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

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$12.33 +0.19 (+1.57 %)
(As of 02/17/2019 03:58 PM ET)
Previous Close$12.33
Today's Range$12.16 - $12.37
52-Week Range$10.89 - $16.13
Volume29.03 million shs
Average Volume43.79 million shs
Market Capitalization$64.33 billion
P/E Ratio9.13
Dividend Yield0.66%
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, 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; and 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Metal mining
SectorBasic Materials



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$33.97 billion
Cash Flow$2.1149 per share
Book Value$8.58 per share


Net Income$5.51 billion


Outstanding Shares5,217,652,000
Market Cap$64.33 billion

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. Shareholders of record on Monday, August 6th will be given 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) issued its earnings results on Thursday, October, 26th. The basic materials company reported $0.40 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.25 by $0.15. The basic materials company earned $9.05 billion during the quarter. 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?

16 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for Vale's stock. Their predictions range from $9.00 to $17.00. On average, they anticipate Vale's share price to reach $13.7333 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 11.4% 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 3 sell ratings, 10 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?

News stories about VALE stock have trended negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Vale earned a media sentiment score of -2.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the basic materials company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

Are investors shorting Vale?

Vale saw a drop in short interest during the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 55,260,873 shares, a drop of 17.2% from the January 15th total of 66,701,739 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 61,601,694 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.9 days. Approximately 1.0% of the company's shares are sold short. View Vale's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Vale's key competitors?

Who are Vale's key executives?

Vale's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Fabio Schvartsman, Pres & CEO (Age 65)
  • Mr. Luciano Siani Pires, Exec. Director of Fin. & Investor Relations (Age 49)
  • Murilo Muller, Controllership Director & Chief Accountant
  • Sonia Zagury, Corp. Fin. Director
  • Mr. Alexandre S. D'Ambrosio, Gen. Counsel

Who are Vale's major shareholders?

Vale's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (1.28%), Standard Life Aberdeen plc (1.10%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.72%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (0.39%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.37%) and Bank of America Corp DE (0.22%).

Which major investors are selling Vale stock?

VALE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., USS Investment Management Ltd, Standard Life Aberdeen plc, Silchester International Investors LLP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Van ECK Associates Corp, Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd..

Which major investors are buying Vale stock?

VALE stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of America Corp DE, Fisher Asset Management LLC, Investec Asset Management LTD, Pendal Group Ltd, GQG Partners LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Two Sigma Advisers LP and Westpac Banking Corp.

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 $12.33.

How big of a company is Vale?

Vale has a market capitalization of $64.33 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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  620 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  800 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,420
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 2/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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