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Vale Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.13 (+0.85%)
(As of 01/18/2022 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
30.72 million shs
Average Volume
34.01 million shs
Market Capitalization
$79.54 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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About Vale

Vale SA engages in the production and exportation of iron ore, pellets, manganese, and iron alloys. It operates through the following segments: Ferrous Minerals, Base Metals, and Coal. The Ferrous Minerals segment includes the production and extraction of iron ore, iron ore pellets, manganese, other ferrous products, and logistic services. The Base Metals segment involves the production and extraction of nickel and its by-products. The Coal segment comprises the production and extraction of metallurgical and thermal coal and its logistic services. The company was founded on June 1, 1942 and is headquartered in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Metal mining
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$40.02 billion
Cash Flow
$2.76 per share
Book Value
$6.79 per share


Net Income
$4.88 billion
Pretax Margin




Outstanding Shares
Free Float
Market Cap
$79.54 billion

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

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Overall MarketRank

2.28 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

80th out of 223 stocks

Metal Mining Industry

5th out of 21 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.1Community Rank: 4.1Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Vale (NYSE:VALE) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Vale a buy right now?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Vale in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 8 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" Vale stock. 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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How has Vale's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Vale's stock was trading at $8.50 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, VALE stock has increased by 82.5% and is now trading at $15.51.
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Are investors shorting Vale?

Vale saw a decline in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 55,480,000 shares, a decline of 21.5% from the December 15th total of 70,720,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 33,410,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.7 days. Approximately 1.1% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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When is Vale's next earnings date?

Vale is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 24th 2022.
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How were Vale's earnings last quarter?

Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 28th. The basic materials company reported $0.76 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.12 by $0.36. The basic materials company had revenue of $12.68 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $14.08 billion. Vale had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 69.55% and a net margin of 31.28%.
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How often does Vale pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Vale?

Vale announced a semi-annual dividend on Saturday, September 18th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 24th will be paid a dividend of $0.684 per share on Friday, October 8th. This represents a dividend yield of 16.36%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 23rd. This is an increase from Vale's previous semi-annual dividend of $0.30.
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Is Vale a good dividend stock?

Vale pays an annual dividend of $3.01 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 19.57%. VALE has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. Vale does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Vale is 86.49%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on EPS estimates, Vale will have a dividend payout ratio of 142.65% in the coming year. This indicates that Vale may not be able to sustain their current dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for VALE?

12 brokers have issued twelve-month target prices for Vale's shares. Their forecasts range from $13.00 to $26.00. On average, they expect Vale's share price to reach $17.10 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 10.3% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Vale's key executives?

Vale's management team includes the following people:
  • Eduardo De Salles Bartolomeo, Chief Executive Officer
  • Gustavo Pimenta, Executive VP-Finance & Investor Relations
  • Denis Cuenca, Chief Compliance Officer
  • Luciano Siani Pires, Executive Vice President-Strategy & Business
  • Alexandre Pereira, Executive VP-Global Business Solutions

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).

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 a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.01%), Henry James International Management Inc. (0.00%), Symmetry Partners LLC (0.00%), United Capital Management of KS Inc. (0.00%), Integrated Investment Consultants LLC (0.00%) and Wedbush Securities Inc. (0.00%).

Which institutional investors are selling Vale stock?

VALE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including InTrack Investment Management Inc, First Hawaiian Bank, Confluence Investment Management LLC, Private Asset Management Inc., Lindbrook Capital LLC, Harbor Investment Advisory LLC, and Henry James International Management Inc..

Which institutional investors are buying Vale stock?

VALE stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ritholtz Wealth Management, Ridgewood Investments LLC, Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., Integrated Investment Consultants LLC, Cutler Group LP, Clear Street Markets LLC, Symmetry Partners LLC, and Wedbush Securities 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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Vale's stock price today?

One share of VALE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $15.51.

How much money does Vale make?

Vale has a market capitalization of $79.54 billion and generates $40.02 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $4.88 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.48 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Vale have?

Vale employs 74,316 workers across the globe.

What is Vale's official website?

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

Where are Vale's headquarters?

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, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 55-21-3814-8820.

This page was last updated on 1/19/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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