Vulcan Materials Company Company Profile (NYSE:VMC)

About Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC)

Vulcan Materials Company logoVulcan Materials Company is a supplier of construction aggregates (primarily crushed stone, sand and gravel) and a producer of asphalt mix and ready-mixed concrete. The Company operates through four segments: Aggregates, Asphalt Mix, Concrete and Calcium. The Aggregates segment produces and sells aggregates (crushed stone, sand and gravel, sand, and other aggregates) and related products and services (transportation and other). The Company produces and sells asphalt mix in Arizona, California, New Mexico and Texas. The Company produces and sells ready-mixed concrete in Georgia, Maryland, New Mexico, Texas, Virginia, Washington District of Columbia and the Bahamas. The Calcium segment consists of a Florida facility that mines, produces and sells calcium products. As of December 31, 2016, it had 337 active aggregates facilities. The Company sells aggregates that are used as ballast for construction and maintenance of railroad tracks.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Construction
  • Industry: General Building Materials
  • Sub-Industry: Construction Materials
  • Symbol: NYSE:VMC
  • CUSIP: 92916010
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $16.77 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 132,156,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $123.38
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $123.99
  • 52 Week Range: $105.71 - $138.18
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 40.60
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 23.25
  • P/E Growth: 1.37
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $3.63 billion
  • Price / Sales: 4.62
  • Book Value: $34.19 per share
  • Price / Book: 3.71
  • Annual Dividend: $0.80
  • Dividend Yield: 0.8%
  • EBIDTA: $948.12 million
  • Net Margins: 11.00%
  • Return on Equity: 8.61%
  • Return on Assets: 4.64%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.43%
  • Current Ratio: 3.16%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.18%
  • Average Volume: 1.42 million shs.
  • Beta: 1.19
  • Short Ratio: 1.85

Frequently Asked Questions for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC)

What is Vulcan Materials Company's stock symbol?

Vulcan Materials Company trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "VMC."

How often does Vulcan Materials Company pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Vulcan Materials Company?

Vulcan Materials Company announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, May 12th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, May 24th will be given a dividend of $0.25 per share on Friday, June 9th. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.79%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, May 22nd. View Vulcan Materials Company's Dividend History.

How were Vulcan Materials Company's earnings last quarter?

Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May, 10th. The company reported $0.34 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.22 by $0.12. The business earned $787 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $743.79 million. Vulcan Materials Company had a return on equity of 8.61% and a net margin of 11.00%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 4.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.26 earnings per share. View Vulcan Materials Company's Earnings History.

Where is Vulcan Materials Company's stock going? Where will Vulcan Materials Company's stock price be in 2017?

10 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Vulcan Materials Company's stock. Their predictions range from $120.00 to $146.00. On average, they expect Vulcan Materials Company's stock price to reach $131.50 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Vulcan Materials Company.

Who are some of Vulcan Materials Company's key competitors?

Who owns Vulcan Materials Company stock?

Vulcan Materials Company's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (0.00%), State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. (0.00%), BlackRock Inc. (0.00%), State Street Corp (4.23%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (0.00%) and Janus Capital Management LLC (2.19%). Company insiders that own Vulcan Materials Company stock include Brock C Lodge, Jr, David B Pasley, David J Grayson, David P Clement and Stanley G Bass. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Vulcan Materials Company.

Who sold Vulcan Materials Company stock? Who is selling Vulcan Materials Company stock?

Vulcan Materials Company's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Marshall Wace LLP, American Century Companies Inc., PNC Financial Services Group Inc., Janus Capital Management LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Bank of New York Mellon Corp and State of Tennessee Treasury Department. Company insiders that have sold Vulcan Materials Company stock in the last year include David B Pasley, David J Grayson, David P Clement and Stanley G Bass. View Insider Buying and Selling for Vulcan Materials Company.

Who bought Vulcan Materials Company stock? Who is buying Vulcan Materials Company stock?

