NYSE:VALE - Vale Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$13.07 -0.39 (-2.90 %)
(As of 03/22/2019 10:57 AM ET)
Previous Close$13.46
Today's Range$13.06 - $13.26
52-Week Range$10.89 - $16.13
Volume233,498 shs
Average Volume28.53 million shs
Market Capitalization$68.19 billion
P/E Ratio9.75
Dividend Yield0.62%
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. It operates through Ferrous Minerals, Coal, and Base Metals segments. The Ferrous Minerals segment produces and extracts iron ore and pellets, manganese, ferroalloys, and others ferrous products and services, as well as engages in the provision of related railroad, port, and terminal logistics services. The Coal segment is involved in the extraction of metallurgical and thermal coal; and provision of related logistic services. The Base Metals segment produces and extracts non-ferrous minerals, including nickel; and its by-products, such as ferro-nickel, cobalt, gold, silver, copper, precious metals, and others. 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Metal mining
SectorBasic Materials



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$33.97 billion
Cash Flow$1.9924 per share
Book Value$8.58 per share


Net Income$5.51 billion


Outstanding Shares5,217,650,000
Market Cap$68.19 billion
Next Earnings Date3/27/2019 (Confirmed)

Vale (NYSE:VALE) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Vale's stock symbol?

Vale trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "VALE."

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

Vale announced a special dividend on Friday, July 27th. Investors of record on Monday, August 6th will be given a dividend of $0.0462 per share on Thursday, September 27th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 3rd. View Vale's Dividend History.

How were Vale's earnings last quarter?

Vale SA (NYSE:VALE) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 26th. The basic materials company reported $0.40 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.25 by $0.15. The basic materials company earned $9.05 billion during the quarter. Vale had a net margin of 10.70% and a return on equity of 17.87%. View Vale's Earnings History.

When is Vale's next earnings date?

Vale is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, March 27th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Vale.

What price target have analysts set for VALE?

17 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Vale's stock. Their forecasts range from $9.00 to $17.00. On average, they expect Vale's share price to reach $13.6182 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 4.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Vale.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Vale?

17 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Vale in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 11 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Vale.

Has Vale been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about VALE stock have trended somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Vale earned a news sentiment score of 0.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the basic materials company a news buzz of 7.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.

Are investors shorting Vale?

Vale saw a increase in short interest in the month of February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 51,078,186 shares, an increase of 8.1% from the February 15th total of 47,239,412 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 24,082,013 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.1 days. Approximately 1.0% of the shares of the company are short sold. View Vale's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Vale's key competitors?

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), General Electric (GE), Freeport-McMoRan (FCX), PETROLEO BRASIL/ADR (PBR), Micron Technology (MU), Intel (INTC), Ford Motor (F), Alibaba Group (BABA), Citigroup (C) and Cisco Systems (CSCO).

Who are Vale's key executives?

Vale's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Fabio Schvartsman, Pres & CEO (Age 65)
  • Mr. Luciano Siani Pires, Exec. Director of Fin. & Investor Relations (Age 49)
  • Murilo Muller, Controllership Director & Chief Accountant
  • Sonia Zagury, Corp. Fin. Director
  • Mr. Alexandre S. D'Ambrosio, Gen. Counsel

Who are Vale's major shareholders?

Vale's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (1.28%), Standard Life Aberdeen plc (1.10%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.72%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (0.39%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.37%) and FMR LLC (0.35%).

Which institutional investors are selling Vale stock?

VALE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., USS Investment Management Ltd, Standard Life Aberdeen plc, Silchester International Investors LLP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Van ECK Associates Corp, Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd..

Which institutional investors are buying Vale stock?

VALE stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, Bank of America Corp DE, FMR LLC, Fisher Asset Management LLC, Investec Asset Management LTD, Pendal Group Ltd, GQG Partners LLC and Bank of New York Mellon Corp.

How do I buy shares of Vale?

Shares of VALE can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Vale's stock price today?

One share of VALE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $13.07.

How big of a company is Vale?

Vale has a market capitalization of $68.19 billion and generates $33.97 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $5.51 billion in net income (profit) each year or $1.35 on an earnings per share basis. Vale employs 73,596 workers across the globe.

What is Vale's official website?

The official website for Vale is http://www.vale.com.

How can I contact Vale?

Vale's mailing address is Praia de Botafogo 186-offices 701-1901 Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro D5, 22250-145. The basic materials company can be reached via phone at 55-21-3485-5000 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Vale (NYSE VALE)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  625 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  812 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,437
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Vale and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe VALE will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe VALE will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 3/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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