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# Eagle Materials (EXP) earnings: expect -2% revenue decline

**Eagle Materials (EXP) is announcing earnings on May 16** before market opening. We combed through analyst estimates to understand what the company revenue and earnings are predicted to look like.

**What should you expect from the upcoming earnings?**

**Revenue for the next quarter** is expected to be $279M, which implies **a -2% growth rate year-over-year**.

Earnings per share are expected to come in at $0.78. If this materializes, **EPS will grow 3% year-over-year**.

**How did the stock do last month?**

Over the last month, Eagle Materials (EXP) returned +5.38%.

**What do analysts say about the stock?**

Eagle Materials (EXP) **average analyst price target** is **0.58% above its current price** ($87.72).

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# Eagle Materials Inc (EXP) Stock Guide

**Before we start**: if you're looking for EXP stock price, you can quickly find it out by visiting Finny and typing "EXP quote". If you're looking for a quick scoop on EXP stock (chart, price target, market cap, news and buy or sell analysis), go to Finny and look for "EXP". You'll get all this info in one place. Or you can just type "EXP news" to get the latest stock news.

**Looking to buy or sell Eagle Materials Inc (EXP)? Interested in getting the full scoop on EXP, including earnings and dividends, stock forecast, buy or sell analysis and key stats?** If so, you came to the right place.

In this **EXP stock guide**, we'll address key questions about EXP, above and beyond what you can find on Yahoo Finance, Zacks, MarketWatch or Morningstar.

Here is **what you'll be able to find in this guide**:

**Earnings and Dividends**: earnings, earnings date, dividend rate and dividend yield;**Analyst Predictions**: stock forecast and analyst ratings;**Analysis**: Finny Score and buy or sell analysis;**Key Stats**: revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio, industry, sector, and number of employees.

And here is **the list of questions** we'll answer:

1. What are **EXP earnings**?

2. What is **EXP stock forecast** (i.e., prediction)?

3. **EXP buy or sell**? What is **EXP Finny Score**?

4. What are the reasons to **buy EXP**? Why should I **buy EXP stock**?

5. What are the reasons to **sell EXP**? Why should I **sell EXP stock**?

6. What are **EXP key stats**: revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio industry, sector, and number of employees?

So let's start. Scroll down to the question that interests you the most.

### Earnings and Dividends

1. What are EXP earnings?

EXP trailing 12-month earnings per share (EPS) is $3.02.

### Analyst Predictions

2. What is EXP stock forecast (i.e., prediction)?

Based on EXP analyst price targets, **EXP stock forecast is $88.97** (for a year from now). That means the average analyst price target for EXP stock is $88.97. The prediction is based on 10 analyst estimates.

**The low price target for EXP is $70.00, while the high price target is $104.00.**

**EXP analyst rating is Buy.**

### Analysis

3. **EXP buy or sell**? What is **EXP Finny Score**?

#{finnyScore:50}Our quantitative analysis shows **5 reasons to buy and 5 reasons to sell EXP**, resulting in **Finny Score of 50**.

4. What are the reasons to buy EXP? Why should I **buy EXP stock**?

Here are the **reasons to buy EXP stock**:

**EXP quarterly revenue growth**was 15.50%, higher than the industry and sector average revenue growth (1.90% and 0.19%, respectively). See EXP revenue growth chart.**EXP profitability**is improving. The YoY profit margin change was 2.14 percentage points. See EXP profitability chart.**EXP forward P/E**ratio is 13.37, which is low compared to its industry peers’ P/E ratios. See EXP forward P/E ratio chart.**EXP average analyst rating**is Buy. See EXP analyst rating chart.**EXP cash to debt ratio**is 0.13, higher than the average industry (0.13) and sector (0.07) cash to debt ratio. See EXP cash to debt chart.

5. What are the reasons to sell EXP? Why should I **sell EXP stock**?

Let's look at the **reasons to sell EXP stock** (i.e., the **bear case**):

**EXP stock price**($88.77) is at the 52-week high. Perhaps now is a good time to sell? See EXP price chart.**EXP Price/Sales ratio**is 2.31, which is high compared to its industry peers’ P/S ratios. See EXP forward Price/Sales ratio chart.**EXP short share of float**is 4.91%. The stock is much more frequently shorted than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See EXP short share of float chart.**EXP short interest**(days to cover the shorts) ratio is 5.86. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See EXP short interest ratio chart.**EXP**Enterprise Value/Revenue multiple is 3.16, which is high compared to its industry peers’ Enterprise Value/Revenue multiples. See EXP Enterprise Value/Revenue chart.

### Key Stats

6. What are EXP key stats : revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio industry, sector, and number of employees?

Let's look at the **key statistics** for **EXP**:

Metrics | EXP |
---|---|

Price | $87.30 |

Average Price Target / Upside | $90.32 / 3.46% |

Average Analyst Rating | Buy |

Forward Dividend Yield | 0.00% |

Industry | Building Materials |

Sector | Basic Materials |

Number of Employees | 2,200 |

Market Cap | $3.83B |

Forward P/E Ratio | 14.47 |

Price/Book Ratio | 2.54 |

Revenue (TTM) | $1.51B |

YoY Quarterly Revenue Growth | 15.50% |

Profit Margin | 8.34% |

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