Vulcan Materials Company's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., MARSHALL WACE ASIA Ltd, Marshall Wace North America L.P., Point72 Asset Management L.P., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Vanguard Group Inc., RidgeWorth Capital Management LLC and Capital Fund Management S.A.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Vulcan Materials Company.

How do I buy Vulcan Materials Company stock?

Shares of Vulcan Materials Company can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Vulcan Materials Company stock cost?

One share of Vulcan Materials Company stock can currently be purchased for approximately $126.93.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 5 Hold Ratings, 5 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $131.50 (3.60% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/11/2017Citigroup IncReiterated RatingBuyLowView Rating Details
11/17/2016StephensDowngradeOverweight -> Equal WeightN/AView Rating Details
11/16/2016Bank of America CorpDowngradeBuy -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
10/26/2016SunTrust Banks, Inc.UpgradeHold -> Buy$110.00 -> $129.00N/AView Rating Details
10/9/2016DA DavidsonReiterated RatingHold$120.00N/AView Rating Details
8/31/2016Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
8/3/2016ArgusReiterated RatingBuy$129.00N/AView Rating Details
7/12/2016Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$127.00 -> $140.00N/AView Rating Details
6/9/2016Alembic Global AdvisorsInitiated CoverageNeutral$125.00N/AView Rating Details
6/8/2016Goldman Sachs Group IncDowngradeConviction-Buy -> Buy$128.00 -> $146.00N/AView Rating Details
5/16/2016Sterne Agee CRTReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
5/16/2016Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$123.00 -> $131.00N/AView Rating Details
5/4/2016BB&T Co.Boost Price TargetBuy$115.00 -> $135.00N/AView Rating Details
2/5/2016Susquehanna Bancshares IncLower Price Target$110.00 -> $108.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/23/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC)
Earnings by Quarter for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC)
Earnings History by Quarter for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/10/2017Q1 2017$0.22$0.34$743.79 million$787.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/7/2017Q416$0.85$0.69$910.06 million$873.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/2/2016Q316$1.19$1.01$1.12 billion$1.01 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2016Q216$1.00$0.90$1.01 billion$956.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2016Q116$0.07$0.26$710.79 million$755.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/4/2016Q415$0.61$0.74$877.90 million$857.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/3/2015Q315$0.97$0.95$1.01 billion$1.04 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2015Q215$0.63$0.66$864.82 million$895.14 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2015Q115($0.16)($0.16)$600.85 million$631.29 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/5/2015Q414$0.27$0.31$695.85 million$755.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/4/2014Q314$0.52$0.50$844.81 million$873.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2014Q214$0.38$0.37$770.72 million$791.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2014Q114($0.33)$0.41$576.90 million$548.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/6/2014Q413($0.02)$0.16$655.15 million$652.88 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/4/2013Q313$0.27$0.32$774.13 million$775.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2013Q2 2013$0.14$0.23$741.41 million$738.73 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2013Q1 2013($0.35)($0.42)$539.63 million$538.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/14/2013Q4 2012($0.10)$0.03$622.78 million$608.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/8/2012Q312$0.17$0.14$788.65 million$728.86 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2012$0.05($0.13)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2012($0.43)($0.42)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/16/2012($0.37)($0.14)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/2/2011$0.07$0.17ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2011($0.49)($0.50)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/2/2011($0.18)($0.37)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.82
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.93
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$0.26$0.27$0.27
Q2 20172$1.14$1.16$1.15
Q3 20172$1.34$1.50$1.42
Q4 20172$0.97$1.00$0.99
Q1 20181$0.43$0.43$0.43
Q2 20181$1.42$1.42$1.42
Q3 20181$1.82$1.82$1.82
Q4 20181$1.26$1.26$1.26
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC)
Next Dividend:6/9/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.80
Dividend Yield:0.63%
Dividend Growth:171.40% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:27.40% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
19.70% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
14.65% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:3 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC)

