Vale S.A. Company Profile (NYSE:VALE)

About Vale S.A.

Vale S.A. logoVale S.A. (Vale) is a metals and mining company. The Company is also a producer of iron ore and iron ore pellets, and nickel. The Company's segments include Ferrous minerals, Coal, Base metals, Fertilizers and Others. Its Ferrous minerals segment consists of the production and extraction of ferrous minerals, as iron ore, pellets and its logistic services, manganese and ferroalloys, and other ferrous products and services. Its Coal segment consists of the extraction of coal and its logistic services. Its Base metals segment includes the production and extraction of non-ferrous minerals, and is presented as nickel and its by-products (ferro-nickel, copper, precious metals and others) and copper. Its Fertilizers segment includes the production of the three major groups of nutrients and other fertilizers products. Its Others segment consists of sales and expenses of other products, services and investments in joint ventures and associate in other businesses.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Industrial Metals & Minerals
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: VALE
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $9.58
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $8.39
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $6.56
  • 52-Week Range: $2.13 - $10.12
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 11.69
  • P/E Growth: 0.14
  • Market Cap: $49.01B
  • Outstanding Shares: 5,153,375,000
  • Beta: 1.61
  • Net Margins: -19.99%
  • Return on Equity: 2.90%
  • Return on Assets: 1.18%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.72%
  • Current Ratio: 1.80%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.44%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 13 Hold Ratings, 9 Buy Ratings, 1 Strong Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.42)
Consensus Price Target: $6.61 (33.48% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
1/14/2017Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingMarket PerformView Rating Details
1/12/2017Renaissance CapitalUpgradeUnderperform -> Market Perform$9.30 -> $9.40View Rating Details
1/9/2017Barclays PLCUpgradeEqual Weight -> Overweight$9.00View Rating Details
1/8/2017Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingHold$9.25View Rating Details
12/20/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingHold -> Neutral$9.00 -> $9.25View Rating Details
11/30/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingUnderperform$5.00View Rating Details
11/1/2016Citigroup Inc.UpgradeSell -> Neutral$4.40 -> $7.30View Rating Details
10/20/2016Itau Unibanco Holding S.A.UpgradeBuyView Rating Details
10/20/2016Itau BBA SecuritiesUpgradeMarket Perform -> OutperformView Rating Details
9/29/2016HSBCReiterated RatingHold$6.00View Rating Details
9/12/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutral -> Overweight$7.00View Rating Details
9/8/2016RBC Capital MarketsReiterated RatingSector Perform$5.50 -> $6.00View Rating Details
9/8/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector Perform$5.50 -> $6.00View Rating Details
8/9/2016Morgan StanleyUpgradeEqual Weight -> Overweight$4.80 -> $6.20View Rating Details
6/9/2016WedbushReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
6/9/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Initiated CoverageNeutral$4.40View Rating Details
5/13/2016ScotiabankUpgradeOutperform -> Focus ListView Rating Details
5/10/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuy$6.50View Rating Details
5/9/2016Societe GeneraleDowngradeBuy -> Hold$4.55 -> $4.78View Rating Details
5/5/2016Cowen and CompanyBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$3.00 -> $6.00View Rating Details
5/2/2016BB&T Corp.UpgradeHold -> Buy$10.00View Rating Details
3/24/2016Bank of America Corp.UpgradeNeutral -> BuyView Rating Details
3/17/2016NomuraDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$3.50 -> $3.00View Rating Details
3/10/2016Stifel NicolausDowngradeBuy -> Hold$2.13 -> $3.93View Rating Details
10/19/2015Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuy$7.00View Rating Details
10/2/2015CIBCLower Price Target$7.15 -> $5.80View Rating Details
6/3/2015BBA Icatu SecuritiesUpgradeMarket PerformView Rating Details
5/26/2015Bradesco CorretoraReiterated RatingOutperform$11.00 -> $7.50View Rating Details
5/13/2015MacquarieDowngradeOutperform -> NeutralView Rating Details
4/1/2015SantanderDowngradeUnderperformView Rating Details
(Data available from 1/19/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/27/2016Q3$0.14$0.19ViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q1$0.08$0.10ViewListenView Earnings Details
10/22/2015Q3($0.07)($0.19)ViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2015Q2$0.04$0.19ViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2015Q1($0.22)($0.14)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/26/2015Q4$0.17($0.05)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/31/2014$0.30($0.15)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2014Q2$0.44$0.38ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/30/2014$0.54$0.40ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/27/2014$0.65$0.62ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.88 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.85 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$0.22$0.22$0.22
Q3 20171$0.30$0.30$0.30
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE)
Annual Dividend:$0.04
Dividend Yield:0.40%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:-4.00% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
4.55% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
4.71% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE)
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DateHeadline logoEMERGING MARKETS-Brazil stocks near 10-week high as Vale rallies (NYSE:VALE) - January 18 at 10:21 AM
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Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE) Chart for Thursday, January, 19, 2017

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Last Updated on 1/19/2017 by Staff