James Hardie Industries plc (ASX:JHX) passed above its 200-day moving average during trading on Wednesday . The stock has a 200-day moving average of $22.01 and traded as high as $28.28. James Hardie Industries shares last traded at $28.25, with a volume of 2,133,018 shares.
The company has a market capitalization of $12.49 billion and a P/E ratio of 48.37. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 144.99, a current ratio of 1.66 and a quick ratio of 0.71. The stock’s 50 day simple moving average is A$26.95 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is A$22.01.
The firm also recently declared a interim dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 20th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 20th will be given a dividend of $0.116 per share. This is a boost from James Hardie Industries’s previous interim dividend of $0.11. The ex-dividend date is Friday, November 15th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.42%. James Hardie Industries’s payout ratio is currently 89.04%.
About James Hardie Industries (ASX:JHX)
James Hardie Industries plc, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells fiber cement siding and backer board products. It operates through North America Fiber Cement, International Fiber Cement, Other Businesses, and Research and Development segments. The company offers fiber cement interior linings, exterior siding products, fiberglass windows, and related accessories products; fiber cement building materials for a range of applications, including external siding, internal walls, floors, ceilings, soffits, trim, fencing, decking, and facades; floor underlayments; planks, which are used in external siding; flat panels for internal and external wall linings; gypsum fiber boards; and cement-bonded boards.
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