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NYSE:VMCVulcan Materials Stock Price, Forecast & News

$130.08
+3.68 (+2.91 %)
(As of 08/7/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$125.84
Now: $130.08
$130.69
50-Day Range
$112.80
MA: $121.03
$128.13
52-Week Range
$65.56
Now: $130.08
$152.49
Volume1.16 million shs
Average Volume940,545 shs
Market Capitalization$17.23 billion
P/E Ratio27.62
Dividend Yield1.08%
Beta0.79
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 2.7Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.82 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Mining & quarrying of nonmetallic minerals, except fuels
Sub-IndustryConstruction Materials
CUSIP92916010
Phone205-298-3000

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.93 billion
Cash Flow$7.78 per share
Book Value$43.52 per share

Profitability

Net Income$617.66 million

Miscellaneous

Employees9,173
Market Cap$17.23 billion
Next Earnings Date11/4/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$130.08
+3.68 (+2.91 %)
(As of 08/7/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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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 Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, VMC shares have increased by 10.6% and is now trading at $130.08.
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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 8 hold ratings and 11 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Vulcan Materials' next earnings date?

Vulcan Materials is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November 4th 2020.
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How were Vulcan Materials' earnings last quarter?

Vulcan Materials (NYSE:VMC) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, August, 4th. The construction company reported $1.60 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.39 by $0.21. The construction company had revenue of $1.32 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.29 billion. Vulcan Materials had a return on equity of 11.46% and a net margin of 12.60%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down .4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $1.48 EPS.
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How often does Vulcan Materials pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Vulcan Materials?

Vulcan Materials announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, July 10th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, August 19th will be paid a dividend of $0.34 per share on Friday, September 4th. This represents a $1.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.05%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, August 18th.
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What price target have analysts set for VMC?

19 analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Vulcan Materials' stock. Their forecasts range from $106.00 to $165.00. On average, they anticipate Vulcan Materials' stock price to reach $135.53 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 4.2% from the stock's current price.
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Has Vulcan Materials been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about VMC stock has been trending very positive on Saturday, InfoTrie reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Vulcan Materials earned a news impact score of 4.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the construction company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.
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Are investors shorting Vulcan Materials?

Vulcan Materials saw a increase in short interest in the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totaling 2,190,000 shares, an increase of 6.3% from the July 15th total of 2,060,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,310,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.7 days. Currently, 1.7% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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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 Principal Financial Group Inc. (3.66%), Manning & Napier Group LLC (0.44%), Fenimore Asset Management Inc. (0.41%), Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC (0.40%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.40%) and Swiss National Bank (0.40%). Company insiders that own Vulcan Materials stock include David P Clement, David P Steiner, Fehlberg Barry, J Thomas Hill, Michael R Mills, Randy L Pigg and Stanley G Bass.
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Which major investors are selling Vulcan Materials stock?

VMC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bessemer Group Inc., Strs Ohio, SG Americas Securities LLC, DAVENPORT & Co LLC, Scout Investments Inc., Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., and First Trust Advisors LP. Company insiders that have sold Vulcan Materials company stock in the last year include Randy L Pigg, and Stanley G Bass.
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Which major investors are buying Vulcan Materials stock?

VMC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Manning & Napier Group LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A., UBS Group AG, General American Investors Co. Inc., Cambiar Investors LLC, and Howard Capital Management. Company insiders that have bought Vulcan Materials stock in the last two years include David P Steiner, and J Thomas Hill.
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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 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 $130.08.

How big of a company is Vulcan Materials?

Vulcan Materials has a market capitalization of $17.23 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.

What is Vulcan Materials' official website?

The official website for Vulcan Materials is 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]

This page was last updated on 8/8/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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