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

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$124.58 +1.46 (+1.19 %)
(As of 04/24/2019 02:31 PM ET)
Previous Close$123.12
Today's Range$123.33 - $124.95
52-Week Range$82.52 - $133.59
Volume14,636 shs
Average Volume1.18 million shs
Market Capitalization$16.45 billion
P/E Ratio30.74
Dividend Yield1.01%
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. 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$4.38 billion
Cash Flow$6.8226 per share
Book Value$39.40 per share

Profitability

Net Income$515.80 million

Miscellaneous

Employees8,373
Market Cap$16.45 billion
Next Earnings Date5/2/2019 (Confirmed)
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 Monday, February 11th. Shareholders of record on Friday, February 22nd will be given a dividend of $0.31 per share on Friday, March 8th. This represents a $1.24 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.00%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 21st. This is a positive change from Vulcan Materials's previous quarterly dividend of $0.28. View Vulcan Materials' Dividend History.

How were Vulcan Materials' earnings last quarter?

Vulcan Materials (NYSE:VMC) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 14th. The construction company reported $0.99 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.89 by $0.10. The construction company had revenue of $1.09 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.08 billion. Vulcan Materials had a return on equity of 10.71% and a net margin of 11.77%. Vulcan Materials's revenue was up 11.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.74 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 Thursday, May 2nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Vulcan Materials.

How can I listen to Vulcan Materials' earnings call?

Vulcan Materials will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, May 2nd at 11:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8882213881.

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

Vulcan Materials issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 14th. The company provided earnings per share 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?

13 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Vulcan Materials' shares. Their forecasts range from $97.00 to $140.00. On average, they expect Vulcan Materials' share price to reach $122.0833 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 2.0%. View Analyst Price Targets for Vulcan Materials.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Vulcan Materials?

13 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, 9 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?

News headlines about VMC stock have trended very positive on Wednesday, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Vulcan Materials earned a coverage optimism score of 3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the construction company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days.

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), United Rentals (URI), Allergan (AGN), 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 Pennsylvania Trust Co (0.37%), Pennsylvania Trust Co (0.37%), Narwhal Capital Management (0.17%), Scout Investments Inc. (0.12%), Chartwell Investment Partners LLC (0.11%) and Columbus Circle Investors (0.07%). 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 major investors are selling Vulcan Materials stock?

VMC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Narwhal Capital Management, Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC, Harvey Capital Management Inc., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Appleton Partners Inc. MA, First Hawaiian Bank, DNB Asset Management AS and Sumitomo Life Insurance Co.. Company insiders that have sold Vulcan Materials company stock in the last year include David P Clement, John R Mcpherson and Stanley G Bass. View Insider Buying and Selling for Vulcan Materials.

Which major investors are buying Vulcan Materials stock?

VMC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Pennsylvania Trust Co, Pennsylvania Trust Co, Chartwell Investment Partners LLC, Columbus Circle Investors, Cohen Klingenstein LLC, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, New England Research & Management Inc. and Scout Investments Inc.. 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 $124.58.

How big of a company is Vulcan Materials?

Vulcan Materials has a market capitalization of $16.45 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.

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:  459 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  388 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  847
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This page was last updated on 4/24/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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