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: $47.05036 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 5,153,375,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $8.53
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $9.21
  • 52 Week Range: $4.86 - $11.70
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 9.93
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 8.35
  • P/E Growth: -9.94
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $31.4 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.48
  • Book Value: $8.05 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.12
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $0.28
  • Dividend Yield: 3.1%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $14.26 billion
  • Net Margins: 14.60%
  • Return on Equity: 16.32%
  • Return on Assets: 6.38%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.89%
  • Current Ratio: 1.90%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.59%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 27.67 million shs.
  • Beta: 1.52
  • Short Ratio: 3.04
 
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. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, April 26th will be paid a dividend of $0.2881 per share on Friday, May 5th. This represents a dividend yield of 5.8%. The ex-dividend date 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) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April, 27th. The company reported $0.41 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.48 by $0.07. The firm earned $8.52 billion during the quarter. VALE S.A. had a return on equity of 16.32% and a net margin of 14.60%. View VALE S.A.'s Earnings History.

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

17 analysts have issued 12 month price targets for VALE S.A.'s stock. Their predictions range from $6.20 to $14.20. On average, they expect VALE S.A.'s stock price to reach $9.31 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 underperformed the Zacks categorized steel industry return. Over the last 30 days, Zacks Consensus Estimate for the stock has moved south for both 2017 and 2018. The company reported weaker-than-expected first-quarter 2017 earnings. Anticipated decline in Chinese steel demand is expected to affect near-term iron-ore prices and hence hurt Vale’s profitability in the upcoming quarters. Moreover, stiff rivalry in the mining industry, sudden outbreak of any natural disaster or unfavorable government policies might hurt results in the quarters ahead. " (5/29/2017)
  • 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 increase in short interest during the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 97,666,661 shares, an increase of 6.6% from the June 15th total of 91,620,675 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 26,839,755 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.6 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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Verde Servicos Internacionais S.A. (0.01%), Mandatum Life Insurance Co Ltd (0.00%), Creative Planning (0.00%), Exane Derivatives (0.00%), Cornerstone Investment Partners LLC (0.00%) and DORCHESTER WEALTH MANAGEMENT Co (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 Exane Derivatives, Cornerstone Financial Partners LLC and 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Verde Servicos Internacionais S.A., Creative Planning, Virtu Financial LLC and Union Bankshares Corp. 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 $9.02.


