Exponent (NASDAQ:EXPO) will be announcing its earnings results after the market closes on Thursday, April 18th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.35 per share for the quarter. Investors that wish to register for the company’s conference call can do so using this link.
Exponent (NASDAQ:EXPO) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, January 31st. The business services provider reported $0.30 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.29 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $85.27 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $88.21 million. Exponent had a net margin of 19.04% and a return on equity of 21.53%. On average, analysts expect Exponent to post $1 EPS for the current fiscal year and $2 EPS for the next fiscal year.
NASDAQ EXPO opened at $56.32 on Tuesday. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.90 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 45.06 and a beta of 0.47. Exponent has a 12-month low of $40.49 and a 12-month high of $58.42.
In other news, insider Harri Kytomaa sold 2,366 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, February 22nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $56.27, for a total transaction of $133,134.82. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 3,816 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $214,726.32. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Corporate insiders own 2.70% of the company’s stock.
A number of analysts have issued reports on EXPO shares. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Exponent from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, January 31st. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Exponent from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, February 5th. Finally, Cantor Fitzgerald reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $56.00 price objective on shares of Exponent in a report on Tuesday, January 15th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $56.00.
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Exponent Company Profile
Exponent, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a science and engineering consulting company worldwide. Its services include analysis of product development, product recall, regulatory compliance, and the discovery of potential problems related to products, people, property, and impending litigation.
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