Vale (VALE) Stock Price, News & Analysis

+0.15 (+1.23%)
(As of 04/24/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
36.32 million shs
Average Volume
30.86 million shs
Market Capitalization
$55.43 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Vale MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
2.45 Rating Score
34.8% Upside
$16.67 Price Target
Short Interest
0.88% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
News Sentiment
0.72mentions of Vale in the last 14 days
Based on 6 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $2.25 to $2.21 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.

4.03 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

42nd out of 172 stocks

Metal Mining Industry

4th out of 22 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

VALE Stock News Headlines

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Former Wall Street VP: "Buy This Stock Now" Five of America's Most Successful Investors Bought Shares in The Same Company.
Vale (NYSE:VALE) Hits New 12-Month Low at $11.52
Vale (NYSE:VALE) Shares Gap Up Following Analyst Upgrade
Scotiabank Keeps Their Hold Rating on Vale SA (VALE)
The "Smart Money" Is Ready for May 1st Are You?
Former Wall Street VP: "Buy This Stock Now" Five of America's Most Successful Investors Bought Shares in The Same Company.
Vale (NYSE:VALE) Given New $17.00 Price Target at Barclays
Vale's Failures Don't Make It Uninvestable
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VALE Aug 2024 12.000 call
VALE Mar 2024 11.500 call
VALE Mar 2024 11.500 put
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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 3/26 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Metal mining
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
High Stock Price Target
Low Stock Price Target
Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
11 Analysts


Net Income
$7.98 billion
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$41.78 billion
Cash Flow
$2.50 per share
Book Value
$9.14 per share


Outstanding Shares
Free Float
Market Cap
$55.43 billion

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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


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

  • Vale S.A. is a major producer and seller of iron ore and iron ore pellets, essential raw materials in steelmaking, providing a stable revenue stream.
  • The company operates in Brazil and internationally, diversifying its market exposure and potentially reducing risks associated with a single market.
  • Vale S.A. has a strong presence in the energy transition materials segment, producing nickel for electric vehicles and other high-demand products, aligning with the growing trend towards sustainable energy sources.
  • Recent developments, such as the lawsuit for the Mariana Dam failure, have led to share price fluctuations, potentially offering opportunities for investors to buy at a discounted price.
  • The company's diversified product portfolio, including manganese, copper, and other ferrous products, provides additional revenue streams and exposure to different commodity markets.


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

  • Vale S.A. is currently facing a £3 billion lawsuit for its involvement in the Mariana Dam collapse, which could lead to financial liabilities and reputational damage.
  • The mining industry, where Vale S.A. operates, is subject to commodity price volatility, which can impact the company's profitability and stock performance.
  • Environmental concerns and regulatory challenges in the mining sector may pose risks to Vale S.A.'s operations and future growth prospects.
  • Global economic conditions and trade policies can influence demand for Vale S.A.'s products, affecting its revenue and profitability.
  • Investors should closely monitor geopolitical developments and macroeconomic indicators that could impact Vale S.A.'s business operations and financial performance.
These pros and cons were generated based on recent news and financial data from MarketBeat in order to provide readers with the fastest and most accurate insights. They were last updated on Saturday, April 13, 2024. Please send any questions or comments about these Vale pros and cons to contact@marketbeat.com.

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, 4 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" VALE shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in VALE, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Vale's stock price target for 2024?

11 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for Vale's stock. Their VALE share price targets range from $13.00 to $20.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $16.67 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 34.8% 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 start of the year. Since then, VALE stock has decreased by 22.0% and is now trading at $12.3650.
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How were Vale's earnings last quarter?

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

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

Vale declared 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 is Tuesday, March 12th.
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Is Vale a good dividend stock?

Vale (NYSE:VALE) pays an annual dividend of $1.18 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 9.71%. VALE has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The company does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 64.48%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, VALE will have a dividend payout ratio of 53.39% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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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 number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Norden Group LLC (0.07%), Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (0.05%), Raymond James & Associates (0.03%), Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.02%), Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. (0.01%) and Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.01%).

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 4/25/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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