Eagle Materials About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (EXP)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 4/7/14, Eagle Materials Inc ( EXP) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.10, payable on 5/7/14. As a percentage of EXP's recent stock price of $89.00, this dividend works out to approximately 0.11%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for EXP, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.10 declared by Eagle Materials Inc:

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In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from EXP is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 0.45% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of EXP shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Eagle Materials Inc 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, EXP's low point in its 52 week range is $60.25 per share, with $91.88 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $89.26.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, EXP makes up 1.82% of the iShares U.S. Home Construction ETF ( ITB) which is trading lower by about 0.5% on the day Thursday.

In Thursday trading, Eagle Materials Inc shares are currently down about 0.3% on the day.

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