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

$139.73
-3.63 (-2.53 %)
(As of 08/26/2019 06:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
$138.93
Now: $139.73
$144.12
50-Day Range
$134.9550
MA: $138.33
$143.48
52-Week Range
$82.52
Now: $139.73
$144.23
Volume803,383 shs
Average Volume866,305 shs
Market Capitalization$18.48 billion
P/E Ratio34.50
Dividend Yield0.86%
Beta0.93
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$6.5570 per share
Book Value$40.60 per share

Profitability

Net Income$515.80 million

Miscellaneous

Employees8,373
Market Cap$18.48 billion
Next Earnings Date10/29/2019 (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, July 12th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, August 21st will be given a dividend of $0.31 per share on Friday, September 6th. This represents a $1.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.89%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, August 20th. View Vulcan Materials' Dividend History.

How were Vulcan Materials' earnings last quarter?

Vulcan Materials (NYSE:VMC) announced its earnings results on Thursday, July, 25th. The construction company reported $1.48 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.45 by $0.03. The construction company earned $1.33 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.31 billion. Vulcan Materials had a return on equity of 11.07% and a net margin of 12.12%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 10.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm earned $1.23 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 Tuesday, October 29th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Vulcan Materials.

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

Vulcan Materials issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, July, 25th. The company provided EPS guidance of $4.55-5.05 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $4.85.

What price target have analysts set for VMC?

16 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Vulcan Materials' stock. Their forecasts range from $103.00 to $153.00. On average, they expect Vulcan Materials' stock price to reach $134.8667 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 3.5%. View Analyst Price Targets for Vulcan Materials.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Vulcan Materials?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Vulcan Materials in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 2 hold ratings, 12 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Vulcan Materials.

Has Vulcan Materials been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about VMC stock has been trending positive on Monday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Vulcan Materials earned a news sentiment score of 2.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the construction company a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Vulcan Materials.

Are investors shorting Vulcan Materials?

Vulcan Materials saw a decrease in short interest in the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 3,560,000 shares, a decrease of 10.0% from the June 30th total of 3,955,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 951,600 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.7 days. Approximately 2.7% of the shares of the stock 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 a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.91%), State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. (9.22%), BlackRock Inc. (7.87%), BlackRock Inc. (7.87%), Egerton Capital UK LLP (3.06%) and Morgan Stanley (2.21%). Company insiders that own Vulcan Materials stock include David B Pasley, David P Clement, J Thomas Hill, John R Mcpherson, Michael R Mills, Randy L Pigg and Stanley G Bass. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Vulcan Materials.

Which major investors are selling Vulcan Materials stock?

VMC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Marshall Wace North America L.P., State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co., Polar Asset Management Partners Inc., Nomura Holdings Inc., Nomura Holdings Inc., Egerton Capital UK LLP, Bluestein R H & Co. and Point72 Asset Management L.P.. 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 major investors are buying Vulcan Materials stock?

VMC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Prudential Financial Inc., DF Dent & Co. Inc., Columbus Circle Investors, Vanguard Group Inc., Korea Investment CORP, Cibc World Markets Corp and Lomas Capital 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Vulcan Materials' stock price today?

One share of VMC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $139.73.

How big of a company is Vulcan Materials?

Vulcan Materials has a market capitalization of $18.48 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:  502 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  423 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  925
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This page was last updated on 8/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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