Dividend History by Quarter for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.92%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 87.90%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
11/11/2016David B PasleyInsiderSell184$132.92$24,457.28View SEC Filing  
11/8/2016David J GraysonInsiderSell2,121$118.49$251,317.29View SEC Filing  
8/17/2016David B PasleyInsiderSell280$117.55$32,914.00View SEC Filing  
8/16/2016David B PasleyInsiderSell138$118.44$16,344.72View SEC Filing  
8/10/2016Stanley G BassInsiderSell829$121.07$100,367.03View SEC Filing  
8/5/2016David J GraysonInsiderSell2,025$118.77$240,509.25View SEC Filing  
6/16/2016David P ClementInsiderSell1,255$113.17$142,028.35View SEC Filing  
3/11/2016David B PasleyInsiderSell200$103.27$20,654.00View SEC Filing  
2/26/2016Brock C. Lodge, Jr.InsiderSell749$99.00$74,151.00View SEC Filing  
11/9/2015David J. GraysoninsiderSell3,614$100.58$363,496.12View SEC Filing  
6/2/2015David P ClementInsiderSell3,000$90.35$271,050.00View SEC Filing  
5/18/2015Jeffery G LottInsiderSell2,940$91.55$269,157.00View SEC Filing  
2/5/2015Stanley G BassSVPSell1,700$74.09$125,953.00View SEC Filing  
2/4/2015Stanley G BassSVPSell1,700$72.00$122,400.00View SEC Filing  
1/22/2015William K DukeInsiderSell1,700$69.50$118,150.00View SEC Filing  
11/18/2014Michael R MillsSVPSell4,900$66.12$323,988.00View SEC Filing  
11/6/2014Daniel F SansoneVPSell14,000$63.80$893,200.00View SEC Filing  
11/6/2014Danny R ShepherdChairmanSell11,000$63.93$703,230.00View SEC Filing  
2/7/2014J Thomas HillCOOSell5,000$65.99$329,950.00View SEC Filing  
1/16/2014Daniel SansoneCFOSell2,500$60.00$150,000.00View SEC Filing  
1/10/2014Daniel SansoneCFOSell9,500$60.00$570,000.00View SEC Filing  
1/10/2014J Wayne HoustonVPSell10,000$60.00$600,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/31/2013J Thomas HillCOOSell5,000$59.52$297,600.00View SEC Filing  
12/30/2013David ClementsSVPSell1,400$59.00$82,600.00View SEC Filing  
9/10/2013Stanley G BassSVPSell1,969$51.22$100,852.18View SEC Filing  
8/14/2013Lee Styslinger IIIDirectorBuy4,000$47.50$190,000.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC)
Latest Headlines for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC)
DateHeadline logoDividend News as Vulcan Materials to Trade Ex- Dividend on Monday, May 22, 2017 - May 22 at 7:36 PM logoETFs with exposure to Vulcan Materials Co. : May 19, 2017 - May 19 at 6:42 PM logoVulcan Materials Company (VMC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 22, 2017 - Nasdaq - May 19 at 1:39 PM logoVulcan Materials Company (VMC) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Analysts - May 19 at 10:51 AM logoReminder - Vulcan Materials (VMC) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon - May 18 at 10:32 AM logoVulcan Materials Co. :VMC-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 18, 2017 - May 18 at 10:32 AM logoEdited Transcript of VMC earnings conference call or presentation 10-May-17 3:00pm GMT - May 16 at 10:27 PM logoVulcan Declares Quarterly Dividend On Common Stock - May 13 at 2:47 AM logoVulcan Materials Company Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.25 (VMC) - May 12 at 6:14 PM logoVulcan Materials Company (VMC) Rating Reiterated by Citigroup Inc - May 11 at 7:16 PM logoVulcan Materials Company (VMC) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results - May 10 at 3:32 PM logoVulcan Announces First Quarter 2017 Results - May 10 at 9:55 AM logoVulcan beats Street 1Q forecasts - May 10 at 8:13 AM logoVulcan Materials (VMC) Q1 Earnings: What's in the Cards? - May 9 at 9:46 AM logoVulcan Materials Company (VMC) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.22 Per Share - May 9 