Eagle Materials INC (EXP) Position Has Raised by Lodge Hill Capital Llc

January 20, 2018 - By Henry Gaston

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.05 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.13, from 1.18 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 44 investors sold EXP shares while 86 reduced holdings. 44 funds opened positions while 92 raised stakes. 44.01 million shares or 1.41% more from 43.40 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Ftb holds 0% of its portfolio in Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE:EXP) for 216 shares. Weiss Multi has invested 0.21% of its portfolio in Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE:EXP). Jane Street Group Inc Ltd Liability Co reported 0% stake. The Ohio-based Fifth Third Bank & Trust has invested 0% in Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE:EXP). 29,656 are held by Callahan Advisors Ltd Llc. State Common Retirement Fund has 156,591 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department reported 0.03% of its portfolio in Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE:EXP). Moreover, Cubist Systematic Strategies Ltd has 0.04% invested in Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE:EXP) for 7,092 shares. Schwab Charles Invest has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE:EXP). Hodges Cap Incorporated has 3.43% invested in Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE:EXP). Schroder Inv Group reported 6,900 shares stake. Tower Research Limited Liability (Trc) holds 200 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Assetmark Inc owns 35 shares. Legal General Public Limited has 0% invested in Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE:EXP) for 55,135 shares. California State Teachers Retirement Sys reported 75,549 shares stake.

Since August 4, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 11 sales for $8.56 million activity. 7,479 shares were sold by ESSL GERALD J, worth $744,066 on Friday, September 1. $1.06 million worth of Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE:EXP) shares were sold by Powers David B. Kesler Dale Craig sold $506,975 worth of stock or 5,000 shares. The insider STEWART ROBERT S sold 6,534 shares worth $661,674. 8,198 shares valued at $881,721 were sold by Graass James H on Monday, October 30. 6,731 Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE:EXP) shares with value of $774,065 were sold by Haack Michael.

Clint Murray increased its stake in Eagle Materials Inc (EXP) by 298.92% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Lodge Hill Capital Llc bought 597,830 shares as the company’s stock declined 5.37% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund run by Clint Murray held 797,830 shares of the building materials company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $85.13 million, up from 200,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Lodge Hill Capital Llc who had been investing in Eagle Materials Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $5.69B market cap company. The stock increased 0.98% or $1.13 during the last trading session, reaching $117.02. About 215,663 shares traded. Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE:EXP) has risen 36.20% since January 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 19.50% the S&P500.

Lodge Hill Capital Llc, which manages about $208.28 million and $1.32B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Colfax Corp (Call) (NYSE:CFX) by 1.24 million shares to 780,000 shares, valued at $32.48M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Ishares Tr (Put) (IGV) by 375,000 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 225,000 shares, and cut its stake in Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB).

Another recent and important Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE:EXP) news was published by Fool.com which published an article titled: “Eagle Materials Stock Grew 60% in 2016, but It Still Looks Cheap” on February 09, 2017.

Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE:EXP) Ratings Coverage

Among 9 analysts covering Eagle Materials (NYSE:EXP), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Eagle Materials had 26 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by CL King on Tuesday, July 26 to “Neutral”. Standpoint Research downgraded the shares of EXP in report on Wednesday, November 9 to “Hold” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, December 5 by Citigroup. The stock of Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE:EXP) has “Accumulate” rating given on Monday, March 28 by Standpoint Research. Longbow downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Friday, October 9 report. The rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs on Friday, November 20 to “Neutral”. BB&T Capital upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Monday, March 28 report. Citigroup upgraded it to “Buy” rating and $11000 target in Monday, July 31 report. The stock of Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE:EXP) earned “Hold” rating by Standpoint Research on Thursday, September 28. The firm has “Buy” rating by Standpoint Research given on Monday, July 31.

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