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

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$101.54 +0.18 (+0.18 %)
(As of 12/11/2018 02:21 AM ET)
Previous Close$101.36
Today's Range$99.56 - $102.38
52-Week Range$82.52 - $141.20
Volume1.35 million shs
Average Volume1.41 million shs
Market Capitalization$13.38 billion
P/E Ratio33.40
Dividend Yield1.08%
Beta0.98
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. The Asphalt Mix segment offers asphalt mix in Arizona, California, New Mexico, Tennessee, and Texas. The Concrete segment provides ready-mixed concrete in California, Georgia, Maryland, New Mexico, Texas, Virginia, Washington D.C., and the Bahamas. 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. Vulcan Materials Company was founded in 1909 and is headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Mining & quarrying of nonmetallic minerals, except fuels
Sub-IndustryConstruction Materials
SectorConstruction
Current SymbolNYSE:VMC
Previous Symbol
CUSIP92916010
Phone205-298-3000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.54
Current Ratio1.70
Quick Ratio1.11

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio33.40
Forward P/E Ratio25.58
P/E Growth1.02

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.89 billion
Price / Sales3.45
Cash Flow$5.4212 per share
Price / Cash Flow18.73
Book Value$37.56 per share
Price / Book2.70

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.04
Net Income$601.18 million
Net Margins16.84%
Return on Equity10.20%
Return on Assets5.29%

Miscellaneous

Employees7,900
Outstanding Shares132,050,000
Market Cap$13.38 billion
OptionableOptionable

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, October 12th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, November 21st will be paid a dividend of $0.28 per share on Friday, December 7th. This represents a $1.12 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.10%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, November 20th. View Vulcan Materials' Dividend History.

How were Vulcan Materials' earnings last quarter?

Vulcan Materials (NYSE:VMC) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October, 30th. The construction company reported $1.40 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.40. The construction company earned $1.24 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.23 billion. Vulcan Materials had a return on equity of 10.20% and a net margin of 16.84%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 13.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm posted $1.04 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 Friday, February 15th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Vulcan Materials.

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

Vulcan Materials updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Tuesday, October, 30th. The company provided EPS guidance of $3.85-3.95 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $4.07.

What price target have analysts set for VMC?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Vulcan Materials' stock. Their forecasts range from $97.00 to $145.00. On average, they expect Vulcan Materials' share price to reach $123.80 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 21.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Vulcan Materials.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Vulcan Materials?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Vulcan Materials in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 8 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?

Media coverage about VMC stock has been trending neutral on Tuesday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Vulcan Materials earned a media sentiment score of 0.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the construction company a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are some of Vulcan Materials' key competitors?

Who are Vulcan Materials' key executives?

Vulcan Materials' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. James Thomas Hill, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 59)
  • Mr. Michael R. Mills, Chief Admin. Officer (Age 58)
  • Mr. Stanley G. Bass, Chief Growth Officer (Age 57)
  • Mr. Thompson S. Baker II, Sr. VP (Age 60)
  • Mr. John Ransey McPherson, Exec. VP & Chief Strategy Officer (Age 50)

Who are Vulcan Materials' major shareholders?

Vulcan Materials' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.58%), BlackRock Inc. (7.58%), Morgan Stanley (4.86%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (2.65%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (1.82%) and Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.78%). Company insiders that own Vulcan Materials stock include David B Pasley, David P Clement, Ejaz A Khan, J Thomas Hill, Jerry F Perkins Jr, John R Mcpherson, Michael R Mills 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 American Century Companies Inc., Bamco Inc. NY, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, BlackRock Inc., Teachers Advisors LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp and Alliancebernstein L.P.. Company insiders that have sold Vulcan Materials company stock in the last year include David P Clement, John R Mcpherson, Michael R Mills and Stanley G Bass. View Insider Buying and Selling for Vulcan Materials.

Which institutional investors are buying Vulcan Materials stock?

VMC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Marshall Wace North America L.P., Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, Morgan Stanley, Scopus Asset Management L.P., Klingenstein Fields & Co. LLC, Tocqueville Asset Management L.P. and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Vulcan Materials' stock price today?

One share of VMC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $101.54.

How big of a company is Vulcan Materials?

Vulcan Materials has a market capitalization of $13.38 billion and generates $3.89 billion in revenue each year. The construction company earns $601.18 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.04 on an earnings per share basis. Vulcan Materials employs 7,900 workers across the globe.

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:  421 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  356 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  777
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This page was last updated on 12/11/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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