NYSE:VALE - Vale Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $12.60 +0.04 (+0.32 %) (As of 04/25/2019 12:03 PM ET)Previous Close$12.56Today's Range$12.35 - $12.6952-Week Range$10.89 - $16.13Volume408,191 shsAverage Volume18.63 million shsMarket Capitalization$65.74 billionP/E Ratio6.83Dividend Yield0.32%Beta1.13 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive VALE News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for VALE and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Metal mining Sub-IndustryN/A SectorBasic Materials Current SymbolNYSE:VALE Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A CIK917851 Webwww.vale.com Phone55-21-3485-5000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.32 Current Ratio1.68 Quick Ratio1.19Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio6.83 Forward P/E Ratio5.65 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$36.58 billion Price / Sales1.80 Cash Flow$2.3819 per share Price / Cash Flow5.29 Book Value$8.59 per share Price / Book1.47Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.85 Net Income$6.86 billion Net Margins18.76% Return on Equity22.20% Return on Assets10.92%Miscellaneous Employees73,596 Outstanding Shares5,217,650,000Market Cap$65.74 billion Next Earnings DateN/A OptionableOptionable 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 declared a special dividend on Friday, July 27th. Stockholders 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) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 26th. The basic materials company reported $0.40 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.25 by $0.15. The basic materials company had revenue of $9.05 billion for the quarter. Vale had a net margin of 18.76% and a return on equity of 22.20%. View Vale's Earnings History. What price target have analysts set for VALE? 17 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Vale's stock. Their forecasts range from $10.00 to $17.00. On average, they anticipate Vale's stock price to reach $13.7636 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 9.2% 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? Media headlines about VALE stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Vale earned a news impact score of 1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the basic materials company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. Are investors shorting Vale? Vale saw a increase in short interest during the month of March. As of March 29th, there was short interest totalling 59,782,535 shares, an increase of 12.9% from the March 15th total of 52,970,032 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 28,202,809 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.1 days. Approximately 1.1% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View Vale's Current Options Chain. Who are some of Vale's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Vale include BHP Group (BHP), Rio Tinto (RIO), GMK Noril'skiy nikel' PAO (GDR) (NILSY), Southern Copper (SCCO), Anglo American (NGLOY), Freeport-McMoRan (FCX), FORTESCUE METAL/S (FSUGY), SOUTH32 LTD/S (SOUHY), First Quantum Minerals (FQVLF), Lundin Mining (LUNMF), Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA (BVN), EXXARO RESOURCE/S (EXXAY), IMPALA PLATINUM/S (IMPUY), Turquoise Hill Resources (TRQ) and Cleveland-Cliffs (CLF). 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), Freeport-McMoRan (FCX), General Electric (GE), Micron Technology (MU), PETROLEO BRASIL/ADR (PBR), Intel (INTC), Transocean (RIG), Alibaba Group (BABA), Ford Motor (F) and CA (CA). 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 AccountantSonia Zagury, Corp. Fin. DirectorMr. Alexandre S. D'Ambrosio, Gen. Counsel Who are Vale's major shareholders? Vale's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Silchester International Investors LLP (0.15%), USS Investment Management Ltd (0.04%), JGP Global Gestao de Recursos Ltda. (0.03%), Dorsey Wright & Associates (0.00%), Verde Servicos Internacionais S.A. (0.00%) and SPX Equities Gestao de Recursos Ltda (0.00%). Which major investors are selling Vale stock? VALE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Silchester International Investors LLP, USS Investment Management Ltd, SPX Equities Gestao de Recursos Ltda, Deltec Asset Management LLC, Bailard Inc., DORCHESTER WEALTH MANAGEMENT Co, Eqis Capital Management Inc. and Private Asset Management Inc.. Which major investors are buying Vale stock? VALE stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JGP Global Gestao de Recursos Ltda., Dorsey Wright & Associates, Verde Servicos Internacionais S.A., Capital Investment Advisory Services LLC, Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV, Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV and Investors Research 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 $12.60. How big of a company is Vale? Vale has a market capitalization of $65.74 billion and generates $36.58 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $6.86 billion in net income (profit) each year or $1.85 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 630 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 820 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,450MarketBeat'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. 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