Eagle Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (EXP)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Eagle Materials (NYSE: EXP) is tomorrow, April 4, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 10 cents per share. At a price of $34.62 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.2%.

The average volume for Eagle has been 618,800 shares per day 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 34.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

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, good cash flow from operations 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 poor profit margins. You can view the full Eagle Ratings Report.

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