Momentum Stocks in Concentration: Eagle Materials Inc (NYSE:EXP) & Kennedy-Wilson Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KW)

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Eagle Materials Inc (NYSE:EXP)

Eagle Materials Inc. manufactures and distributes Cement, Concrete and Aggregates, Gypsum Wallboard, Recycled Paperboard, and Oil and Gas Proppants from more than 75 facilities across the US. The Company’s Cement and Concrete and Aggregates segments participate in the construction products sector; Gypsum Wallboard and Recycled Paperboard segments participate in the building materials sector; and Oil and Gas Proppants segment participates in the oil and gas exploration sector. Eagle Materials manufactures and distributes concrete and aggregates products that are used in highway construction and maintenance and to construct residential and commercial buildings. Eagle operates aggregates quarries and concrete plants in central Texas, northern California, Kansas and Missouri. Eagle Materials is committed to building a low delivered-cost Northern white sand supply system for the energy sector.

Eagle Materials Inc (NYSE:EXP)’s Financial Overview

Eagle Materials Inc (NYSE) surged 2.43% yesterday to close its trading session at $74.22. The company has 1 year Price Target of $84.8. Eagle Materials Inc has 52-Week high of $115.75 and 52-Week Low of $57. The stock touched its 52-Week High on 115.75 and 52-Week Low on 57.00. The stock traded with the volume of 891724 shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $3.42 Billion.

Eagle Materials Inc (NYSE) reported its last quarterly earnings on 12/30/2018 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $1.24/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $1.34/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $-0.1 a share with a surprise factor of -7.5%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of 7.49 Percent, SMA50 of 11.89 Percent and SMA200 of -14.99 percent. Eagle Materials Inc has P/S value of 2.45 while its P/B value stands at 2.42. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of 9.8 percent, Return on Equity of 16.4 percent and Return on Investment of 9.6 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 23.8 percent and 21.5 percent respectively.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 1.8 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 9 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Eagle Materials Inc have a median target of 84.00, with a high estimate of 94.00 and a low estimate of 75.00. The median estimate represents a +13.18% increase from the last price of 74.22.

Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, hasn’t provided us with the upcoming earnings report date.

Kennedy-Wilson Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KW)

Kennedy Wilson is a vertically-integrated real estate investment and services company. The company offers a comprehensive array of real estate services including property and asset management, brokerage and auction services, and construction and trust management. Through its fund management and separate account businesses, Kennedy Wilson is a strategic investor and manager of real estate investments in the United States and Japan. The company thrives on opportunity – identifying, creating, seizing and maximizing real estate opportunities. The company is headquartered in Beverly Hills, CA.

Kennedy-Wilson Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KW)’s Financial Outlook

The 4 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Kennedy-Wilson Holdings Inc have a median target of 25.50, with a high estimate of 33.00 and a low estimate of 24.00. The median estimate represents a +21.83% increase from the last price of 20.93.

Kennedy-Wilson Holdings Inc. is expected* to report earnings on 02/27/2019 after market close. The report will be for the fiscal Quarter ending Dec 2018. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.37.

According to Zacks Investment Research, Kennedy-Wilson Holdings Inc. has a Consensus Recommendation of 1.67. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock surged 1.55% and closed its last trading session at $20.93. The company has the market capitalization of $3 Billion. The stock has 52-week high of $22.28 and 52-Week low of $16. The firm touched its 52-Week high on 22.27 and 52-Week low on 16.00. The company has volume of 733512 shares. The company has a total of 143.29 Million shares outstanding.

Kennedy-Wilson Holdings Inc. (NYSE) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $0.09/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $-0.03/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $0.12. This shows a surprise factor of 400 percent.

The company has YTD performance of 15.19 percent. Beta for Kennedy-Wilson Holdings Inc. stands at 1.38 while its ATR (average true range) is 0.38. The company has Weekly Volatility of 1.87%% and Monthly Volatility of 1.83%%.

Kennedy-Wilson Holdings Inc. has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 6.7%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 9.07 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 3.91%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of 2.8 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 16.6 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 1.1% with Gross margin of 93.3 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 9% and 27.9% respectively.

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