Vulcan Materials Company Company Profile (NYSE:VMC)

About Vulcan Materials Company

Vulcan Materials Company logoVulcan Materials Company is a producer of construction aggregates (primarily crushed stone, sand and gravel) and a producer of asphalt mix and ready-mixed concrete. The Company has four segments organized around its principal product lines: Aggregates, Asphalt Mix, Concrete and Calcium. The Company operates approximately 344 aggregates facilities. 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 has approximately 15.7 billion tons of permitted and proven or probable aggregates reserves. 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 D.C. and the Bahamas. The Calcium segment consists of a Florida facility that mines, produces and sells calcium products.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Construction
  • Industry: General Building Materials
  • Sub-Industry: Construction Materials
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: VMC
  • CUSIP: 92916010
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $121.07
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $125.92
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $120.41
  • 52-Week Range: $92.26 - $138.18
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 39.27
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 22.47
  • P/E Growth: 1.38
  • Market Cap: $16.08B
  • Outstanding Shares: 132,570,000
  • Beta: 1.19
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 11.00%
  • Return on Equity: 8.61%
  • Return on Assets: 4.64%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.43%
  • Current Ratio: 3.16%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.18%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 5 Hold Ratings, 7 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.58)
Consensus Price Target: $131.88 (8.70% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
11/17/2016StephensDowngradeOverweight -> Equal WeightView Rating Details
11/16/2016Bank of America CorpDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
10/26/2016SunTrust Banks, Inc.UpgradeHold -> Buy$110.00 -> $129.00View Rating Details
10/9/2016DA DavidsonReiterated RatingHold$120.00View Rating Details
8/31/2016Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
8/3/2016ArgusReiterated RatingBuy$129.00View Rating Details
7/12/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$127.00 -> $140.00View Rating Details
6/9/2016Alembic Global AdvisorsInitiated CoverageNeutral$125.00View Rating Details
6/8/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)DowngradeConviction-Buy -> Buy$128.00 -> $146.00View Rating Details
5/16/2016Sterne Agee CRTReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
5/16/2016Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$123.00 -> $131.00View Rating Details
5/4/2016BB&T CorporationBoost Price TargetBuy$115.00 -> $135.00View Rating Details
2/5/2016Susquehanna Bancshares IncLower Price Target$110.00 -> $108.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/22/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/1/2017        
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$883.79 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)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.01 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.40 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20165$0.05$0.06$0.06
Q2 20165$0.88$1.09$0.97
Q3 20164$1.00$1.41$1.23
Q4 20164$0.87$1.22$1.00
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)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC)
Annual Dividend:$0.80
Dividend Yield:0.66%
Dividend Growth:171.40% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:27.40% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
19.95% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
14.81% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:3 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
2/10/2017quarterly$0.250.65%2/22/20172/24/20173/10/2017
10/14/2016quarterly$0.200.71%11/21/201611/23/201612/9/2016
7/8/2016quarterly$0.200.65%8/22/20168/24/20169/9/2016
5/13/2016quarterly$0.200.69%5/24/20165/26/20166/10/2016
2/12/2016quarterly$0.200.86%2/22/20162/24/20163/10/2016
10/9/2015quarterly$0.100.42%11/20/201511/24/201512/10/2015
7/10/2015quarterly$0.100.44%8/21/20158/25/20159/10/2015
5/8/2015quarterly$0.100.44%5/21/20155/26/20156/10/2015
2/17/2015quarterly$0.100.49%2/20/20152/24/20153/10/2015
10/10/2014quarterly$0.060.43%11/24/201411/26/201412/10/2014
7/11/2014quarterly$0.060.37%8/25/20148/27/20149/10/2014
5/9/2014quarterly$0.050.32%5/22/20145/27/20146/10/2014
2/14/2014quarterly$0.050.3%2/20/20142/24/20143/10/2014
10/11/2013quarterly$0.010.08%11/21/201311/25/201312/10/2013
7/12/2013quarterly$0.010.08%8/26/20138/28/20139/10/2013
5/10/2013quarterly$0.010.07%5/23/20135/27/20136/10/2013
2/8/2013quarterly$0.010.07%2/21/20132/25/20133/11/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.92%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 87.90%
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)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC)
DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoConstruction Stocks Earnings on Feb 22: TOL, SUM, UFPI (NYSE:VMC)
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fool.com logoVulcan Materials' Stock Set for a Big Year After Soaring 32% in 2016 (NYSE:VMC)
www.fool.com - February 14 at 3:47 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoVULCAN MATERIALS CO Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Other Events, Financial Statements (NYSE:VMC)
biz.yahoo.com - February 13 at 10:01 AM
News IconVulcan Materials Company (VMC) Announces Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.16 EPS (NYSE:VMC)
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News IconForward Earnings Estimate of Vulcan Materials Company(VMC) (NYSE:VMC)
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reuters.com logoBRIEF-Elaine Chao steps down from Vulcan Materials board after being confirmed as U.S. Secretary of Transportation (NYSE:VMC)
www.reuters.com - February 11 at 6:11 AM
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News IconVulcan Materials Company (VMC) Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.25 (NYSE:VMC)
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www.capitalcube.com - February 11 at 6:11 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoVulcan Materials Company Elects New Director (NYSE:VMC)
finance.yahoo.com - February 11 at 6:11 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoVulcan Increases Quarterly Dividend On Common Stock (NYSE:VMC)
finance.yahoo.com - February 11 at 6:11 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo4:31 pm Vulcan Materials increases quarterly dividend to $0.25/share from $0.20/share (NYSE:VMC)
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biz.yahoo.com logoVULCAN MATERIALS CO Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exhib (NYSE:VMC)
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biz.yahoo.com logoQ4 2016 Vulcan Materials Co Earnings Release - Before Market Open (NYSE:VMC)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 7 at 8:35 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoVulcan Announces Fourth Quarter 2016 Results (NYSE:VMC)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 7 at 8:35 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo8:06 am Vulcan Materials misses by $0.16, misses on revs; sees FY17 EBITDA +22% at midpoint (NYSE:VMC)
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finance.yahoo.com logoVulcan Materials (VMC) Q4 Earnings, Revenues Miss Estimates (NYSE:VMC)
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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 declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, February 10th. Stockholders of record on Friday, February 24th will be paid a dividend of $0.25 per share on Friday, March 10th. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.82%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, February 22nd. This is a boost from Vulcan Materials Company's previous quarterly dividend of $0.20.

