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Vulcan Materials (VMC) Stock Price, News & Analysis

-3.78 (-1.45%)
(As of 03:20 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
274,474 shs
Average Volume
777,189 shs
Market Capitalization
$33.94 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Vulcan Materials MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.71 Rating Score
7.1% Upside
$277.08 Price Target
Short Interest
1.65% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
1.22mentions of Vulcan Materials in the last 14 days
Based on 8 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$5.32 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $8.53 to $9.74 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.15 out of 5 stars

Construction Sector

22nd out of 99 stocks

Mining & Quarrying Of Nonmetallic Minerals, Except Fuels Industry

5th out of 20 stocks

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About Vulcan Materials Stock (NYSE:VMC)

Vulcan Materials Company, together with its subsidiaries, produces and supplies construction aggregates primarily in the United States. It operates through four segments: Aggregates, Asphalt, Concrete, and Calcium. The company provides crushed stones, sand and gravel, sand, and other aggregates; and related products and services that are applied in construction and maintenance of highways, streets, and other public works, as well as in the construction of housing and commercial, industrial, and other nonresidential facilities. It also offers asphalt mix and asphalt construction paving services; ready-mixed concrete; and calcium products for the animal feed, plastics, and water treatment industries. The company was formerly known as Virginia Holdco, Inc. and changed its name to Vulcan Materials Company. Vulcan Materials Company was founded in 1909 and is headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama.

VMC Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 3/18 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 6/7 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Mining & quarrying of nonmetallic minerals, except fuels
Construction Materials
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
High Stock Price Target
Low Stock Price Target
Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
14 Analysts


Net Income
$933.20 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$7.78 billion
Cash Flow
$11.75 per share
Book Value
$56.83 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$34.24 billion

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VMC Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Vulcan Materials stock right now?

14 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Vulcan Materials in the last twelve months. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" VMC shares.
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What is Vulcan Materials' stock price target for 2024?

14 Wall Street research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Vulcan Materials' shares. Their VMC share price targets range from $208.00 to $322.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $277.08 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 7.1% from the stock's current price.
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How have VMC shares performed in 2024?

Vulcan Materials' stock was trading at $227.01 at the beginning of 2024. Since then, VMC shares have increased by 13.9% and is now trading at $258.67.
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When is Vulcan Materials' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 1st 2024.
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How were Vulcan Materials' earnings last quarter?

Vulcan Materials (NYSE:VMC) issued its earnings results on Thursday, May, 2nd. The construction company reported $0.80 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.91 by $0.11. The construction company had revenue of $1.55 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.50 billion. Vulcan Materials had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 12.32% and a net margin of 11.92%. The firm's revenue was down 6.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.95 earnings per share.
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How often does Vulcan Materials pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Vulcan Materials?

Vulcan Materials declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, May 10th. Investors of record on Friday, May 24th will be given a dividend of $0.46 per share on Friday, June 7th. This represents a $1.84 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.71%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 23rd.
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Is Vulcan Materials a good dividend stock?

Vulcan Materials (NYSE:VMC) pays an annual dividend of $1.84 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.70%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 10 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 26.86%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, VMC will have a dividend payout ratio of 18.89% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What is J. Thomas Hill's approval rating as Vulcan Materials' CEO?

62 employees have rated Vulcan Materials Chief Executive Officer J. Thomas Hill on J. Thomas Hill has an approval rating of 93% among the company's employees. This puts J. Thomas Hill in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Vulcan Materials own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Vulcan Materials investors own include Xtrackers California Municipal Bond ETF (CA), BlackRock (BLK), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Endologix (ELGX), Micron Technology (MU), NVIDIA (NVDA), United Rentals (URI), Athabasca Oil (ATH), Allergan (AGN) and

Who are Vulcan Materials' major shareholders?

Vulcan Materials' stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (12.10%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (3.40%), Clearbridge Investments LLC (1.97%), Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (1.42%), Capital World Investors (1.08%) and Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (0.98%). Insiders that own company stock include David P Clement, Denson N Franklin III, Denson N Franklin III, J Thomas Hill, Jason P Teter, Jerry F Perkins Jr, Melissa H Anderson, Randy L Pigg, Stanley G Bass and Thompson S Baker II.
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How do I buy shares of Vulcan Materials?

Shares of VMC stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:VMC) was last updated on 5/23/2024 by Staff

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