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

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 10/1/14, Eagle Materials Inc (EXP) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.10, payable on 11/7/14. As a percentage of EXP's recent stock price of $101.01, this dividend works out to approximately 0.10%.

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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 0.40% 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 $69.18 per share, with $105.69 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $101.18.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, EXP makes up 3.09% of the PowerShares DWA Industrials Momentum Portfolio ETF ( PRN) which is trading lower by about 1.1% on the day Monday.

In Monday trading, Eagle Materials Inc shares are currently down about 0.9% on the day.

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