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NYSE:VALE

Vale (VALE) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$13.44
-0.05 (-0.37%)
(As of 03/4/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$13.40
$13.52
50-Day Range
$13.13
$16.02
52-Week Range
$12.22
$16.91
Volume
14.80 million shs
Average Volume
23.44 million shs
Market Capitalization
$60.25 billion
P/E Ratio
7.34
Dividend Yield
7.37%
Price Target
$16.98

Vale MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.55 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
26.3% Upside
$16.98 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
0.97% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.44mentions of Vale in the last 14 days
Based on 10 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
-14.62%
From $2.60 to $2.22 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

3.58 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

67th out of 169 stocks

Metal Mining Industry

5th out of 19 stocks


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About Vale Stock (NYSE:VALE)

Vale S.A., together with its subsidiaries, produces and sells iron ore and iron ore pellets for use as raw materials in steelmaking in Brazil and internationally. The company operates through Iron Solutions and Energy Transition Materials segments. The Iron Solutions segment produces and extracts iron ore and pellets, manganese, and other ferrous products; and provides related logistic services. The Energy Transition Materials segment produces and extracts nickel used to produce stainless steel, electric vehicles, and metal alloys; and its by-products, such as gold, silver, cobalt, precious metals, platinum, and others, as well as copper used in the construction sector to produce pipes and electrical wires. The company was formerly known as Companhia Vale do Rio Doce and changed its name to Vale S.A. in May 2009. Vale S.A. was founded in 1942 and is headquartered in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

VALE Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 12/8 Dividend
11/22/2023
Dividend Payable
12/08/2023
Last Earnings
2/22/2024
Today
3/04/2024
Ex-Dividend for 3/26 Dividend
3/12/2024
Dividend Payable
3/26/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
4/24/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Metal mining
Sub-Industry
N/A
Employees
64,516
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$16.98
High Stock Price Target
$20.00
Low Stock Price Target
$13.20
Potential Upside/Downside
+26.3%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.55
Research Coverage
11 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$7.98 billion
Pretax Margin
26.69%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$41.78 billion
Cash Flow
$2.46 per share
Book Value
$9.14 per share

Miscellaneous

Outstanding Shares
4,483,080,000
Free Float
4,483,079,000
Market Cap
$60.25 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.98

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Eduardo de Salles Bartolomeo (Age 60)
    President & CEO
  • Mr. Gustavo Duarte Pimenta (Age 46)
    Executive VP of Finance & Investor Relations
  • Mr. Carlos Henrique Senna Medeiros (Age 61)
    Executive Vice President of Operations
  • Murilo Muller
    Controllership Director & Chief Accountant
  • Rafael Jabur Bittar (Age 44)
    Executive Vice President of Technical
  • Ivan Fadel
    Head of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Denis Cuenca
    Chief Compliance Officer
  • Ms. Marina Barrenne De Artagao Quental (Age 60)
    Executive Vice President of People
  • Mr. Alexandre Gomes Pereira (Age 55)
    Executive Vice President of Projects
  • Mr. Alexandre Silva D'Ambrosio (Age 62)
    Executive Vice-President of Corporate & External Affairs

Should I Buy Vale Stock? VALE Pros and Cons Explained

These insights were generated using artificial intelligence. They are based on proprietary MarketBeat data, news articles, and custom LLM A.I. algorithms. This analysis of Vale was last updated on Saturday, March 2, 2024 at 4:09 PM.

Pros

Here are some ways that investors could benefit from investing in Vale S.A.:

  • Vale S.A. is a leading producer and seller of iron ore and iron ore pellets, essential raw materials in steelmaking.
  • The company has a strong presence in Brazil and international markets, providing diversification and growth opportunities.
  • Recent developments in the iron ore market have led to increased demand and higher prices, benefiting Vale S.A.'s profitability.
  • Vale S.A. has shown resilience and adaptability in navigating challenging market conditions, demonstrating strong management capabilities.
  • The current stock price of Vale S.A. reflects positive market sentiment and growth potential for investors.

Cons

Investors should be bearish about investing in Vale S.A. for these reasons:

  • Volatility in commodity prices, especially in the iron ore market, can impact Vale S.A.'s financial performance and stock value.
  • Environmental and regulatory challenges in Brazil may pose risks to Vale S.A.'s operations and reputation.
  • Global economic uncertainties and trade tensions could affect demand for iron ore and impact Vale S.A.'s revenue streams.
  • Competitive pressures in the mining industry may limit Vale S.A.'s market share and profitability in the long term.
  • Investors should carefully monitor market trends and company developments to make informed decisions about investing in Vale S.A.














VALE Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Vale stock right now?

11 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Vale in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" VALE shares.
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What is Vale's stock price target for 2024?

11 equities research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Vale's shares. Their VALE share price targets range from $13.20 to $20.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $16.98 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 26.3% from the stock's current price.
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How have VALE shares performed in 2024?

Vale's stock was trading at $15.86 at the beginning of 2024. Since then, VALE shares have decreased by 15.3% and is now trading at $13.44.
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Are investors shorting Vale?

Vale saw a drop in short interest during the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 42,520,000 shares, a drop of 11.6% from the January 15th total of 48,120,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 21,240,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.0 days. Currently, 1.0% of the shares of the company are sold short.
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When is Vale's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April 24th 2024.
View our VALE earnings forecast
.

How were Vale's earnings last quarter?

Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 22nd. The basic materials company reported $0.56 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.04 by $0.48. The basic materials company earned $13.05 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $12.95 billion. Vale had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 20.00% and a net margin of 19.10%. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.82 earnings per share.

How often does Vale pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Vale?

Vale announced a semi-annual dividend on Friday, February 23rd. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, March 13th will be paid a dividend of $0.3182 per share on Tuesday, March 26th. This represents a yield of 9.7%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, March 12th.
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Is Vale a good dividend stock?

Vale (NYSE:VALE) pays an annual dividend of $0.99 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 7.34%. VALE has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio is 54.10%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, VALE will have a dividend payout ratio of 44.59% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for VALE.

What other stocks do shareholders of Vale own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Vale investors own include Bank of America (BAC), Micron Technology (MU), Freeport-McMoRan (FCX), Intel (INTC), General Electric (GE), Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. - Petrobras (PBR), Cisco Systems (CSCO), AT&T (T), Alibaba Group (BABA) and NVIDIA (NVDA).

Who are Vale's major shareholders?

Vale's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Capital International Investors (1.71%), Capital Research Global Investors (1.18%), Capital World Investors (1.02%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (0.50%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (0.00%) and Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.41%).

How do I buy shares of Vale?

Shares of VALE stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:VALE) was last updated on 3/4/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff