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Exponent (NASDAQ:EXPO) CEO Paul R. Johnston sold 3,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, June 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $71.23, for a total value of $213,690.00. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 71,079 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $5,062,957. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.

Shares of Exponent (NASDAQ:EXPO) traded down 0.12% on Friday, hitting $72.96. 51,883 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Exponent has a 52 week low of $56.02 and a 52 week high of $80.50. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $70.11 and a 200-day moving average of $73.47. The company has a market cap of $955.9 million and a P/E ratio of 25.53.

Exponent (NASDAQ:EXPO) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April 23rd. The company reported $0.66 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters 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 quarterly revenue 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 declared a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Friday, June 27th. Shareholders 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 1.37%. 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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