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

$133.95
-1.84 (-1.36 %)
(As of 02/23/2020 08:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
$133.14
Now: $133.95
$135.71
50-Day Range
$135.40
MA: $142.58
$148.41
52-Week Range
$109.19
Now: $133.95
$152.49
Volume1.03 million shs
Average Volume924,603 shs
Market Capitalization$17.73 billion
P/E Ratio28.87
Dividend Yield0.91%
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$4.93 billion
Cash Flow$7.46 per share
Book Value$42.48 per share

Profitability

Net Income$515.80 million

Miscellaneous

Employees8,373
Market Cap$17.73 billion
Next Earnings Date5/7/2020 (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 announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, February 14th. Stockholders 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 1.02%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, February 25th. This is a positive change from Vulcan Materials's previous quarterly dividend of $0.31. View Vulcan Materials' Dividend History.

How were Vulcan Materials' earnings last quarter?

Vulcan Materials (NYSE:VMC) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February, 18th. The construction company reported $1.08 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.17 by $0.09. The construction company earned $1.19 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.19 billion. Vulcan Materials had a net margin of 12.53% and a return on equity of 11.55%. The company's revenue was up 9.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.99 earnings per share. 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 7th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Vulcan Materials.

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

Vulcan Materials updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Tuesday, February, 18th. The company provided 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?

18 brokers have issued twelve-month target prices for Vulcan Materials' stock. Their forecasts range from $115.00 to $182.00. On average, they expect Vulcan Materials' share price to reach $154.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 15.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Vulcan Materials.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Vulcan Materials?

18 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Vulcan Materials in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 5 hold ratings and 11 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?

Media coverage about VMC stock has trended very negative this week, InfoTrie reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing 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 nearest to five being the most favorable. Vulcan Materials earned a media sentiment score of -3.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the construction company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Vulcan Materials.

Are investors shorting Vulcan Materials?

Vulcan Materials saw a decline in short interest during the month of January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,480,000 shares, a decline of 30.8% from the December 31st total of 2,140,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 911,300 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.6 days. Currently, 1.1% of the shares of the company are short sold. 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), 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 number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors 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, 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 FMR LLC, Fred Alger Management LLC, Prudential Financial Inc., Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Jennison Associates LLC, Columbus Circle Investors and State Street Corp. 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 Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Fenimore Asset Management Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., Credit Suisse AG, AQR Capital Management LLC, Empyrean Capital Partners LP, First Trust Advisors LP and Bank of Montreal Can. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Vulcan Materials' stock price today?

One share of VMC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $133.95.

How big of a company is Vulcan Materials?

Vulcan Materials has a market capitalization of $17.73 billion and generates $4.93 billion in revenue each year. The construction company earns $515.80 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.70 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:  547 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  463 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,010
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 2/23/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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