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

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$15.06 +0.54 (+3.72 %)
(As of 09/21/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$14.52
Today's Range$14.63 - $15.10
52-Week Range$9.53 - $15.24
Volume27.73 million shs
Average Volume22.08 million shs
Market Capitalization$74.20 billion
P/E Ratio10.94
Dividend Yield0.65%
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

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Metal mining
SectorBasic Materials


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.38
Current Ratio1.68
Quick Ratio1.25


Trailing P/E Ratio10.94
Forward P/E Ratio10.76
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$33.97 billion
Price / Sales2.31
Cash Flow$2.1795 per share
Price / Cash6.91
Book Value$8.58 per share
Price / Book1.76


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.35
Net Income$5.51 billion
Net Margins13.17%
Return on Equity17.47%
Return on Assets8.19%


Outstanding Shares5,217,650,000
Market Cap$74.20 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 declared a special dividend on Friday, July 27th. Investors 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 results on Thursday, October, 26th. The basic materials company reported $0.40 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.25 by $0.15. The basic materials company had revenue of $9.05 billion for the quarter. Vale had a return on equity of 17.47% and a net margin of 13.17%. View Vale's Earnings History.

When is Vale's next earnings date?

Vale is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October, 25th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Vale.

What price target have analysts set for VALE?

14 analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Vale's stock. Their predictions range from $11.00 to $17.00. On average, they expect Vale's stock price to reach $14.60 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 3.1%. View Analyst Price Targets 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 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Vale.

Are investors shorting Vale?

Vale saw a increase in short interest during the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 51,345,251 shares, an increase of 9.3% from the August 15th total of 46,988,266 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 17,320,313 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.0 days. 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 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 articles about VALE stock have trended somewhat positive on Friday, Accern reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Vale earned a media and rumor sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also gave headlines about the basic materials company an impact score of 46.57 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. View Recent Headlines for Vale.

Who are Vale's major shareholders?

Vale's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (1.62%), Standard Life Aberdeen plc (1.29%), OppenheimerFunds Inc. (0.56%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.46%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (0.39%) and Silchester International Investors LLP (0.35%).

Which institutional investors are selling Vale stock?

VALE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Standard Life Aberdeen plc, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Silchester International Investors LLP, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Commonwealth Bank of Australia and FMR LLC.

Which institutional investors are buying Vale stock?

VALE stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Acadian Asset Management LLC, Fisher Asset Management LLC, Van ECK Associates Corp, Russell Investments Group Ltd., USS Investment Management Ltd, Investec Asset Management PTY Ltd, Pinebridge Investments L.P. and Sei Investments Co..

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 $15.06.

How big of a company is Vale?

Vale has a market capitalization of $74.20 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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  586 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  754 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,340
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 9/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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