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Vale Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.26 (-1.49 %)
(As of 01/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $17.21
50-Day Range
MA: $17.29
52-Week Range
Now: $17.21
Volume23.45 million shs
Average Volume34.69 million shs
Market Capitalization$88.26 billion
P/E Ratio33.75
Dividend Yield1.43%
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 Ferrous Minerals, Base Metals, and Coal segments. The Ferrous Minerals segment produces and extracts iron ore and pellets, manganese, ferroalloys, and other ferrous products; and provides related logistic services. The Base Metals segment produces and extracts nickel and its by-products, such as copper, gold, silver, cobalt, precious metals, and others. The Coal segment is involved in the extraction of metallurgical and thermal coal; and provides related logistic services. It also offers platinum group metals. 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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Overall MarketRank

1.69 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

108th out of 809 stocks

Metal Mining Industry

6th out of 88 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.5Community Rank: 2.2Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Metal mining



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$37.57 billion
Cash Flow$2.20 per share
Book Value$7.60 per share


Net Income$-1,683,000,000.00


Outstanding Shares5,128,280,000
Market Cap$88.26 billion
Next Earnings Date2/18/2021 (Estimated)
-0.26 (-1.49 %)
(As of 01/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Vale (NYSE:VALE) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Vale's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

Vale's stock was trading at $8.50 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, VALE stock has increased by 102.5% and is now trading at $17.21.
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Is Vale a buy right now?

15 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Vale in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 14 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Vale stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Vale?

Wall Street analysts have given Vale a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Vale wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is Vale's next earnings date?

Vale is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 18th 2021.
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How were Vale's earnings last quarter?

Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October, 28th. The basic materials company reported $0.84 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.72 by $0.12. The basic materials company had revenue of $10.76 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $10.81 billion. Vale had a net margin of 7.33% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 25.65%.
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How often does Vale pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Vale?

Vale announced a semi-annual dividend on Monday, September 14th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, September 23rd will be paid a dividend of $0.2675 per share on Wednesday, October 7th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.9%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, September 22nd.
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Is Vale a good dividend stock?

Vale pays an annual dividend of $0.25 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.43%. The dividend payout ratio of Vale is 15.63%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Vale will have a dividend payout ratio of 8.56% next year. This indicates that Vale will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
View Vale's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for VALE?

15 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Vale's shares. Their forecasts range from $9.50 to $24.50. On average, they anticipate Vale's stock price to reach $15.34 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 10.9%.
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Are investors shorting Vale?

Vale saw a drop in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 87,730,000 shares, a drop of 22.9% from the December 15th total of 113,750,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 30,780,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.9 days. Approximately 1.7% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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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), 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 key executives?

Vale's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Eduardo de Salles Bartolomeo, Chief Exec. Officer (Age 56)
  • Mr. Luciano Siani Pires, CFO and Exec. Director of Fin. & Investor Relations (Age 50)
  • Mr. Carlos Henrique Senna Medeiros, Exec. Director of Safety & Operational Excellence (Age 57)
  • Murilo Muller, Controllership Director & Chief Accountant
  • Sonia Zagury, Corp. Fin. Director
  • Mr. Alexandre Silva D'Ambrosio, Gen. Counsel
  • Mr. Denis Cuenca, Chief Compliance Officer
  • Mr. Luiz Eduardo Fróes do Amaral Osorio, Exec. Director of Sustainability, Communication & Institutional Relations (Age 46)
  • Ms. Marina Quental, People Director
  • Mr. Alexandre Gomes Pereira, Exec. VP & Exec. Director of Global Bus. Support (Age 51)

What is Vale's stock symbol?

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

Who are Vale's major shareholders?

Vale's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.00%), Deltec Asset Management LLC (0.00%), Marketfield Asset Management LLC (0.00%), Private Asset Management Inc. (0.00%), Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A. (0.00%) and OneAscent Financial Services LLC (0.00%).

Which major investors are selling Vale stock?

VALE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., Deltec Asset Management LLC, Marketfield Asset Management LLC, Private Asset Management Inc., and Pacer Advisors Inc..

Which major investors are buying Vale stock?

VALE stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Park Avenue Securities LLC, Investors Research Corp, Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A., and OneAscent Financial Services LLC.

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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Vale's stock price today?

One share of VALE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $17.21.

How big of a company is Vale?

Vale has a market capitalization of $88.26 billion and generates $37.57 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $-1,683,000,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $1.60 on an earnings per share basis. Vale employs 71,149 workers across the globe.

What is Vale's official website?

The official website for Vale is www.vale.com.

How can I contact Vale?

Vale's mailing address is Praia de Botafogo186-offices 701-1901 Botafogo, RIO DE JANEIRO D5, 22250-145. The basic materials company can be reached via phone at 552134855000 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 1/24/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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