ratings reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, six have assigned a hold recommendation and eight have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year price objective among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $95.06.
Several research analysts recently issued reports on EXP shares. Zacks Investment Research raised Eagle Materials from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, April 9th. ValuEngine raised Eagle Materials from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, March 9th. Citigroup lifted their price objective on Eagle Materials from $84.00 to $87.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, April 1st. Macquarie set a $100.00 price objective on Eagle Materials and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, April 2nd. Finally, Berenberg Bank assumed coverage on Eagle Materials in a research report on Wednesday, April 3rd. They issued a “buy” rating and a $103.00 price objective for the company.
Shares of NYSE:EXP opened at $87.72 on Wednesday. The firm has a market cap of $3.98 billion, a P/E ratio of 20.79, a P/E/G ratio of 1.91 and a beta of 1.36. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.42, a current ratio of 2.26 and a quick ratio of 0.87. Eagle Materials has a 12-month low of $57.00 and a 12-month high of $115.75.
Eagle Materials Company Profile
Eagle Materials Inc, through its subsidiaries, produces and supplies heavy construction materials, light building materials, and materials used for oil and natural gas extraction in the United States. It operates in five segments: Cement, Concrete and Aggregates, Gypsum Wallboard, Recycled Paperboard, and Oil and Gas Proppants.
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