Vale S.A. Company Profile (NYSE:VALE)

About Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE)

Vale S.A. logoVale S.A. is a global producer of iron ore and iron ore pellets, key raw materials for steelmaking, and producer of nickel. The Company also produces copper, metallurgical and thermal coal, potash, phosphates and other fertilizer nutrients, manganese ore, ferroalloys, platinum group metals, gold, silver and cobalt. The Company's segments include Ferrous minerals, which comprises the production and extraction of ferrous minerals, as iron ore fines, iron ore pellets and its logistic services, manganese and ferroalloys and others ferrous products and services; Coal, which comprises the extraction of metallurgical and thermal coal and its logistic services; Base metals, which includes the production and extraction of non-ferrous minerals, and are presented as nickel and its byproducts, and copper (copper concentrated), and Others, which comprises sales and expenses of other products, services and investments in joint ventures and associate in other business.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Iron Ore Mining
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:VALE
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.vale.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $52.31 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 5,153,375,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $10.56
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $9.34
  • 52 Week Range: $5.60 - $11.72
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 14.68
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 10.36
  • P/E Growth: -0.96
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $32.22 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.62
  • Book Value: $8.16 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.24
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $0.28
  • Dividend Yield: 2.8%
Profitability:
  • EBITDA: $14.57 billion
  • Net Margins: 11.01%
  • Return on Equity: 16.74%
  • Return on Assets: 6.61%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.62%
  • Current Ratio: 1.88%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.51%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 29.43 million shs.
  • Beta: 1.51
  • Short Ratio: 3
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE)

What is Vale S.A.'s stock symbol?

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

How often does Vale S.A. pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Vale S.A.?

Vale S.A. announced a semiannual dividend on Monday, March 6th. Investors of record on Wednesday, April 26th will be given a dividend of $0.2881 per share on Friday, May 5th. This represents a yield of 5.8%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, April 24th. This is a positive change from Vale S.A.'s previous semiannual dividend of $0.19. View Vale S.A.'s Dividend History.

How were Vale S.A.'s earnings last quarter?

Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July, 27th. The company reported $0.18 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.17 by $0.01. The company earned $7.24 billion during the quarter. Vale S.A. had a return on equity of 16.74% and a net margin of 11.01%. View Vale S.A.'s Earnings History.

When will Vale S.A. make its next earnings announcement?

Vale S.A. is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October, 26th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Vale S.A..

Where is Vale S.A.'s stock going? Where will Vale S.A.'s stock price be in 2017?

17 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Vale S.A.'s stock. Their predictions range from $7.30 to $14.20. On average, they anticipate Vale S.A.'s stock price to reach $9.76 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Vale S.A..

What are analysts saying about Vale S.A. stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Vale S.A. stock:

  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Over the last three months, Vale's shares have outperformed the industry. The company is steadily improving its operational efficacy on the back of greater cost discipline and higher mining productivity. Moreover, ongoing investment projects are also expected to underpin near-term productive capacity. Even so, Vale is deleveraging its balance sheet with the help of its ongoing liability management program. Also, over the last 60 days Zacks Consensus Estimate for the stock has moved north for both 2017 and 2018." (10/18/2017)
  • 2. Jefferies Group LLC analysts commented, "Vale reported solid iron ore production results yesterday, with 2016 production of 348.8mt slightly exceeding prior guidance. Copper (ex. Lubambe) and nickel production for the year were slightly below guidance. Vale expects to increase its production of iron ore to 360-380Mt, copper to 470kt, and nickel to 317kt in 2017. Further commodity price strength and higher volumes should lead to strong FCF growth for Vale." (2/17/2017)

Are investors shorting Vale S.A.?

Vale S.A. saw a drop in short interest during the month of September. As of September 29th, there was short interest totalling 98,350,028 shares, a drop of 3.7% from the September 15th total of 102,102,880 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 31,276,902 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.1 days.

Who are some of Vale S.A.'s key competitors?

