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

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$126.25 +1.22 (+0.98 %)
(As of 05/24/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$126.25
Today's Range$124.52 - $126.48
52-Week Range$82.52 - $133.59
Volume529,858 shs
Average Volume1.18 million shs
Market Capitalization$16.68 billion
P/E Ratio31.17
Dividend Yield0.97%
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

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.38 billion
Cash Flow$6.4545 per share
Book Value$39.50 per share

Profitability

Net Income$515.80 million

Miscellaneous

Employees8,373
Market Cap$16.68 billion
Next Earnings Date7/30/2019 (Estimated)
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, May 10th. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 24th will be paid a dividend of $0.31 per share on Friday, June 7th. This represents a $1.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.98%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 23rd. View Vulcan Materials' Dividend History.

How were Vulcan Materials' earnings last quarter?

Vulcan Materials (NYSE:VMC) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May, 2nd. The construction company reported $0.46 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.33 by $0.13. The construction company had revenue of $996.50 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $915.68 million. Vulcan Materials had a net margin of 11.63% and a return on equity of 10.60%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 16.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.44 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 Tuesday, July 30th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Vulcan Materials.

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

Vulcan Materials issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, May, 2nd. The company provided EPS guidance of $4.55-5.05 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $4.78.

What price target have analysts set for VMC?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Vulcan Materials' shares. Their predictions range from $97.00 to $140.00. On average, they expect Vulcan Materials' stock price to reach $122.50 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 3.0%. 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?

Media coverage about VMC stock has been trending positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing 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 five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Vulcan Materials earned a media sentiment score of 3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the construction company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (7.88%), Lazard Asset Management LLC (3.32%), Egerton Capital UK LLP (3.21%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (2.75%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (2.31%) and Morgan Stanley (2.25%). 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 Wellington Management Group LLP, Morgan Stanley, Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, Eminence Capital LP, Wells Fargo & Company MN, SEI Investments Co, Jennison Associates LLC and Victory Capital Management Inc.. 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 institutional investors are buying Vulcan Materials stock?

VMC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Egerton Capital UK LLP, Lazard Asset Management LLC, Pennsylvania Trust Co, Pennsylvania Trust Co, Principal Financial Group Inc., Janus Henderson Group PLC and Marshall Wace North America L.P.. 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 $126.25.

How big of a company is Vulcan Materials?

Vulcan Materials has a market capitalization of $16.68 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:  468 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  396 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  864
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This page was last updated on 5/25/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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