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Vulcan Materials (VMC) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$256.94
+3.51 (+1.38%)
(As of 02/22/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$254.59
$257.22
50-Day Range
$219.40
$256.94
52-Week Range
$159.76
$260.81
Volume
696,543 shs
Average Volume
891,585 shs
Market Capitalization
$34.14 billion
P/E Ratio
36.81
Dividend Yield
0.67%
Price Target
$260.62

Vulcan Materials MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.85 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
1.4% Upside
$260.62 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.53% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-5.80
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.80mentions of Vulcan Materials in the last 14 days
Based on 36 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$2.69 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
15.28%
From $8.18 to $9.43 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.

4.51 out of 5 stars

Construction Sector

17th out of 91 stocks

Mining & Quarrying Of Nonmetallic Minerals, Except Fuels Industry

2nd out of 18 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 Aggregates segment 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. The Asphalt Mix segment offers asphalt mix in Alabama, Arizona, California, New Mexico, Tennessee, and Texas, as well as engages in the asphalt construction paving activity in Alabama, Tennessee, and Texas. The Concrete segment provides ready-mixed concrete in California, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas and Virginia, and Washington D.C. The Calcium segment mines, produces, and sells 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

VMC Stock News Headlines

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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 11/29 Dividend
11/10/2023
Dividend Payable
11/29/2023
Last Earnings
2/16/2024
Today
2/22/2024
Ex-Dividend for 3/18 Dividend
3/01/2024
Dividend Payable
3/18/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/02/2024
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
11,397
Year Founded
1909

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$260.62
High Stock Price Target
$300.00
Low Stock Price Target
$208.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+1.4%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.85
Research Coverage
13 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$933.20 million
Pretax Margin
16.00%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$7.78 billion
Cash Flow
$12.17 per share
Book Value
$56.50 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
132,049,000
Market Cap
$34.14 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.81

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Should I Buy Vulcan Materials Stock? VMC Pros and Cons Explained

These insights were generated using artificial intelligence. They are based on proprietary MarketBeat data, news articles, and custom LLM A.I. algorithms. This analysis of Vulcan Materials was last updated on Monday, February 19, 2024 at 8:40 PM.














VMC Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Vulcan Materials stock right now?

13 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Vulcan Materials in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 11 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?

13 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Vulcan Materials' shares. Their VMC share price targets range from $208.00 to $300.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $260.62 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 1.4% 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 shares have increased by 13.2% and is now trading at $256.94.
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Are investors shorting Vulcan Materials?

Vulcan Materials saw a increase in short interest in the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 2,030,000 shares, an increase of 11.5% from the January 15th total of 1,820,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 692,500 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.9 days. Approximately 1.5% of the company's shares are sold short.
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When is Vulcan Materials' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 2nd 2024.
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How were Vulcan Materials' earnings last quarter?

Vulcan Materials (NYSE:VMC) posted its quarterly earnings results on Friday, February, 16th. The construction company reported $1.46 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.40 by $0.06. The construction company had revenue of $1.83 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.84 billion. Vulcan Materials had a net margin of 11.99% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 12.80%. The business's revenue was up 5.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $1.08 EPS.
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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, February 9th. Shareholders of record on Monday, March 4th will be given a dividend of $0.46 per share on Monday, March 18th. This represents a $1.84 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.72%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, March 1st. This is a boost from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.43.
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Is Vulcan Materials a good dividend stock?

Vulcan Materials (NYSE:VMC) pays an annual dividend of $1.72 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.68%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 11 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 24.64%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, VMC will have a dividend payout ratio of 18.24% 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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (11.48%), State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. (7.28%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (5.75%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (3.32%), Clearbridge Investments LLC (2.17%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.84%). Insiders that own company stock include David P Clement, J Thomas Hill, Jason P Teter, Jerry F Perkins Jr, Melissa H Anderson, Randy L Pigg and Stanley G Bass.
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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 2/23/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff