DALLAS (AP) _ Eagle Materials Inc. (EXP) on Tuesday reported fiscal second-quarter earnings of $72.6 million.
On a per-share basis, the Dallas-based company said it had net income of $1.53.
The results fell short of Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.68 per share.
The maker of gypsum wallboard and cement posted revenue of $381.5 million in the period, also missing Street forecasts. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $405.1 million.
Eagle Materials shares have fallen 42 percent since the beginning of the year. The stock has declined 39 percent in the last 12 months.
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