Eagle Materials Inc ( EXP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 20, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 25, 2019. Shareholders who purchased EXP prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 22nd quarter that EXP has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $61.4, the dividend yield is .65%.
The previous trading day's last sale of EXP was $61.4, representing a -49.87% decrease from the 52 week high of $122.49 and a 1.72% increase over the 52 week low of $60.36.
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 $5.75. Zacks Investment Research reports EXP's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as 29.92%, compared to an industry average of 15%.