Who are Vale S.A.'s key executives?

Vale S.A.'s management team includes the folowing people:

  • Gueitiro Matsuo Genso, Chairman of the Board
  • Murilo Pinto de Oliveira Ferreira, Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Executive Board
  • Fernando Jorge Buso Gomes, Vice Chairman of the Board
  • Luciano Siani Pires, Chief Financial Officer, Director of Investor Relations
  • Rogerio Nogueira, Investors Relations and Controller Director
  • Roger Allan Downey, Executive Officer - Fertilizers, Coal and Strategy
  • Jennifer Anne Maki, Executive Officer Base Metals
  • Humberto Ramos de Freitas, Logistics and Mineral Research Officer, Member of the Executive Board
  • Clovis Torres Jr., Executive Officer
  • Dioni Brasil, Accounting Manager

Who owns Vale S.A. stock?

Vale S.A.'s stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Eqis Capital Management Inc. (0.00%) and Private Asset Management Inc. (0.00%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Vale S.A..

Who sold Vale S.A. stock? Who is selling Vale S.A. stock?

Vale S.A.'s stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Private Asset Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Vale S.A..

Who bought Vale S.A. stock? Who is buying Vale S.A. stock?

Vale S.A.'s stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Eqis Capital Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Vale S.A..

How do I buy Vale S.A. stock?

Shares of Vale S.A. can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Vale S.A.'s stock price today?

One share of Vale S.A. stock can currently be purchased for approximately $10.15.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Vale S.A. (NYSE VALE)
Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  440 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  593 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,033
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Vale S.A. and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 8 Hold Ratings, 9 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.53)
Consensus Price Target: $9.76 (3.86% downside)
Consensus Price Target History for Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE)
Price Target History for Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE)
Analysts' Ratings History for Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/10/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaSet Price TargetHold$11.00N/AView Rating Details
10/3/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHoldLowView Rating Details
9/25/2017Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageEqual -> WeightMediumView Rating Details
9/13/2017Sandler O'NeillUpgradeHold -> BuyMediumView Rating Details
9/12/2017SantanderUpgradeHold -> BuyLowView Rating Details
8/8/2017BMO Capital MarketsSet Price TargetHold$8.00MediumView Rating Details
7/27/2017Credit Suisse GroupSet Price TargetHold$8.00MediumView Rating Details
7/14/2017Cowen and CompanyReiterated RatingHold$10.00LowView Rating Details
7/10/2017Clarkson CapitalReiterated RatingNeutralLowView Rating Details
6/25/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuy$12.50 -> $12.00MediumView Rating Details
5/31/2017HSBC Holdings plcUpgradeHold -> Buy$8.67 -> $8.76HighView Rating Details
2/27/2017MacquarieReiterated RatingNeutral$9.00N/AView Rating Details
2/16/2017Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingOutperform$14.20N/AView Rating Details
1/23/2017Citigroup Inc.UpgradeNeutral -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
1/12/2017Renaissance CapitalUpgradeUnderperform -> Market Perform$9.30 -> $9.40N/AView Rating Details
1/9/2017Barclays PLCUpgradeEqual Weight -> Overweight$9.00N/AView Rating Details
10/20/2016Itau Unibanco Banco Holding SAUpgradeBuyN/AView Rating Details
10/20/2016Itau BBA SecuritiesUpgradeMarket Perform -> OutperformN/AView Rating Details
9/12/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoUpgradeNeutral -> Overweight$7.00N/AView Rating Details
6/9/2016WedbushReiterated RatingOutperformN/AView Rating Details
6/9/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Initiated CoverageNeutral$4.40N/AView Rating Details
5/13/2016ScotiabankUpgradeOutperform -> Focus ListN/AView Rating Details
5/9/2016Societe GeneraleDowngradeBuy -> Hold$4.55 -> $4.78N/AView Rating Details
5/2/2016BB&T CorporationUpgradeHold -> Buy$10.00N/AView Rating Details
3/24/2016Bank of America CorporationUpgradeNeutral -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
3/17/2016NomuraDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$3.50 -> $3.00N/AView Rating Details
3/10/2016Stifel NicolausDowngradeBuy -> Hold$2.13 -> $3.93N/AView Rating Details
10/19/2015Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuy$7.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/18/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE)
Earnings by Quarter for Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE)
Earnings History by Quarter for Vale S.A. (NYSE VALE)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/26/2017$0.25N/AView Earnings Details
7/27/20176/30/2017$0.17$0.18$7.24 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/20173/31/2017$0.48$0.41$8.52 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2016Q3$0.14$0.19$7.32 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q1$0.08$0.10$5.14 billion$5.72 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/22/2015Q3($0.07)($0.19)$7.22 billion$6.51 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2015Q2$0.04$0.19$7.70 billion$6.97 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2015Q1($0.22)($0.14)$7.41 billion$6.24 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/26/2015Q4$0.17($0.05)$9.28 billion$9.07 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2014$0.30($0.15)$10.60 billion$9.06 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2014Q2$0.44$0.38$10.43 billion$9.90 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/30/2014$0.54$0.40$11.43 billion$9.68 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/27/2014$0.65$0.62ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q3 20171$0.30$0.30$0.30
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE)
Most Recent Dividend:5/5/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.28
Dividend Yield:2.76%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:40.58% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
22.95% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
28.57% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE)

