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

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$12.02 +0.23 (+1.95 %)
(As of 05/27/2019 09:08 AM ET)
Previous Close$11.79
Today's Range$12.02 - $12.20
52-Week Range$10.89 - $16.13
Volume28.92 million shs
Average Volume21.44 million shs
Market Capitalization$62.72 billion
P/E Ratio6.50
Dividend Yield0.35%
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; and provides related logistic services. The Coal segment is involved in the extraction of metallurgical and thermal coal; and provides related logistic services. The Base Metals segment produces and extracts non-ferrous minerals, including nickel; and its by-products, such as copper, gold, silver, cobalt, 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$36.58 billion
Cash Flow$2.4886 per share
Book Value$8.59 per share


Net Income$6.86 billion


Outstanding Shares5,217,650,000
Market Cap$62.72 billion
Next Earnings Date7/25/2019 (Estimated)

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. Stockholders 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) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, March, 27th. The basic materials company reported $0.73 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.62 by $0.11. The basic materials company had revenue of $9.81 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $10.67 billion. Vale had a net margin of 10.03% and a return on equity of 23.20%. View Vale's Earnings History.

When is Vale's next earnings date?

Vale is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 25th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Vale.

What price target have analysts set for VALE?

16 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for Vale's stock. Their predictions range from $10.00 to $16.00. On average, they anticipate Vale's stock price to reach $13.69 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 13.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Vale.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Vale?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Vale in the last year. There are currently 2 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 stories about VALE stock have been trending positive recently, InfoTrie reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. 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 media sentiment score of 2.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the basic materials company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future.

Are investors shorting Vale?

Vale saw a drop in short interest during the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totalling 22,298,722 shares, a drop of 30.1% from the April 15th total of 31,883,474 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 16,957,089 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.3 days. Approximately 0.4% of the company's stock 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), Freeport-McMoRan (FCX), General Electric (GE), Micron Technology (MU), PETROLEO BRASIL/ADR (PBR), Intel (INTC), Alibaba Group (BABA), Transocean (RIG), Ford Motor (F) and Cisco Systems (CSCO).

Who are Vale's key executives?

Vale's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Eduardo de Salles Bartolomeo, Chief Exec. Officer (Age 55)
  • Mr. Luciano Siani Pires, CFO & Exec. Officer for IR (Age 49)
  • Murilo Muller, Controllership Director & Chief Accountant
  • Sonia Zagury, Corp. Fin. Director
  • Mr. André Figueiredo, Director of Investor Relations

Who are Vale's major shareholders?

Vale's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (1.25%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.52%), OppenheimerFunds Inc. (0.45%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (0.38%), FMR LLC (0.37%) and FIL Ltd (0.34%).

Which institutional investors are selling Vale stock?

VALE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including OppenheimerFunds Inc., AQR Capital Management LLC, Morgan Stanley, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company , Silchester International Investors LLP, ClariVest Asset Management LLC, BlackRock Inc. and State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D.

Which institutional investors are buying Vale stock?

VALE stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Hsbc Holdings PLC, Baillie Gifford & Co., FIL Ltd, Macquarie Group Ltd., Man Group plc, Wellington Management Group LLP and Gavea Investimentos Ltda.

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 $12.02.

How big of a company is Vale?

Vale has a market capitalization of $62.72 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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  634 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  828 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,462
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 5/27/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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