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

12 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Vulcan Materials Company's shares. Their predictions range from $120.00 to $146.00. On average, they anticipate Vulcan Materials Company's stock price to reach $131.88 in the next twelve months.

When will Vulcan Materials Company announce their earnings?

Vulcan Materials Company is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, May, 1st 2017.

Who owns Vulcan Materials Company stock?

Vulcan Materials Company's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (4.24%), Lone Pine Capital LLC (2.82%), Janus Capital Management LLC (2.54%), FMR LLC (1.18%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.81%) and Allianz Asset Management AG (0.78%). Company insiders that own Vulcan Materials Company stock include Brock C Lodge, Jr, David B Pasley, David J Grayson, David P Clement, Jeffery G Lott and Stanley G Bass.

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 Lone Pine Capital LLC, Federated Investors Inc. PA, Bluestein R H & Co., FIL Ltd, William Blair Investment Management LLC, Loomis Sayles & Co. L P, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Caldwell & Orkin Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Vulcan Materials Company stock in the last year include Brock C Lodge, Jr, David B Pasley, David J Grayson, David P Clement and Stanley G Bass.

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

Vulcan Materials Company's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, Alkeon Capital Management LLC, Allianz Asset Management AG, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Janus Capital Management LLC, Marshall Wace LLP, State Street Corp and Asset Management One Co. Ltd..

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 $121.32.

Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) Chart for Wednesday, February, 22, 2017


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Last Updated on 2/22/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff