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

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$100.22 -0.19 (-0.19 %)
(As of 01/17/2019 03:54 AM ET)
Previous Close$100.41
Today's Range$99.76 - $101.54
52-Week Range$82.52 - $141.20
Volume1.02 million shs
Average Volume956,518 shs
Market Capitalization$13.47 billion
P/E Ratio32.97
Dividend Yield1.09%
Beta0.94
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

Current Ratio1.70
Quick Ratio1.11

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.89 billion
Price / Sales3.40
Cash Flow$5.3167 per share
Price / Cash Flow18.85
Book Value$37.56 per share
Price / Book2.67

Profitability

Net Income$601.18 million
Net Margins16.84%
Return on Assets5.29%

Miscellaneous

Employees7,900
Market Cap$13.47 billion
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 declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, October 12th. Investors of record on Wednesday, November 21st will be paid a dividend of $0.28 per share on Friday, December 7th. This represents a $1.12 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.12%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, November 20th. View Vulcan Materials' Dividend History.

How were Vulcan Materials' earnings last quarter?

Vulcan Materials (NYSE:VMC) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October, 30th. The construction company reported $1.40 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $1.40. The construction company had revenue of $1.24 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.23 billion. Vulcan Materials had a return on equity of 10.20% and a net margin of 16.84%. Vulcan Materials's revenue was up 13.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $1.04 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 Friday, February 15th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Vulcan Materials.

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

Vulcan Materials updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Tuesday, October, 30th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $3.85-3.95 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $4.07.

What price target have analysts set for VMC?

10 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for Vulcan Materials' shares. Their predictions range from $97.00 to $140.00. On average, they anticipate Vulcan Materials' share price to reach $120.10 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 19.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Vulcan Materials.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Vulcan Materials?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Vulcan Materials in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 8 buy ratings 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 this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Vulcan Materials earned a news impact score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the construction company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of Vulcan Materials' key competitors?

Who are Vulcan Materials' key executives?

Vulcan Materials' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. James Thomas Hill, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 59)
  • Mr. Michael R. Mills, Chief Admin. Officer (Age 58)
  • Mr. Stanley G. Bass, Chief Growth Officer (Age 57)
  • Mr. Thompson S. Baker II, Sr. VP (Age 60)
  • Mr. John Ransey McPherson, Exec. VP & Chief Strategy Officer (Age 50)

Who are Vulcan Materials' major shareholders?

Vulcan Materials' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Narwhal Capital Management (0.18%), Scout Investments Inc. (0.11%), Centre Asset Management LLC (0.04%), Lawson Kroeker Investment Management Inc. NE (0.03%), Gulf International Bank UK Ltd (0.02%) and Moody National Bank Trust Division (0.02%). 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 institutional investors are selling Vulcan Materials stock?

VMC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Narwhal Capital Management, Gulf International Bank UK Ltd, Webster Bank N. A., United Capital Management of KS Inc., Centre Asset Management LLC, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, Arlington Partners LLC and Carroll Financial Associates Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Vulcan Materials company stock in the last year include David P Clement, John R Mcpherson, Michael R Mills and Stanley G Bass. View Insider Buying and Selling for Vulcan Materials.

Which institutional investors are buying Vulcan Materials stock?

VMC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Scout Investments Inc., DNB Asset Management AS, Strategic Wealth Management Group LLC, Cerebellum GP LLC, Welch Group LLC, First Hawaiian Bank, Ipswich Investment Management Co. Inc. and Moody National Bank Trust Division. 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 $100.22.

How big of a company is Vulcan Materials?

Vulcan Materials has a market capitalization of $13.47 billion and generates $3.89 billion in revenue each year. The construction company earns $601.18 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.04 on an earnings per share basis. Vulcan Materials employs 7,900 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:  429 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  363 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  792
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This page was last updated on 1/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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