The ex-dividend date for Eagle Materials (NYSE:EXP) is tomorrow, December 19, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 10 cents per share. At a price of $57.80 as of 1:41 p.m., the dividend yield is 0.7%.
Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model. NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Eagle Materials (NYSE: EXP) is tomorrow, December 19, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 10 cents per share. At a price of $57.80 as of 1:41 p.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.7%. The average volume for Eagle has been 752,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Eagle has a market cap of $2.73 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 117.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Eagle Materials Inc. manufactures and distributes building products used in residential, industrial, commercial, and infrastructure construction in the United States. The company operates in four segments: Cement, Gypsum Wallboard, Recycled Paperboard, and Concrete and Aggregates. The company has a P/E ratio of 56.9, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Eagle as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full Eagle Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list. Holiday Special: Subscribe to Action Alerts PLUS to see how Jim Cramer trades his $2.5 Million+ portfolio for 51% off the list price. Your first 14-days are FREE: Sign up today to get e-mail alerts before every trade.