Vulcan Materials Company Company Profile (NYSE:VMC)

About Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC)

Vulcan Materials Company logoVulcan Materials Company is a supplier of construction aggregates (primarily crushed stone, sand and gravel) and a producer of asphalt mix and ready-mixed concrete. The Company operates through four segments: Aggregates, Asphalt Mix, Concrete and Calcium. 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 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 District of Columbia and the Bahamas. The Calcium segment consists of a Florida facility that mines, produces and sells calcium products. As of December 31, 2016, it had 337 active aggregates facilities. The Company sells aggregates that are used as ballast for construction and maintenance of railroad tracks.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Construction
  • Industry: Construction Materials
  • Sub-Industry: Construction Materials
  • Symbol: NYSE:VMC
  • CUSIP: 92916010
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $16.09 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 132,274,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $118.09
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $122.38
  • 52 Week Range: $108.95 - $138.18
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 39.15
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 26.10
  • P/E Growth: 1.91
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $3.7 billion
  • Price / Sales: 4.35
  • Book Value: $34.82 per share
  • Price / Book: 3.49
  • Annual Dividend: $1.00
  • Dividend Yield: 0.9%
  • EBITDA: $940.88 million
  • Net Margins: 11.28%
  • Return on Equity: 8.72%
  • Return on Assets: 4.48%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.61%
  • Current Ratio: 2.36%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.95%
  • Average Volume: 1.24 million shs.
  • Beta: 0.87
  • Short Ratio: 2.98

Frequently Asked Questions for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC)

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, October 13th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, November 22nd will be paid a dividend of $0.25 per share on Friday, December 8th. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.82%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, November 21st. View Vulcan Materials Company's Dividend History.

How were Vulcan Materials Company's earnings last quarter?

Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August, 2nd. The company reported $0.90 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.22 by $0.32. The company had revenue of $1.03 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.07 billion. Vulcan Materials Company had a return on equity of 8.72% and a net margin of 11.28%. Vulcan Materials Company's revenue was up 7.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.90 earnings per share. View Vulcan Materials Company's Earnings History.

When will Vulcan Materials Company make its next earnings announcement?

Vulcan Materials Company is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November, 2nd 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Vulcan Materials Company.

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

7 analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Vulcan Materials Company's shares. Their predictions range from $122.00 to $154.00. On average, they anticipate Vulcan Materials Company's share price to reach $137.57 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Vulcan Materials Company.

Who are some of Vulcan Materials Company's key competitors?

Who are Vulcan Materials Company's key executives?

Vulcan Materials Company's management team includes the folowing people:

  • J. Thomas Hill, Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer
  • John R. McPherson, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President and Strategy Officer
  • Christina M. Alvord, President – Southern and Gulf Coast Division
  • David P. Clement, President – Central Division
  • William K. Duke, President – Southeast Division
  • C. Brockway Lodge Jr., President - Western Division
  • Jeffery G. Lott, President – Southwest Division
  • David B. Pasley, President – Mountain West Division
  • S. Martin Thorpe, President – Mideast Division
  • Michael R. Mills, Chief Administrative Officer

Who owns Vulcan Materials Company stock?

Vulcan Materials Company's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Shell Asset Management Co. (0.02%) and Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC (0.01%). Company insiders that own Vulcan Materials Company stock include Brock C Lodge, Jr, David B Pasley, David J Grayson, David P Clement, Ejaz A Khan, Jerry F Perkins Jr, Michael R Mills and Stanley G Bass. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Vulcan Materials Company.

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 Shell Asset Management Co. and Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Vulcan Materials Company.

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.

What is Vulcan Materials Company's stock price today?