Dividend History by Quarter for Vale S.A. (NYSE VALE)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
3/6/2017semiannual$0.295.8%4/24/20174/26/20175/5/2017
11/30/2016Annual$0.0412/2/201612/6/201612/23/2016
3/2/2015$0.1910/16/201510/20/201511/6/2015
3/3/2015semiannual$0.195.44%10/16/201510/20/201511/6/2015
3/3/2015semiannual$0.195.44%4/15/20154/17/20155/7/2015
4/7/2014special$0.414.96%4/15/20144/17/20145/7/2014
4/7/2014special$0.414.96%10/17/201410/21/201411/7/2014
3/12/2013special$0.390.69%10/18/201310/22/201311/8/2013
3/12/2013special$0.394/17/20134/19/20135/7/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE)
No insider trades for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Headlines

Headline Trends for Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE)
Latest Headlines for Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE)
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DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoVale S.A. (VALE) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 18 at 12:38 PM
ft.com logoVale searches for partner to invest in world's largest nickel mine - Financial Times
www.ft.com - October 18 at 10:12 AM
seekingalpha.com logoNo-brainer: Vale - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - October 18 at 10:12 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoVale (VALE) Looks Good: Stock Adds 6% in Session
finance.yahoo.com - October 17 at 8:44 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Vale SA : October 16, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 17 at 8:44 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoVale S.A. (VALE) Short Interest Update
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 17 at 2:50 AM
seekingalpha.com logoFabulous Friday - Markets At (Yawn) All-Time Highs - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - October 15 at 8:01 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo$0.26 Earnings Per Share Expected for Vale S.A. (VALE) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 12 at 4:24 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoVale S.A. (VALE) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 12 at 2:44 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoChina Gobbles Amazon Rainforest Ore to Clean Its Polluted Skies
finance.yahoo.com - October 11 at 4:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHow China’s Steel Demand Could Affect Iron Ore Demand
finance.yahoo.com - October 11 at 4:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCould Seaborne Iron Ore Prices Soften More?
finance.yahoo.com - October 11 at 9:12 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhy China’s Iron Ore Demand Could Wane in 4Q17
finance.yahoo.com - October 11 at 9:12 AM
investorplace.com logoTrade of the Day: Valero Energy Corporation (VLO) Worked Like a Charm
investorplace.com - October 11 at 7:50 AM
prnewswire.com logoPre-Market Technical Pulse on Metals & Minerals Stocks -- Cleveland-Cliffs, Teck Resources, US Silica, and Vale - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - October 4 at 8:25 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoVale S.A. (VALE) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Jefferies Group LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 3 at 5:20 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoVale SA :VALE-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : October 2, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 3 at 2:27 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoChina Property Sales Growth Slows Down in August
finance.yahoo.com - October 3 at 2:27 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Vale SA : October 3, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 3 at 2:27 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Vale SA : October 3, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 3 at 2:27 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoVale S.A. (VALE) Short Interest Up 12.9% in September
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 1 at 3:10 AM
nytimes.com logoA Child’s Death Brings ‘Trauma That Doesn’t Go Away’
www.nytimes.com - September 29 at 1:35 PM