at 12:40 AM logoVulcan Materials Company (VMC) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $756.38 Million - May 9 at 12:40 AM logoVulcan Materials Company (VMC) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Wednesday - May 8 at 9:22 AM logoResearch Reports Initiation on General Building Materials Stocks -- Masco, Real Goods Solar, Summit Materials, and Vulcan Materials - May 8 at 9:02 AM logo$756.38 Million in Sales Expected for Vulcan Materials Company (VMC) This Quarter - May 5 at 12:08 PM logoSomewhat Favorable Press Coverage Likely to Impact Vulcan Materials Company (VMC) Stock Price - May 4 at 4:46 PM logoVulcan Materials Company (VMC) Getting Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Study Shows - May 1 at 7:10 PM logoVulcan Materials Company (VMC) Rating Increased to Hold at Zacks Investment Research - May 1 at 5:16 PM logoVulcan Materials Company (VMC) Given Daily Coverage Optimism Score of -0.07 - April 28 at 2:28 PM logoU.S. Concrete: Hidden Gem In The Industrial Sector - April 26 at 5:08 PM logoVulcan Announces First Quarter Conference Call - April 26 at 5:08 PM logoVulcan Materials Company (VMC) Receives Coverage Optimism Score of -0.07 - April 25 at 1:34 PM logoVMC June 16th Options Begin Trading - Nasdaq - April 24 at 6:55 PM logoVulcan Materials Co. – Value Analysis (NYSE:VMC) : April 24, 2017 - April 24 at 6:55 PM logoVulcan Materials Company (VMC) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts - April 24 at 1:31 PM logoSomewhat Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Vulcan Materials Company (VMC) Stock Price - April 22 at 3:13 PM logoVulcan Materials Co. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : VMC-US : April 21, 2017 - April 21 at 8:41 PM logoVulcan Materials Company (VMC) Lowered to "Sell" at Zacks Investment Research - April 21 at 2:21 PM logoVulcan Materials Company (VMC) Earns News Sentiment Rating of 0.28 - April 19 at 9:17 AM logoTrump’s Role in the Market’s Current Guessing Game - April 19 at 8:22 AM logoVulcan Materials Company (VMC) Earns Media Sentiment Score of 0.18 - April 14 at 2:08 PM logo$764.28 Million in Sales Expected for Vulcan Materials Company (VMC) This Quarter - April 14 at 12:40 PM logoZacks: Analysts Expect Vulcan Materials Company (VMC) to Announce $0.26 EPS - April 12 at 10:19 PM logoVulcan Materials Co. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : VMC-US : April 10, 2017 - April 10 at 8:27 AM logoThe Hot Stock: Vulcan Materials Jumps 3.9% - April 7 at 6:25 PM logoVulcan Materials Co. (VMC) Is Spiking Higher In Early Trade - April 7 at 1:22 PM logoVulcan Materials Company (VMC) Coverage Initiated at Citigroup Inc - April 4 at 8:27 AM logoCoverage initiated on Vulcan Materials by Citigroup - March 30 at 8:16 AM logoHopes for an infrastructure spending spree in California lift Vulcan Materials shares - March 29 at 5:51 PM logoCitigroup Inc Begins Coverage on Vulcan Materials Company (VMC) - March 29 at 10:05 AM logoVulcan Materials Co. : VMC-US: Dividend Analysis : February 24th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : March 28, 2017 - March 28 at 10:42 PM logoCorrection: Mexico Wall-Businesses-Q&A story - March 28 at 10:42 PM logoFriday Sector Laggards: Materials, Financial - Nasdaq - March 24 at 3:30 PM logoZacks Investment Research Upgrades Vulcan Materials Company (VMC) to Hold - March 21 at 3:04 PM logoVulcan Materials And Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve Collaborate To Achieve National Recognition For Conservation Project In Alabama - March 16 at 8:31 PM logoForm 3 Vulcan Materials CO For: Mar 13 Filed by: BAKER THOMPSON S II - March 16 at 3:30 PM



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