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 $37.20, above its previous 52-week high of $37.18 with 824,852 shares traded as of 3:40 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 572,700 shares over the past 30 days.

Eagle has a market cap of $1.58 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 41.3% 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, 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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