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Exponent (NASDAQ:EXPO) CEO Paul R. Johnston sold 3,000 shares of Exponent stock in a transaction dated Monday, June 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $71.04, for a total value of $213,120.00. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 71,079 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $5,049,452. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.

Shares of Exponent (NASDAQ:EXPO) traded up 0.24% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $71.17. 52,209 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Exponent has a 1-year low of $56.02 and a 1-year high of $80.50. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $70.06 and a 200-day moving average of $73.53. The company has a market cap of $932.5 million and a P/E ratio of 24.82.

Exponent (NASDAQ:EXPO) last posted its quarterly earnings results 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. Analysts expect that Exponent will post $2.77 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Friday, June 27th. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 6th will be paid a dividend of $0.25 per share. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.41%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, June 4th.

Exponent, Inc is a science and engineering consulting firm that provides solutions to complex problems.

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