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DOW   32,803.47
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China July exports rise, with trade surplus at record-high
Demand for grocery delivery cools as food costs rise
Shift in war's front seen as ships cleared to leave Ukraine
Transit woes mount for Boston's beleaguered subway riders
Dems push Biden climate, health priorities toward Senate OK
Dems' climate, energy, tax bill clears initial Senate hurdle
Shift in war's front seen as grain leaves Ukraine; plant hit
S&P 500   4,145.19
DOW   32,803.47
QQQ   321.75
China July exports rise, with trade surplus at record-high
Demand for grocery delivery cools as food costs rise
Shift in war's front seen as ships cleared to leave Ukraine
Transit woes mount for Boston's beleaguered subway riders
Dems push Biden climate, health priorities toward Senate OK
Dems' climate, energy, tax bill clears initial Senate hurdle
Shift in war's front seen as grain leaves Ukraine; plant hit
S&P 500   4,145.19
DOW   32,803.47
QQQ   321.75
China July exports rise, with trade surplus at record-high
Demand for grocery delivery cools as food costs rise
Shift in war's front seen as ships cleared to leave Ukraine
Transit woes mount for Boston's beleaguered subway riders
Dems push Biden climate, health priorities toward Senate OK
Dems' climate, energy, tax bill clears initial Senate hurdle
Shift in war's front seen as grain leaves Ukraine; plant hit
NYSE:VMC

Vulcan Materials - VMC Stock Forecast, Price & News

$172.02
+1.60 (+0.94%)
(As of 08/5/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$167.22
$172.87
50-Day Range
$141.45
$172.02
52-Week Range
$137.54
$213.65
Volume
1.12 million shs
Average Volume
617,747 shs
Market Capitalization
$22.86 billion
P/E Ratio
38.74
Dividend Yield
0.93%
Price Target
$211.13

Vulcan Materials MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.63 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
22.7% Upside
$211.13 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.26% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-5.80
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
-0.14mentions of Vulcan Materials in the last 14 days
Based on 14 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$557,982 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
30.77%
From $5.72 to $7.48 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.38 out of 5 stars

Construction Sector

45th out of 124 stocks

Mining & Quarrying Of Nonmetallic Minerals, Except Fuels Industry

4th out of 21 stocks

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About Vulcan Materials (NYSE:VMC) Stock

Vulcan Materials Company, together with its subsidiaries, produces and supplies construction aggregates primarily in the United States. It operates through four segments: Aggregates, Asphalt, Concrete, and Calcium. The Aggregates segment provides crushed stones, sand and gravel, sand, and other aggregates; and related products and services that are applied in 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 Alabama, Arizona, California, New Mexico, Tennessee, and Texas, as well as engages in the asphalt construction paving activity in Alabama, Tennessee, and Texas. The Concrete segment provides ready-mixed concrete in California, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas and Virginia, and Washington D.C. 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. and changed its name to Vulcan Materials Company. Vulcan Materials Company was founded in 1909 and is headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama.

Analysts Set New Price Targets

Several research firms have recently issued reports on VMC. Wolfe Research decreased their price target on Vulcan Materials from $211.00 to $194.00 and set an "outperform" rating for the company in a research note on Thursday, July 14th. DA Davidson decreased their target price on Vulcan Materials from $220.00 to $195.00 and set a "buy" rating for the company in a research note on Tuesday, July 19th. The Goldman Sachs Group decreased their target price on Vulcan Materials from $215.00 to $189.00 and set a "neutral" rating for the company in a research note on Thursday, June 23rd. Morgan Stanley decreased their target price on Vulcan Materials from $203.00 to $180.00 and set an "equal weight" rating for the company in a research note on Monday, July 18th. Finally, Truist Financial decreased their target price on Vulcan Materials to $200.00 in a research note on Tuesday, July 5th. Seven equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have issued a buy rating to the company. Based on data from MarketBeat.com, the company currently has an average rating of "Moderate Buy" and an average target price of $211.13.

Vulcan Materials Stock Performance

Vulcan Materials stock traded up $1.60 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $172.02. The stock had a trading volume of 1,120,075 shares, compared to its average volume of 617,747. The company has a 50-day moving average of $154.09 and a two-hundred day moving average of $169.68. The company has a quick ratio of 1.27, a current ratio of 1.85 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.57. The company has a market cap of $22.86 billion, a PE ratio of 38.74, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.06 and a beta of 0.81. Vulcan Materials has a fifty-two week low of $137.54 and a fifty-two week high of $213.65.

Vulcan Materials (NYSE:VMC - Get Rating) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May 4th. The construction company reported $0.73 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.62 by $0.11. Vulcan Materials had a return on equity of 10.23% and a net margin of 8.98%. The firm had revenue of $1.54 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.44 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.69 EPS. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 44.2% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Vulcan Materials will post 5.72 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Vulcan Materials Dividend Announcement

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 2nd. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, August 17th will be issued a $0.40 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, August 16th. This represents a $1.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.93%. Vulcan Materials's payout ratio is presently 36.04%.