seekingalpha.com logoVale (VALE) Presents At 9th Annual Itau BBA LatAm Commodities Conference - Slideshow
seekingalpha.com - September 29 at 1:35 PM
seekingalpha.com logoVale Is Looking Increasingly Healthy
seekingalpha.com - September 28 at 8:54 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoVale Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (VALE)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 28 at 1:20 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoMorgan Stanley Initiates Coverage on Vale S.A. (VALE)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 27 at 11:42 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoVale S.A. (VALE) Earns Weight Rating from Analysts at Morgan Stanley
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 25 at 6:00 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoMorgan Stanley Reaffirms Equal Weight Rating for Vale S.A. (VALE)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 25 at 12:52 PM
investorplace.com logoWhy Valeant Pharmaceuticals (VRX) Stock is Still no Bargain
investorplace.com - September 25 at 11:13 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoFire disrupts Vale Fertilizantes plant in Brazil
finance.yahoo.com - September 23 at 10:39 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoStock Traders Buy Large Volume of Vale Call Options (VALE)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 23 at 1:02 AM
fool.com logoBetter Buy: Freeport-McMoRan Inc vs. Vale SA
www.fool.com - September 22 at 7:55 AM
reuters.com logoEMERGING MARKETS-LatAm currencies weaken ahead of Fed meeting - Reuters
www.reuters.com - September 19 at 9:15 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhat Factors Are Driving Analysts’ Estimates for Vale SA?
finance.yahoo.com - September 19 at 9:15 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAylesbury Vale District Council Works With DigitalGenius to Boost Customer Service
finance.yahoo.com - September 18 at 7:46 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhy Rio Tinto Isn’t RBC’s Top Pick Anymore
finance.yahoo.com - September 18 at 7:46 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoVale S.A. (VALE) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 17 at 2:50 AM
seekingalpha.com logoVale to appeal court decision halting operations at nickel mine - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - September 15 at 11:15 PM
reuters.com logoBrazil's Vale vows to appeal court decision halting nickel mine - Reuters
www.reuters.com - September 15 at 10:52 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSandler O'Neill Upgrades Vale SA (VALE) to Buy
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 13 at 11:06 PM
reuters.com logoCemig jumps as partner Vale signals bid for Brazil dams - Reuters
www.reuters.com - September 13 at 3:23 PM
nasdaq.com logoCemig jumps as partner Vale signals bid for Brazil dams
www.nasdaq.com - September 13 at 10:51 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoVale S.A. (VALE) Upgraded to "Buy" by Santander
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 12 at 12:34 PM
msn.com logoSavannah's message for Vale and all little girls in 'Princesses Wear Pants'
www.msn.com - September 12 at 11:47 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHit the 'Mother Lode' With Vale ADRs
finance.yahoo.com - September 8 at 9:53 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoMonticello Insurance Limited -- Moody's says Monticellos's rating unaffected by Vale's upgrade
finance.yahoo.com - September 7 at 10:46 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoBrazil Economy In 'Great Rotation', Buy Cyclical Stocks?
finance.yahoo.com - September 7 at 10:46 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoVale Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (VALE)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 7 at 2:08 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoVale Overseas Limited -- Moody's upgrades Vale's ratings to Ba1; stable outlook
finance.yahoo.com - September 6 at 9:46 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoVale S.A. (VALE) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.26 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 5 at 4:08 AM

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