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

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$15.23 -0.54 (-3.42 %)
(As of 10/23/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$15.77
Today's Range$14.98 - $15.40
52-Week Range$9.53 - $16.13
Volume29.59 million shs
Average Volume22.24 million shs
Market Capitalization$79.62 billion
P/E Ratio11.28
Dividend Yield0.54%
Vale S.A., together with its subsidiaries, produces and sells iron ore and iron ore pallets 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, as well as 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

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Metal mining
SectorBasic Materials
Current SymbolNYSE:VALE
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.38
Current Ratio1.68
Quick Ratio1.25


Trailing P/E Ratio11.28
Forward P/E Ratio10.88
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$33.97 billion
Price / Sales2.34
Cash Flow$2.0526 per share
Price / Cash7.42
Book Value$8.58 per share
Price / Book1.78


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.35
Net Income$5.51 billion
Net Margins13.17%
Return on Equity17.47%
Return on Assets8.19%


Outstanding Shares5,217,650,000
Market Cap$79.62 billion

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 paid 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) issued its earnings results on Thursday, July, 26th. The basic materials company reported $0.40 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.22 by $0.18. The basic materials company earned $8.62 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $8.75 billion. Vale had a return on equity of 17.47% and a net margin of 13.17%. View Vale's Earnings History.

When is Vale's next earnings date?

Vale is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 25th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Vale.

What price target have analysts set for VALE?

14 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for Vale's shares. Their predictions range from $11.00 to $17.00. On average, they anticipate Vale's share price to reach $14.85 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 2.5%. View Analyst Price Targets for Vale.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Vale?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Vale in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Vale.

Are investors shorting Vale?

Vale saw a increase in short interest in the month of September. As of September 28th, there was short interest totalling 56,845,552 shares, an increase of 9.8% from the September 14th total of 51,765,001 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 20,611,549 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.8 days. View Vale's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Vale's key competitors?

Who are Vale's key executives?

Vale's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Fabio Schvartsman, Pres & CEO (Age 64)
  • Mr. Luciano Siani Pires, Exec. Director of Fin. & Investor Relations (Age 48)
  • 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 a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include USS Investment Management Ltd (0.13%), Cookson Peirce & Co. Inc. (0.02%), State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D (0.02%), Aperio Group LLC (0.01%), Calamos Advisors LLC (0.01%) and Bank of Montreal Can (0.01%).

Which institutional investors are selling Vale stock?

VALE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vanguard Capital Wealth Advisors, Bank of Montreal Can, World Asset Management Inc and BigSur Wealth Management LLC.

Which institutional investors are buying Vale stock?

VALE stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including USS Investment Management Ltd, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Calamos Advisors LLC, Aperio Group LLC, Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC and Cookson Peirce & Co. Inc..

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 $15.23.

How big of a company is Vale?

Vale has a market capitalization of $79.62 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:  594 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  759 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,353
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 10/23/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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