Eagle Reaches New 52-Week High (EXP)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Eagle Materials (NYSE: EXP) hit a new 52-week high Wednesday as it is currently trading at $33.72, above its previous 52-week high of $33.66 with 271,221 shares traded as of 11:45 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 618,800 shares over the past 30 days.

Eagle has a market cap of $1.32 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 28.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

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: Cement, Gypsum Wallboard, Recycled Paperboard, and Concrete and Aggregates.

TheStreet Ratings rates Eagle as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and premium valuation. You can view the full Eagle Ratings Report.

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