NYSE:VALE - Vale Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $14.35 +0.28 (+1.99 %) (As of 11/22/2018 06:27 AM ET)Previous Close$14.07Today's Range$14.13 - $14.3752-Week Range$10.55 - $16.13Volume25.06 million shsAverage Volume22.28 million shsMarket Capitalization$76.80 billionP/E Ratio10.63Dividend Yield0.56%Beta1.52 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 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. 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 Webwww.vale.com Phone55-21-3485-5000 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.37 Current Ratio1.65 Quick Ratio1.21 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio10.63 Forward P/E Ratio9.63 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$33.97 billion Price / Sales2.20 Cash Flow$2.0042 per share Price / Cash7.16 Book Value$7.98 per share Price / Book1.80 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.35 Net Income$5.51 billion Net Margins10.70% Return on Equity17.87% Return on Assets8.52% Miscellaneous Employees73,596 Outstanding Shares5,217,650,000Market Cap$76.80 billion 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. 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 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, October, 24th. The basic materials company reported $0.39 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.35 by $0.04. The basic materials company earned $9.54 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $8.97 billion. Vale had a net margin of 10.70% and a return on equity of 17.87%. View Vale's Earnings History. When is Vale's next earnings date? Vale is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 26th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Vale. What price target have analysts set for VALE? 14 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Vale's stock. Their forecasts range from $11.00 to $17.00. On average, they expect Vale's stock price to reach $14.9545 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 4.2% from the stock's current price. 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, 6 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Vale. Has Vale been receiving favorable news coverage? News stories about VALE stock have been trending positive recently, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Vale earned a media sentiment score of 2.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the basic materials company a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is very likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. Are investors shorting Vale? Vale saw a increase in short interest in the month of October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 65,917,436 shares, an increase of 32.4% from the October 15th total of 49,777,430 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 28,495,201 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.3 days. View Vale's Current Options Chain. Who are some of Vale's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Vale include BHP Billiton (BHP), Rio Tinto (RIO), Southern Copper (SCCO), GMK Noril'skiy nikel' PAO (GDR) (NILSY), Freeport-McMoRan (FCX), FORTESCUE METAL/S (FSUGY), First Quantum Minerals (FQVLF), Turquoise Hill Resources (TRQ), Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA (BVN), Lundin Mining (LUNMF), VEDA RESO/PAR VTG FPD 0.1 (VDNRF), Cleveland-Cliffs (CLF), Nexa Resources (NEXA), Centamin (CELTF) and Pretium Resources (PVG). 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 AccountantSonia Zagury, Corp. Fin. DirectorMr. Alexandre S. D'Ambrosio, Gen. Counsel Who are Vale's major shareholders? Vale's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Capital Research Global Investors (3.20%), BlackRock Inc. (1.45%), Capital International Investors (1.41%), Capital World Investors (1.36%), Standard Life Aberdeen plc (1.17%) and Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.65%). Which institutional investors are selling Vale stock? VALE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital Research Global Investors, BlackRock Inc., Standard Life Aberdeen plc, Silchester International Investors LLP, Morgan Stanley, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, FMR LLC and AQR Capital Management LLC. Which institutional investors are buying Vale stock? VALE stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital World Investors, Fisher Asset Management LLC, Impala Asset Management LLC, FIL Ltd, OppenheimerFunds Inc., American Century Companies Inc., Deutsche Bank AG and Point72 Asset Management L.P.. 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 $14.35. How big of a company is Vale? Vale has a market capitalization of $76.80 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 602 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 765 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,367MarketBeat'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 11/22/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Why do company’s buyback their stock?