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Vulcan Materials (VMC) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$259.25
+2.04 (+0.79%)
(As of 05/24/2024 07:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$256.41
$259.47
50-Day Range
$252.06
$275.80
52-Week Range
$190.51
$276.58
Volume
329,600 shs
Average Volume
777,029 shs
Market Capitalization
$34.29 billion
P/E Ratio
37.85
Dividend Yield
0.71%
Price Target
$277.08

Vulcan Materials MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.71 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
6.9% Upside
$277.08 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.65% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-5.80
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
1.14mentions of Vulcan Materials in the last 14 days
Based on 16 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$5.01 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
14.17%
From $8.54 to $9.75 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.

4.21 out of 5 stars

Construction Sector

18th out of 99 stocks

Mining & Quarrying Of Nonmetallic Minerals, Except Fuels Industry

3rd 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
3/01/2024
Dividend Payable
3/18/2024
Last Earnings
5/02/2024
Ex-Dividend for 6/7 Dividend
5/23/2024
Today
5/27/2024
Dividend Payable
6/07/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
8/01/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Mining & quarrying of nonmetallic minerals, except fuels
Sub-Industry
Construction Materials
CUSIP
92916010
Employees
10,382
Year Founded
1909

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$277.08
High Stock Price Target
$322.00
Low Stock Price Target
$208.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+6.9%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.71
Research Coverage
14 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$933.20 million
Pretax Margin
16.14%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$7.78 billion
Cash Flow
$11.90 per share
Book Value
$56.83 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
131,432,000
Market Cap
$34.29 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.83

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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 analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Vulcan Materials' stock. Their VMC share price targets range from $208.00 to $322.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $277.08 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 6.9% 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 the year. Since then, VMC stock has increased by 14.2% and is now trading at $259.25.
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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) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May, 2nd. The construction company reported $0.80 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.91 by $0.11. The construction company earned $1.55 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates 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 company's quarterly revenue was down 6.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, May 10th. Shareholders of record on Friday, May 24th will be paid a dividend of $0.46 per share on Friday, June 7th. This represents a $1.84 annualized dividend and a dividend 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 0.71%. 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 18.87% 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 Glassdoor.com. 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 a number of 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 5/27/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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