MarketBeat Community Rating for VALE S.A. (NYSE VALE)
Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  387 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  553 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  940
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: $9.31 (3.23% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for VALE S.A. (NYSE:VALE)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
7/14/2017Cowen and CompanyReiterated RatingHold$10.00LowView Rating Details
7/14/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHold$8.50LowView Rating Details
7/10/2017Clarkson CapitalReiterated RatingNeutralLowView Rating Details
6/27/2017Credit Suisse Group AGSet Price TargetHold$8.00LowView Rating Details
6/25/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuy$12.50 -> $12.00MediumView Rating Details
6/2/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$10.00MediumView Rating Details
5/31/2017HSBC Holdings plcUpgradeHold -> Buy$8.67 -> $8.76HighView Rating Details
4/19/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$11.00HighView 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
8/9/2016Morgan StanleyUpgradeEqual Weight -> Overweight$4.80 -> $6.20N/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
10/2/2015CIBCLower Price Target$7.15 -> $5.80N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 7/22/2015 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
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:3.10%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:31.11% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
26.17% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
25.93% (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
reuters.com logoBrazil's Vale eyes 2017 iron ore output at low end of forecast - Reuters
www.reuters.com - July 21 at 8:25 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoIron King Vale Is Expected to Post Record Output in Volatile Market
finance.yahoo.com - July 20 at 2:06 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoBHP Billiton Q4 Iron Output Jumps 8%, Petroleum View Dismal
finance.yahoo.com - July 19 at 4:03 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhat Could Cause an Upside to CLF’s Free Cash Flow Estimates in 2017?
finance.yahoo.com - July 19 at 4:03 PM
bloomberg.com logoIron King Vale Seen Posting Record Output in Volatile Market - Bloomberg
www.bloomberg.com - July 19 at 9:02 AM
bloomberg.com logoBHP-Vale JV Excused From Paying $6.3 Billion Legal Guarantee - Bloomberg
www.bloomberg.com - July 19 at 9:02 AM
reuters.com logoMiner Vale says Brazilian judge suspended lawsuit against companies for Samarco accident - Reuters
www.reuters.com - July 19 at 9:02 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoThese Iron Ore Stocks Could Offer a Valuation Upside in 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 19 at 9:02 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhy CLF’s Asia-Pacific Segment Could Remain Weak in 2Q17
finance.yahoo.com - July 18 at 9:37 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoCan Vale SA Reverse Its 2Q17 Performance in 2017?
finance.yahoo.com - July 18 at 9:37 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoGauging the Upside Potential for Iron Ore Stocks
finance.yahoo.com - July 18 at 9:37 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoVale S.A. (VALE) Short Interest Update
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 18 at 7:18 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoVale's (VALE) "Hold" Rating Reiterated at Jefferies Group LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 15 at 1:06 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoVale S.A. (VALE) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Cowen and Company
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 15 at 8:14 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoInvestors Buy Large Volume of Vale Call Options (VALE)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 15 at 7:16 AM
marketwatch.com logoEmerita Enters Into Agreements to Acquire the Salobro Zinc Project in Brazil - MarketWatch
www.marketwatch.com - July 14 at 9:40 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoVale S.A. (NYSE:VALE) Upgraded at BidaskClub
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 12 at 10:56 PM
investorplace.com logoHas Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (VRX) Stock Finally Bottomed?
investorplace.com - July 12 at 8:53 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoClarkson Capital Reiterates "Neutral" Rating for Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 12 at 7:15 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHow China’s Steel Production Outlook Could Affect CLF
finance.yahoo.com - July 11 at 9:08 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoInvestors Buy Large Volume of Vale Put Options (NYSE:VALE)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 7 at 7:06 AM
reuters.com logoEMERGING MARKETS-Brazil markets down on political woes; power utilities soar - Reuters
www.reuters.com - July 6 at 4:05 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoVale Stock Could Rally Back Into Double Digits
finance.yahoo.com - July 6 at 4:04 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Brokerages Anticipate Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE) Will Announce Earnings of $0.14 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 6 at 8:44 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHow Will China’s Credit Growth Tightening Affect Iron Ore?
finance.yahoo.com - July 5 at 11:07 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo2 Reasons Miner BHP Has 23% Upside: Bernstein Upgrade
finance.yahoo.com - July 5 at 11:07 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoVALE S.A. (NYSE:VALE) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 4 at 10:02 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWill China’s Steel Capacity Cuts Help Curb Production?
finance.yahoo.com - July 4 at 8:29 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Vale SA : July 3, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 4 at 8:29 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoIron Ore Impact: China’s Slowing Real Estate Growth
finance.yahoo.com - July 4 at 8:29 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhy China’s June Iron Ore Import Outlook Is Strong
finance.yahoo.com - July 3 at 8:06 AM
reuters.com logoVale to extend $76 million credit facility to Samarco | Reuters - Reuters
www.reuters.com - July 1 at 8:44 AM
nasdaq.com logoVale SA (VALE) Looks Bearish on Lingering Macro Headwinds - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - July 1 at 8:44 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoVale to extend $76 mln credit facility to Samarco
finance.yahoo.com - June 29 at 9:11 PM
seekingalpha.com logoVale S.A. (VALE) Presents At 10th Annual Brazil Equity Conference - Slideshow
seekingalpha.com - June 29 at 4:08 PM
investorplace.com logo3 Big Stock Charts for Thursday: Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK), Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD) and Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (VRX)
investorplace.com - June 29 at 12:34 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBrazil's Vale shareholders approve conversion of shares
finance.yahoo.com - June 29 at 7:46 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoVale's cash generation dependent on ore price, CEO says
finance.yahoo.com - June 29 at 7:46 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCredit Suisse Group Reiterates "$8.00" Price Target for Vale S.A. (VALE)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 28 at 11:02 PM
reuters.com logoBrazil's Vale shareholders approve corporate reorganization - Reuters
www.reuters.com - June 28 at 2:14 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoBrazil's Vale shareholders approve corporate reorganization
finance.yahoo.com - June 28 at 2:14 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoTraders Purchase High Volume of VALE Call Options (VALE)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 27 at 12:26 PM
bloomberg.com logoIron Ore Forecasts Cut as Morgan Stanley Flags Swelling Surplus - Bloomberg
www.bloomberg.com - June 26 at 11:58 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoVale's (VALE) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Deutsche Bank AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 25 at 10:38 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoVale S.A. (VALE) Upgraded at BidaskClub
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 24 at 3:04 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHead-To-Head Review: VALE (VALE) vs. Trecora Resources (TREC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 24 at 8:15 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Vale SA : June 22, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 22 at 7:31 PM
seekingalpha.com logoVale: The Problem S11D Has Created
seekingalpha.com - June 22 at 2:30 PM
investorplace.com logoDoes Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (VRX) Stock Have a Bull Case?
investorplace.com - June 22 at 11:54 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoVale SA :VALE-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : June 20, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 21 at 6:25 AM

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