Insider Transactions at Vulcan Materials

In other news, SVP David P. Clement sold 3,377 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, June 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $165.23, for a total value of $557,981.71. Following the completion of the transaction, the senior vice president now directly owns 3,970 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $655,963.10. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this link. In other Vulcan Materials news, Director Melissa H. Anderson purchased 500 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Saturday, May 14th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $191.46 per share, with a total value of $95,730.00. Following the acquisition, the director now directly owns 500 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $95,730. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this link. Also, SVP David P. Clement sold 3,377 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Tuesday, June 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of $165.23, for a total value of $557,981.71. Following the sale, the senior vice president now directly owns 3,970 shares of the company's stock, valued at $655,963.10. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 0.55% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

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VMC Company Calendar

Last Earnings
11/04/2021
Ex-Dividend for 6/10 Dividend
5/26/2022
Dividend Payable
6/10/2022
Today
8/07/2022
Ex-Dividend for 9/2 Dividend
8/16/2022
Dividend Payable
9/02/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
11/03/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Mining & quarrying of nonmetallic minerals, except fuels
Sub-Industry
Construction Materials
CUSIP
92916010
Employees
11,912
Year Founded
1909

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$211.13
High Stock Price Forecast
$240.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$180.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+22.7%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.63
Research Coverage
16 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$670.80 million
Pretax Margin
11.70%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$5.55 billion
Cash Flow
$8.56 per share
Book Value
$50.75 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
132,165,000
Market Cap
$22.86 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.81

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VMC Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Vulcan Materials stock right now?

16 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Vulcan Materials in the last twelve months. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Vulcan Materials stock.
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What is Vulcan Materials' stock price forecast for 2022?

16 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for Vulcan Materials' shares. Their VMC stock forecasts range from $180.00 to $240.00. On average, they predict Vulcan Materials' share price to reach $211.13 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 22.7% from the stock's current price.
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How has Vulcan Materials' stock price performed in 2022?

Vulcan Materials' stock was trading at $207.58 at the beginning of 2022. Since then, VMC stock has decreased by 17.1% and is now trading at $172.02.
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When is Vulcan Materials' next earnings date?

Vulcan Materials is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November 3rd 2022.
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How were Vulcan Materials' earnings last quarter?

Vulcan Materials (NYSE:VMC) announced its earnings results on Thursday, November, 4th. The construction company reported $1.54 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.65 by $0.11. The construction company earned $1.52 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.48 billion. Vulcan Materials had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 10.23% and a net margin of 8.98%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 15.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $1.56 EPS.
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How often does Vulcan Materials pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Vulcan Materials?

Vulcan Materials declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, July 8th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, August 17th will be given a dividend of $0.40 per share on Friday, September 2nd. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.93%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, August 16th.
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Is Vulcan Materials a good dividend stock?

Vulcan Materials(NYSE:VMC) pays an annual dividend of $1.60 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.94%. Vulcan Materials has been increasing its dividend for 9 consecutive years, indicating the company has a new, but growing committment to grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Vulcan Materials is 36.04%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Vulcan Materials will have a dividend payout ratio of 21.39% next year. This indicates that Vulcan Materials will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What is J. Thomas Hill's approval rating as Vulcan Materials' CEO?

62 employees have rated Vulcan Materials CEO J. Thomas Hill on Glassdoor.com. J. Thomas Hill has an approval rating of 93% among Vulcan Materials' employees. This puts J. Thomas Hill in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Endologix (ELGX), Micron Technology (MU), NVIDIA (NVDA), United Rentals (URI), Athabasca Oil (ATH), Allergan (AGN) and Honeywell International (HON).

What is Vulcan Materials' stock symbol?

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

Who are Vulcan Materials' major shareholders?

Vulcan Materials' stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (1.52%), Fenimore Asset Management Inc. (0.52%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (0.31%), Ceredex Value Advisors LLC (0.31%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.28%) and Hyman Charles D (0.15%). Company insiders that own Vulcan Materials stock include David P Clement, David P Steiner, Fehlberg Barry, J Thomas Hill, Jason P Teter, Jerry F Perkins Jr, Melissa H Anderson, Randy L Pigg, Randy L Pigg and Stanley G Bass.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Vulcan Materials' stock price today?

One share of VMC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $172.02.

How much money does Vulcan Materials make?

Vulcan Materials (NYSE:VMC) has a market capitalization of $22.86 billion and generates $5.55 billion in revenue each year. The construction company earns $670.80 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.44 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Vulcan Materials have?

Vulcan Materials employs 11,912 workers across the globe.

When was Vulcan Materials founded?

Vulcan Materials was founded in 1909.

How can I contact Vulcan Materials?

Vulcan Materials' mailing address is 1200 URBAN CENTER DRIVE, BIRMINGHAM AL, 35242. The official website for Vulcan Materials is www.vulcanmaterials.com. The construction company can be reached via phone at (205) 298-3000, via email at ir@vmcmail.com, or via fax at 205-298-2960.

This page (NYSE:VMC) was last updated on 8/7/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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