Exponent, Inc. (EXPO) Stock Price Hits 52-Week High Today

April 17, 2018 - By Adrian Erickson

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Investors sentiment increased to 1.66 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.72, from 0.94 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 10 investors sold Exponent, Inc. shares while 49 reduced holdings. 31 funds opened positions while 67 raised stakes. 22.32 million shares or 1.51% less from 22.66 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Teacher Retirement Sys Of Texas invested in 0% or 8,832 shares. Thrivent For Lutherans stated it has 0% in Exponent, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPO). 16,760 were accumulated by Willow Creek Wealth Inc. 448,145 were reported by Wellington Management Group Inc Limited Liability Partnership. Dimensional Fund Advisors Lp holds 0.03% or 923,766 shares in its portfolio. Swiss Savings Bank holds 0% or 43,300 shares. Timessquare Capital Mgmt Ltd Liability holds 0.26% of its portfolio in Exponent, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPO) for 555,430 shares. Aviance Cap Prtn Ltd Liability Com invested in 4,000 shares. Jacobs Levy Equity Mngmt reported 0.01% stake. Virtus Invest Advisers reported 0% stake. Whittier Trust Com Of Nevada has 75 shares. Tiaa Cref Inv Management Limited Co reported 113,802 shares. Capital Fund Mgmt stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Exponent, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPO). Stone Ridge Asset Management Ltd Liability Corp owns 6,208 shares. Principal Financial Grp has 0.01% invested in Exponent, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPO) for 202,391 shares.

The stock of Exponent, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPO) hit a new 52-week high and has $90.69 target or 9.00 % above today’s $83.20 share price. The 6 months bullish chart indicates low risk for the $2.16B company. The 1-year high was reported on Apr, 17 by Barchart.com. If the $90.69 price target is reached, the company will be worth $194.76 million more.
The 52-week high event is an important milestone for every stock because it shows very positive momentum and is time when buyers come in. During such notable technical setup, fundamental investors usually stay away and are careful shorting or selling the stock.

The stock increased 0.91% or $0.75 during the last trading session, reaching $83.2. About 11,954 shares traded. Exponent, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPO) has risen 33.11% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 21.56% the S&P500.

Analysts await Exponent, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPO) to report earnings on April, 18. They expect $0.62 earnings per share, up 58.97 % or $0.23 from last year’s $0.39 per share. EXPO’s profit will be $16.13M for 33.55 P/E if the $0.62 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.47 actual earnings per share reported by Exponent, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 31.91 % EPS growth.

Exponent, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a science and engineering consulting firm worldwide. The company has market cap of $2.16 billion. The Company’s services include analysis of product development, product recall, regulatory compliance, and the discovery of potential problems related to products, people, property, and impending litigation. It has a 54.38 P/E ratio. The firm operates in two divisions, Engineering and Other Scientific, and Environmental and Health.

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