Eagle Materials Inc (EXP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 19, 2012


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Eagle Materials Inc ( EXP ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 19, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share scheduled for January 23, 2013. Shareholders who purchased EXP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 17th quarter that EXP has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $55.77, the dividend yield is .72%.

The previous trading day's last sale of EXP was $55.77, representing a -1.11% decrease from the 52 week high of $56.40 and a 147.32% increase over the 52 week low of $22.55.

EXP is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as CRH PLC ( CRH ) and Cemex S.A.B. de C.V. ( CX ). EXP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.98. Zacks Investment Research reports EXP's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 196.97%, compared to an industry average of 40%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the EXP Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to EXP through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have EXP as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II PowerShares S&P Smal ( PSCM ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCM with an increase of 6.21% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of EXP at 5.98%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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Referenced Stocks: CRH , CX , EXP , PSCM

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