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NYSE:VMC - Vulcan Materials Stock Price, Forecast & News

$143.00
+0.51 (+0.36 %)
(As of 12/16/2019 07:25 AM ET)
Today's Range
$141.91
Now: $143.00
$143.93
50-Day Range
$136.44
MA: $141.71
$147.57
52-Week Range
$90.04
Now: $143.00
$152.49
Volume641,270 shs
Average Volume777,130 shs
Market Capitalization$18.93 billion
P/E Ratio35.31
Dividend Yield0.87%
Beta0.89
Vulcan Materials Company produces and supplies construction aggregates, asphalt mix, and ready-mixed concrete primarily in the United States. It operates through four segments: Aggregates, Asphalt, Concrete, and Calcium. The Aggregates segment provides crushed stone, sand and gravel, sand, and other aggregates; and related products and services for use in the 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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Mining & quarrying of nonmetallic minerals, except fuels
Sub-IndustryConstruction Materials
SectorConstruction
CUSIP92916010
Phone205-298-3000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.38 billion
Cash Flow$6.73 per share
Book Value$39.40 per share

Profitability

Net Income$515.80 million

Miscellaneous

Employees8,373
Market Cap$18.93 billion
Next Earnings Date2/13/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Vulcan Materials (NYSE:VMC) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Vulcan Materials' stock symbol?

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

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

Vulcan Materials declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, October 11th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, November 19th will be paid a dividend of $0.31 per share on Thursday, December 5th. This represents a $1.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.87%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, November 18th. View Vulcan Materials' Dividend History.

How were Vulcan Materials' earnings last quarter?

Vulcan Materials (NYSE:VMC) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, November, 6th. The construction company reported $1.68 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.70 by $0.02. The construction company had revenue of $1.42 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.38 billion. Vulcan Materials had a return on equity of 11.55% and a net margin of 12.43%. The firm's revenue was up 14.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $1.40 EPS. View Vulcan Materials' Earnings History.

When is Vulcan Materials' next earnings date?

Vulcan Materials is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 13th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Vulcan Materials.

What guidance has Vulcan Materials issued on next quarter's earnings?

Vulcan Materials updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Wednesday, November, 6th. The company provided EPS guidance of $4.55-5.05 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $4.86.

What price target have analysts set for VMC?

18 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for Vulcan Materials' shares. Their forecasts range from $115.00 to $182.00. On average, they expect Vulcan Materials' share price to reach $152.93 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 6.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Vulcan Materials.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Vulcan Materials?

18 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Vulcan Materials in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 5 hold ratings and 11 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Vulcan Materials.

Has Vulcan Materials been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about VMC stock have been trending somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Vulcan Materials earned a coverage optimism score of -1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the construction company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future. View News Stories for Vulcan Materials.

Are investors shorting Vulcan Materials?

Vulcan Materials saw a drop in short interest in the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totalling 2,140,000 shares, a drop of 26.7% from the October 31st total of 2,920,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 933,700 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.3 days. Currently, 1.6% of the company's shares are sold short. View Vulcan Materials' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Vulcan Materials' key competitors?

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 CA (CA), BlackRock (BLK), Endologix (ELGX), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Athabasca Oil (ATH), Micron Technology (MU), Allergan (AGN), United Rentals (URI), NIC (EGOV) and Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (ANW).

Who are Vulcan Materials' key executives?

Vulcan Materials' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. James Thomas Hill, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 60)
  • Mr. Michael R. Mills, Chief Admin. Officer (Age 59)
  • Mr. Stanley G. Bass, Chief Growth Officer (Age 58)
  • Mr. Thompson S. Baker II, Sr. VP (Age 61)
  • Ms. Suzanne H. Wood, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 58)

Who are Vulcan Materials' major shareholders?

Vulcan Materials' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (4.23%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (4.04%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.44%), Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC (0.24%), Eventide Asset Management LLC (0.24%) and California Public Employees Retirement System (0.21%). Company insiders that own Vulcan Materials stock include David P Clement, Fehlberg Barry, J Thomas Hill, John R Mcpherson, Michael R Mills, Randy L Pigg and Stanley G Bass. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Vulcan Materials.

Which institutional investors are selling Vulcan Materials stock?

VMC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Columbus Circle Investors, State of Tennessee Treasury Department, Man Group plc, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, LaFleur & Godfrey LLC, Chartwell Investment Partners LLC, Harvey Capital Management Inc. and SG Americas Securities LLC. Company insiders that have sold Vulcan Materials company stock in the last year include David P Clement, Michael R Mills, Randy L Pigg and Stanley G Bass. View Insider Buying and Selling for Vulcan Materials.

Which institutional investors are buying Vulcan Materials stock?

VMC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Strs Ohio, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado, California Public Employees Retirement System, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., British Airways Pensions Investment Management Ltd and Voloridge Investment Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Vulcan Materials.

How do I buy shares of Vulcan Materials?

Shares of VMC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Vulcan Materials' stock price today?

One share of VMC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $143.00.

How big of a company is Vulcan Materials?

Vulcan Materials has a market capitalization of $18.93 billion and generates $4.38 billion in revenue each year. The construction company earns $515.80 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.05 on an earnings per share basis. Vulcan Materials employs 8,373 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Vulcan Materials.

What is Vulcan Materials' official website?

The official website for Vulcan Materials is http://www.vulcanmaterials.com/.

How can I contact Vulcan Materials?

Vulcan Materials' mailing address is 1200 URBAN CENTER DRIVE, BIRMINGHAM AL, 35242. The construction company can be reached via phone at 205-298-3000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Vulcan Materials (NYSE VMC)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  531 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  452 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  983
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Vulcan Materials and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe VMC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe VMC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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