One share of Vulcan Materials Company stock can currently be purchased for approximately $121.61.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE VMC)
Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  277 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  213 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  490
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Vulcan Materials Company and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 5 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.71)
Consensus Price Target: $137.57 (13.13% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC)
Price Target History for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC)
Analysts' Ratings History for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/19/2017Bank of America CorporationLower Price TargetNeutral$130.00 -> $128.00N/AView Rating Details
10/13/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHold$122.00N/AView Rating Details
10/10/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$154.00N/AView Rating Details
10/9/2017Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuy$145.00 -> $140.00N/AView Rating Details
8/3/2017StephensUpgradeEqual Weight -> Overweight$140.00 -> $145.00MediumView Rating Details
6/9/2017ArgusBoost Price TargetBuy$140.00 -> $145.00LowView Rating Details
10/26/2016SunTrust Banks, Inc.UpgradeHold -> Buy$110.00 -> $129.00N/AView Rating Details
10/9/2016DA DavidsonReiterated RatingHold$120.00N/AView Rating Details
6/9/2016Alembic Global AdvisorsInitiated CoverageNeutral$125.00N/AView Rating Details
6/8/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)DowngradeConviction-Buy -> Buy$128.00 -> $146.00N/AView Rating Details
5/16/2016Sterne Agee CRTReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
5/16/2016Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$123.00 -> $131.00N/AView Rating Details
5/4/2016BB&T CorporationBoost Price TargetBuy$115.00 -> $135.00N/AView Rating Details
2/5/2016Susquehanna Bancshares IncLower Price Target$110.00 -> $108.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/21/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC)
Earnings by Quarter for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC)
Earnings History by Quarter for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE VMC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/2/2017$1.40N/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2017Q2 2017$1.22$0.90$1.07 billion$1.03 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/10/2017Q1 2017$0.22$0.34$743.79 million$787.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
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$864.82 million$895.14 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)


Earnings Estimates for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.29
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.16
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$0.26$0.27$0.27
Q2 20172$1.16$1.27$1.22
Q3 20173$0.82$1.06$0.96
Q4 20173$0.76$0.89$0.84
Q1 20182$0.30$0.46$0.38
Q2 20182$1.12$1.36$1.24
Q3 20182$1.20$1.69$1.45
Q4 20182$1.00$1.19$1.10
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC)
Next Dividend:12/8/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.00
Dividend Yield:0.82%
Dividend Growth:171.40% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:32.36% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
30.86% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
21.46% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:3 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC)

Dividend History by Quarter for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE VMC)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.89%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 87.10%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/13/2017Michael R MillsInsiderSell981$117.55$115,316.55View SEC Filing  
9/1/2017David B PasleyInsiderSell1,250$121.51$151,887.50View SEC Filing  
6/14/2017Jerry F Perkins JrGeneral CounselSell306$132.00$40,392.00View SEC Filing  
6/14/2017Stanley G BassInsiderSell4,413$132.00$582,516.00View SEC Filing  
6/6/2017Ejaz A. KhanVPSell2,024$125.30$253,607.20View SEC Filing  
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)


