NYSE:VALE - Vale Stock Price, Price Target & More Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $12.93 +0.05 (+0.39 %) (As of 07/23/2018 03:58 AM ET)Previous Close$12.93Today's Range$12.92 - $13.1652-Week Range$8.97 - $15.24Volume17.62 million shsAverage Volume16.41 million shsMarket Capitalization$67.46 billionP/E Ratio9.58Dividend Yield1.90%Beta1.64 Company ProfileFinancialsAnalyst RatingsDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial MediaChart 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 SymbolNYSE:VALE CUSIPN/A Webwww.vale.com Phone55-21-3485-5000 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.40 Current Ratio1.53 Quick Ratio1.13 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio9.58 Forward P/E Ratio9.24 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$33.97 billion Price / Sales1.99 Cash Flow$2.0556 per share Price / Cash6.29 Book Value$8.58 per share Price / Book1.51 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.35 Net Income$5.51 billion Net Margins13.53% Return on Equity14.68% Return on Assets6.67% Miscellaneous Employees73,062 Outstanding Shares5,217,650,000Market Cap$67,464.24 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 None dividend on Friday, December 15th. Investors of record on Tuesday, December 26th will be paid a dividend of $0.098 per share on Thursday, March 22nd. The ex-dividend date is Friday, December 22nd. View Vale's Dividend History. How were Vale's earnings last quarter? Vale SA (NYSE:VALE) released its earnings results on Wednesday, April, 25th. The basic materials company reported $0.37 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.34 by $0.03. The basic materials company had revenue of $8.60 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $8.60 billion. Vale had a return on equity of 14.68% and a net margin of 13.53%. 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, 26th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Vale. What price target have analysts set for VALE? 14 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for Vale's shares. Their forecasts range from $10.00 to $17.00. On average, they anticipate Vale's share price to reach $14.2778 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 10.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings 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 5 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." Are investors shorting Vale? Vale saw a drop in short interest in the month of June. As of June 29th, there was short interest totalling 79,733,721 shares, a drop of 7.9% from the June 15th total of 86,614,146 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 22,125,994 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.6 days. Currently, 1.5% of the shares of the company 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 Billiton (BHP), Rio Tinto plc ADR Common Stock (RIO), Southern Copper (SCCO), GMK Noril'skiy nikel' PAO (GDR) (NILSY), Freeport-McMoRan (FCX), SOUTH32 Ltd/S (SOUHY), FORTESCUE METAL/S (FSUGY), First Quantum Minerals (FQVLF), Turquoise Hill Resources (TRQ), Lundin Mining (LUNMF), Compania de Minas Buenaventura SAA (BVN), Cleveland-Cliffs (CLF), Vedanta Resources (VDNRF), Centamin (CELTF) and Nexa Resources (NEXA). 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, CFO & Exec. Officer for IR (Age 48)Murilo Muller, Controllership Director & Chief AccountantSonia Zagury, Corp. Fin. DirectorAndré Figueiredo, Director of Investor Relations Has Vale been receiving favorable news coverage? Media coverage about VALE stock has been trending positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Vale earned a news sentiment score of 0.35 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the basic materials company an impact score of 45.33 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. Who are Vale's major shareholders? Vale's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.31%), Pendal Group Ltd (0.01%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.01%), Calamos Advisors LLC (0.01%), World Asset Management Inc (0.00%) and Boston Advisors LLC (0.00%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Vale. Which major investors are selling Vale stock? VALE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Pendal Group Ltd, World Asset Management Inc and DORCHESTER WEALTH MANAGEMENT Co. View Insider Buying and Selling for Vale. Which major investors are buying Vale stock? VALE stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fisher Asset Management LLC, Bank of Montreal Can, Calamos Advisors LLC, Fox Run Management L.L.C., Confluence Investment Management LLC, RNC Capital Management LLC, Boston Advisors LLC and Smithfield Trust Co.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Vale. 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 $12.93. How big of a company is Vale? Vale has a market capitalization of $67.46 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 73,062 workers across the globe. How can I contact Vale? Vale's mailing address is 700 Avenida das Am¿ricas Block 8, Rio de Janeiro D5, 22640-100. 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: 556 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 731 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,287MarketBeat'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. 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