Big Money Are Betting On Eagle Materials Inc (NYSE:EXP), Sentiment at 1.13

May 3, 2018 - By Joshua Cleveland

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Eagle Materials Inc’s Sentiment

In Q4 2017 Eagle Materials Inc (NYSE:EXP) big money sentiment increased to 1.13, according to Securities and Exchange Commission filings. That’s up 0.08, from 2017Q3’s 1.05. 138 investment professionals increased or opened new holdings, while 122 sold and reduced equity positions in Eagle Materials Inc so the sentiment has improved. These funds own 45.84 million shares, that’s up from 44.01 million shares in 2017Q3. Funds holding Eagle Materials Inc in top 10 was flat from 3 to 3 for the same number . In total 23 funds closed positions, 99 reduced and 91 increased. Also 47 funds bought new Eagle Materials Inc stakes.

Most Eagle Materials Inc Shareholders

As of Q4 2017 Lodge Hill Capital Llc has 5.53% invested in Eagle Materials Inc. As of Q4 2017, 475,476 shares of Eagle Materials Inc are owned by Hodges Capital Management Inc.. Also, Ack Asset Management Llc reported 100,000 shares in Eagle Materials Inc equivalent to 2.54% of its US long equity exposure. Rosenblum Silverman Sutton S F Inc Ca revealed 53,660 shares position in Eagle Materials Inc. The New York-based fund Gates Capital Management Inc. holds 777,657 shares or 2.12% of their US long equity exposure.

Eagle Materials Inc. produces and sells construction products and building materials for use in residential, industrial, commercial, and infrastructure construction in the United States.The company has $4.87 billion market cap. It also produces materials used for oil and natural gas extraction.The P/E ratio is 18.96. The firm operates in five divisions: Cement, Concrete and Aggregates, Gypsum Wallboard, Recycled Paperboard, and Oil and Gas Proppants.

EXP is reaching $99.96 during the last trading session, after increased 0.19%.Eagle Materials Inc. has volume of 171,229 shares. Since May 3, 2017 EXP has risen 5.94% and is uptrending. EXP underperformed by 5.61% the S&P500.

Investors wait Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE:EXP)’s quarterly earnings on May, 17., according to RTT. Analysts have anticipation on stock’s earnings per share of $1.08. That’s up 22.73 % from last year’s $0.88 earnings per share. If EXP’s EPS is $1.08 the profit will reach $52.56M for 23.14 P/E. Wall Street predicts -33.74 % negative EPS growth as of May, 17.

State Street holds 0.01% in Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE:EXP) or 1.30M shs. Eam Invsts Limited Liability Corporation has invested 0.3% in Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE:EXP). Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado reported 0.01% of its capital in Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE:EXP). California Public Employees Retirement Sys holds 0.02% of its capital in Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE:EXP) for 106,559 shs. Principal Gru Inc invested in 0.02% or 206,734 shs. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage has invested 0% in Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE:EXP). 15,068 were reported by Avalon Advsr. Driehaus Cap Limited Liability stated it has 0.55% of its capital in Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE:EXP). Winfield Associates has 40 shs for 0% of their capital. Panagora Asset Mngmt has invested 0.05% of its capital in Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE:EXP). Prelude Limited Com, a New York-based fund reported 1,142 shs. Rhumbline Advisers, Massachusetts-based fund reported 114,248 shs. Whittier Tru Of Nevada Inc has 0.01% invested in Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE:EXP) for 1,214 shs. New York State Common Retirement Fund invested in 0.02% or 156,591 shs. Fishman Jay A Limited Mi reported 11,960 shs.

Eagle Materials Inc. registered $774,065 net activity with 0 insider purchases and 1 insider sale since December 8, 2017.

Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE:EXP) Ratings Coverage

Total analysts of 6 have positions in Eagle Materials Inc (NYSE:EXP) as follows: 5 rated it a “Buy”, 0 with “Sell” and 1 with “Hold”. The positive are 83%. Since December 6, 2017 according to StockzIntelligence Inc Eagle Materials Inc has 8 analyst reports. On Friday, March 23 Longbow upgraded Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE:EXP) to “Buy” rating. On Thursday, January 18 the rating was maintained by Stephens with “Buy”. The company rating was maintained by Stephens on Tuesday, February 6. On Wednesday, January 31 the firm earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus. On Wednesday, December 6 the company was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. In Thursday, January 25 report Citigroup maintained it with “Buy” rating and $140 target.

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