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

$99.21
-3.01 (-2.94 %)
(As of 03/29/2020 05:37 AM ET)
Today's Range
$97.23
Now: $99.21
$103.11
50-Day Range
$76.61
MA: $121.91
$147.72
52-Week Range
$65.56
Now: $99.21
$152.49
Volume1.74 million shs
Average Volume2.02 million shs
Market Capitalization$13.14 billion
P/E Ratio21.38
Dividend Yield1.33%
Beta0.95
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

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$4.93 billion
Cash Flow$7.34 per share
Book Value$42.48 per share

Profitability

Net Income$617.66 million

Miscellaneous

Employees9,173
Market Cap$13.14 billion
Next Earnings Date5/7/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Vulcan Materials (NYSE:VMC) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Vulcan Materials' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Vulcan Materials' stock was trading at $117.61 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, VMC shares have decreased by 15.6% and is now trading at $99.21. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Vulcan Materials?

19 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Vulcan Materials in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 6 hold ratings and 11 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Vulcan Materials.

When is Vulcan Materials' next earnings date?

Vulcan Materials is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 7th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Vulcan Materials.

How were Vulcan Materials' earnings last quarter?

Vulcan Materials (NYSE:VMC) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February, 18th. The construction company reported $1.08 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.17 by $0.09. The construction company had revenue of $1.19 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.19 billion. Vulcan Materials had a return on equity of 11.55% and a net margin of 12.53%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 9.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.99 earnings per share. View Vulcan Materials' earnings history.

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

Vulcan Materials announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, February 14th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, February 26th will be given a dividend of $0.34 per share on Tuesday, March 10th. This represents a $1.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.37%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, February 25th. This is a positive change from Vulcan Materials's previous quarterly dividend of $0.31. View Vulcan Materials' dividend history.

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

Vulcan Materials issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Tuesday, February, 18th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $5.20 to $5.80 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $5.76.

What price target have analysts set for VMC?

19 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Vulcan Materials' stock. Their forecasts range from $106.00 to $182.00. On average, they anticipate Vulcan Materials' stock price to reach $150.41 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 51.6% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Vulcan Materials.

Has Vulcan Materials been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about VMC stock has trended somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Vulcan Materials earned a news sentiment score of 1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the construction company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. View the latest news aboutVulcan Materials.

Are investors shorting Vulcan Materials?

Vulcan Materials saw a increase in short interest in the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 1,828,600 shares, an increase of 48.7% from the February 27th total of 1,230,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,010,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.8 days. Currently, 1.4% of the company's 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), Micron Technology (MU), Athabasca Oil (ATH), United Rentals (URI), Allergan (AGN), NIC (EGOV) and Zoetis (ZTS).

Who are Vulcan Materials' key executives?

Vulcan Materials' management team includes the following 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)

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (4.28%), State Street Corp (4.16%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (3.10%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (2.08%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.76%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.53%). Company insiders that own Vulcan Materials stock include David P Clement, David P Steiner, 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 major investors are selling Vulcan Materials stock?

VMC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nuveen Asset Management LLC, FMR LLC, Fred Alger Management LLC, Prudential Financial Inc., Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Jennison Associates LLC, and Columbus Circle Investors. Company insiders that have sold Vulcan Materials company stock in the last year include Michael R Mills, Randy L Pigg, and Stanley G Bass. View insider buying and selling activity 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 Norges Bank, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Fenimore Asset Management Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., Credit Suisse AG, AQR Capital Management LLC, Empyrean Capital Partners LP, and First Trust Advisors LP. Company insiders that have bought Vulcan Materials stock in the last two years include David P Steiner, and J Thomas Hill. View insider buying and selling activity 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 $99.21.

How big of a company is Vulcan Materials?

Vulcan Materials has a market capitalization of $13.14 billion and generates $4.93 billion in revenue each year. The construction company earns $617.66 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.70 on an earnings per share basis. Vulcan Materials employs 9,173 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:  556 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  474 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,030
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 3/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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