NYSE:VALE - Vale Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$13.05 -0.12 (-0.91 %)
(As of 06/18/2018 11:56 AM ET)
Previous Close$13.01
Today's Range$12.85 - $13.16
52-Week Range$7.68 - $15.24
Volume575,343 shs
Average Volume23.52 million shs
Market Capitalization$68.72 billion
P/E Ratio9.67
Dividend Yield1.87%

About Vale (NYSE:VALE)

Vale logoVale 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Metal mining
SectorBasic Materials


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.40
Current Ratio1.53
Quick Ratio1.13


Trailing P/E Ratio9.67
Forward P/E Ratio9.60
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$33.97 billion
Price / Sales2.00
Cash Flow$2.0391 per share
Price / Cash6.40
Book Value$8.58 per share
Price / Book1.52


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.35
Net Income$5.51 billion
Net Margins13.53%
Return on Equity14.68%
Return on Assets6.67%


Outstanding Shares5,217,650,000

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 declared a None dividend on Friday, December 15th. Shareholders 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 quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April, 25th. The basic materials company reported $0.37 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.34 by $0.03. The basic materials company earned $8.60 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates 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?

15 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Vale's stock. Their predictions range from $11.00 to $17.00. On average, they anticipate Vale's stock price to reach $14.3889 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Vale.

Are investors shorting Vale?

Vale saw a increase in short interest in the month of May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totalling 88,466,610 shares, an increase of 0.7% from the May 15th total of 89,130,160 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 23,313,014 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.8 days.

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 64)
  • Mr. Luciano Siani Pires, CFO & Exec. Officer for IR (Age 48)
  • Murilo Muller, Controllership Director & Chief Accountant
  • Sonia Zagury, Corp. Fin. Director
  • André Figueiredo, Director of Investor Relations

Has Vale been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about VALE stock have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. Accern rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Vale earned a media sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern's scale. They also gave media stories about the basic materials company an impact score of 41.45 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.

Who are Vale's major shareholders?

Vale's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include OppenheimerFunds Inc. (0.57%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.54%), Silchester International Investors LLP (0.42%), Contrarian Capital Management L.L.C. (0.15%), Northern Trust Corp (0.12%) and Oaktree Capital Management LP (0.07%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Vale.

Which institutional investors are selling Vale stock?

VALE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Silchester International Investors LLP, Oaktree Capital Management LP, Millennium Management LLC, Contrarius Investment Management Ltd, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Contrarian Capital Management L.L.C., Legal & General Group Plc and Sei Investments Co.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Vale.

Which institutional investors are buying Vale stock?

VALE stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including OppenheimerFunds Inc., FIL Ltd, Royal Bank of Canada, State of Wisconsin Investment Board, SG Americas Securities LLC, Northern Trust Corp, Victory Capital Management Inc. and DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale. 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 $13.05.

How big of a company is Vale?

Vale has a market capitalization of $68.72 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 (VALE)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  536 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  713 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,249
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 6/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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