Insider Selling: Paul R. Johnston Sells 3,000 Shares of Exponent Stock (EXPO)
Exponent (NASDAQ:EXPO) CEO Paul R. Johnston unloaded 3,000 shares of Exponent stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, May 14th. The shares were sold at an average price of $67.95, for a total transaction of $203,850.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 71,079 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $4,829,818. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.
Shares of Exponent (NASDAQ:EXPO) traded up 1.90% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $67.99. The stock had a trading volume of 48,648 shares. Exponent has a 52-week low of $54.68 and a 52-week high of $80.50. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $71.28 and a 200-day moving average of $73.95. The company has a market cap of $920.3 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 23.32.
Exponent (NASDAQ:EXPO) last released its earnings data on Wednesday, April 23rd. The company reported $0.66 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.57 by $0.09. The company had revenue of $72.97 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $73.97 million. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 5.8% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that Exponent will post $2.77 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Friday, June 27th. Investors of record on Friday, June 6th will be given a dividend of $0.25 per share. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.47%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, June 4th.
Exponent, Inc is a science and engineering consulting firm that provides solutions to complex problems.
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