NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

Eagle Materials

(NYSE:

EXP

) hit a new 52-week low Monday as it is currently trading at $17, below its previous 52-week low of $17.12 with 284,413 shares traded as of 11:52 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 511,300 shares over the past 30 days.

Eagle has a market cap of $810.1 million and is part of the

industrial goods

sector and

materials & construction

industry. Shares are down 38.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Eagle Materials Inc. produces building materials and construction products used in residential, industrial, commercial, and infrastructure construction in the United States. It operates in four segments: Gypsum Wallboard, Cement, Recycled Paperboard, and Concrete and Aggregates. The company has a P/E ratio of 106.1, equal to the average materials & construction industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Eagle as a

hold

. Among the primary strengths of the company is its solid financial position based on a variety of debt and liquidity measures that we have evaluated. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, deteriorating net income and premium valuation. You can view the full

Eagle Ratings Report

.

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