Headline Trends for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC)
Latest Headlines for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC)
DateHeadline logoVulcan Announces Third Quarter Conference Call - October 20 at 9:57 AM logoDA Davidson Equities Analysts Reduce Earnings Estimates for Vulcan Materials Company (VMC) - October 20 at 9:18 AM logoVulcan Materials Company (VMC) PT Lowered to $128.00 - October 19 at 3:08 PM logoStifel's case for materials stocks - October 18 at 4:10 PM logoVulcan Materials Company (VMC) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts - October 18 at 3:10 PM logoBRIEF-Vulcan Materials company elects new director - October 18 at 10:22 AM logoVulcan Materials (VMC) Elects Kathleen Quirk as New Board Director - - October 17 at 8:53 AM logoVulcan Materials Company Elects New Director - October 17 at 8:53 AM logoVulcan Declares Quarterly Dividend on Common Stock - October 14 at 9:13 AM logoVulcan Materials' (VMC) Hold Rating Reiterated at Jefferies Group LLC - October 14 at 12:36 AM logoVulcan Materials Company (VMC) Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.25 - October 13 at 5:45 PM logoEquities Analysts Set Expectations for Vulcan Materials Company's Q3 2017 Earnings (VMC) - October 13 at 5:52 AM logoChina Slowdown Will Weaken Commodity Shares - October 12 at 9:54 AM logoInitial Thoughts On Summit Materials' Bid For Ash Grove - October 12 at 9:54 AM logoVulcan Materials Co. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : VMC-US : October 12, 2017 - October 12 at 9:54 AM logoJefferies Assumes Vulcan Materials Company (VMC) at Hold - - October 11 at 9:19 AM logoCitigroup Inc. Cuts Vulcan Materials Company (VMC) Price Target to $140.00 - October 9 at 10:38 AM logoAvoid Vulcan Materials in October - October 6 at 12:32 PM logoWall Street's M&A Chatter From Sept. 26-Oct. 1: Nordstrom, US Concrete, Ecolab And More - Benzinga - October 2 at 8:23 AM logoIs The Bidding War For Polaris Materials And Opportunity? - September 29 at 2:23 PM logoVulcan Materials (VMC) vs. Texas Industries (TXI) Head to Head Review - September 24 at 12:20 AM logoVulcan Materials Company (VMC) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages - September 23 at 12:54 PM logoSouthwest Gulf Railroad Begins Construction On The Medina Line - September 19 at 3:20 PM logoVulcan Materials Company (VMC) Insider Sells $115,316.55 in Stock - September 15 at 8:02 PM logoVulcan Materials Company (VMC) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $1.13 Billion - September 15 at 1:26 AM logoVulcan Materials Co. – Value Analysis (NYSE:VMC) : September 13, 2017 - September 14 at 2:12 AM logoUS Silica Holdings, Inc. (SLCA) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 14, 2017 - Nasdaq - September 13 at 11:00 AM logoVulcan Materials Co. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : VMC-US : September 11, 2017 - September 12 at 11:53 AM logoVulcan Materials (VMC) Down 2.8% Since Earnings Report: Can It Rebound? - Nasdaq - September 9 at 9:44 AM logoVulcan Materials (VMC) Down 2.8% Since Earnings Report: Can It Rebound? - September 9 at 9:44 AM logoWhy Vulcan Materials Company (VMC) Could Be A Buy - September 7 at 10:57 AM logoVulcan Materials Company (VMC) Insider Sells $151,887.50 in Stock - September 5 at 8:06 PM logoVulcan Materials Co. (VMC) Reports Acquisition of Polaris Material Co. for C$252M - - August 30 at 10:55 AM logoCorporate News Blog - Vulcan Materials Enters into Agreement to Acquire Polaris Materials - August 30 at 10:55 AM logoVulcan Materials Company (VMC) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages - August 29 at 12:56 PM logoStocks to Watch: Kite Pharma, Expedia, IXYS, Amazon, Vulcan Materials, CBS - August 29 at 9:30 AM logoVulcan Materials Drives Inorganic Growth With Polaris Buyout - August 29 at 9:30 AM logoVulcan Materials makes another big deal - August 29 at 9:29 AM logoHead-To-Head Contrast: Vulcan Materials (VMC) & GCP Applied Technologies (GCP) - August 28 at 2:18 AM logoAre There Solutions to the Current US Debt Crisis? - August 25 at 12:18 PM logoVulcan Materials Company (VMC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 21, 2017 - Nasdaq - August 20 at 1:36 PM logoVulcan Materials (VMC) versus USG Corporation (USG) Financial Analysis - August 18 at 2:26 PM logoVulcan Materials (VMC) & USG Corporation (USG) Financial Analysis - August 16 at 4:04 AM logoHead to Head Analysis: Vulcan Materials (NYSE:VMC) and Summit Materials (SUM) - August 15 at 6:32 AM logoSee what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Vulcan Materials Co. - August 13 at 7:33 AM logo Analysts Expect Vulcan Materials Company (VMC) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $1.13 Billion - August 10 at 3:16 PM logoIHS Markit Score Update: Drop in demand for ETFs holding Vulcan Materials Co is a negative sign for its shares - August 10 at 9:25 AM logoCritical Survey: Vulcan Materials (NYSE:VMC) vs. Martin Marietta Materials (MLM) - August 9 at 4:16 PM logoSunTrust Banks Weighs in on Vulcan Materials Company's Q3 2017 Earnings (VMC) - August 9 at 7:26 AM logoQ1 2018 EPS Estimates for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) Boosted by SunTrust Banks - August 8 at 10:51 AM



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