NYSE:VALE - Vale Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $12.02 +0.23 (+1.95 %) (As of 05/26/2019 07:42 AM ET)Previous Close$12.02Today's Range$12.02 - $12.2052-Week Range$10.89 - $16.13Volume28.92 million shsAverage Volume29.83 million shsMarket Capitalization$62.72 billionP/E Ratio6.50Dividend Yield0.34%Beta1.1 ProfileAnalyst 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 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. 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 CIK917851 Webhttp://www.vale.com/ Phone55-21-3485-5000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.37 Current Ratio1.21 Quick Ratio0.82Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio6.50 Forward P/E Ratio6.50 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$36.58 billion Price / Sales1.71 Cash Flow$2.5520 per share Price / Cash Flow4.71 Book Value$8.28 per share Price / Book1.45Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.85 Net Income$6.86 billion Net Margins10.03% Return on Equity23.20% Return on Assets11.25%Miscellaneous Employees73,596 Outstanding Shares5,217,652,000Market Cap$62.72 billion Next Earnings Date7/25/2019 (Estimated) 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 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 is Friday, August 3rd. View Vale's Dividend History. How were Vale's earnings last quarter? Vale SA (NYSE:VALE) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, March, 27th. The basic materials company reported $0.73 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.62 by $0.11. The basic materials company earned $9.81 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $10.67 billion. Vale had a return on equity of 23.20% and a net margin of 10.03%. 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 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Vale's stock. Their forecasts range from $10.00 to $16.00. On average, they expect Vale's share price to reach $13.69 in the next year. 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? News articles about VALE stock have been trending negative on Sunday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Vale earned a coverage optimism score of -2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the basic materials company a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is very likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. Are investors shorting Vale? Vale saw a decrease in short interest in April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totalling 22,298,722 shares, a decrease 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 days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.3 days. Currently, 0.4% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View Vale's Current Options Chain. Who are some of Vale's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Vale include BHP Group (BHP), Rio Tinto (RIO), GMK Noril'skiy nikel' PAO (GDR) (NILSY), Anglo American (NGLOY), Southern Copper (SCCO), FORTESCUE METAL/S (FSUGY), Freeport-McMoRan (FCX), SOUTH32 LTD/S (SOUHY), First Quantum Minerals (FQVLF), Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA (BVN), Lundin Mining (LUNMF), EXXARO RESOURCE/S (EXXAY), IMPALA PLATINUM/S (IMPUY), Cleveland-Cliffs (CLF) and Turquoise Hill Resources (TRQ). 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 AccountantSonia Zagury, Corp. Fin. DirectorMr. André Figueiredo, Director of Investor Relations Who are Vale's major shareholders? Vale's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors 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 bought 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 634 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 828 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,462MarketBeat'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. 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