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NYSE:VMC

Vulcan Materials - VMC Stock Forecast, Price & News

$178.23
+2.62 (+1.49%)
(As of 08/12/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$175.66
$178.29
50-Day Range
$141.45
$175.61
52-Week Range
$137.54
$213.65
Volume
563,973 shs
Average Volume
809,764 shs
Market Capitalization
$23.69 billion
P/E Ratio
40.14
Dividend Yield
0.91%
Price Target
$210.13

Vulcan Materials MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.63 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
17.9% Upside
$210.13 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.22% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-5.80
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.18mentions of Vulcan Materials in the last 14 days
Based on 20 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$557,982 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
28.95%
From $5.63 to $7.26 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.40 out of 5 stars

Construction Sector

34th out of 105 stocks

Mining & Quarrying Of Nonmetallic Minerals, Except Fuels Industry

5th out of 15 stocks

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About Vulcan Materials (NYSE:VMC) Stock

Vulcan Materials Company, together with its subsidiaries, produces and supplies construction aggregates primarily in the United States. It operates through four segments: Aggregates, Asphalt, Concrete, and Calcium. The Aggregates segment provides crushed stones, sand and gravel, sand, and other aggregates; and related products and services that are applied in 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 Alabama, Arizona, California, New Mexico, Tennessee, and Texas, as well as engages in the asphalt construction paving activity in Alabama, Tennessee, and Texas. The Concrete segment provides ready-mixed concrete in California, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas and Virginia, and Washington D.C. 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. and changed its name to Vulcan Materials Company. Vulcan Materials Company was founded in 1909 and is headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama.

Vulcan Materials Trading Up 1.4 %

Shares of VMC Stock traded up $2.39 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $178.00. 7,754 shares of the company's stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 658,464. Vulcan Materials has a 12 month low of $137.54 and a 12 month high of $213.65. The company has a quick ratio of 1.34, a current ratio of 1.85 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.57. The stock's 50 day simple moving average is $154.59 and its 200 day simple moving average is $169.41. The stock has a market cap of $23.66 billion, a PE ratio of 39.63, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.15 and a beta of 0.81.

Vulcan Materials Dividend Announcement

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 2nd. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, August 17th will be given a dividend of $0.40 per share. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.90%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, August 16th. Vulcan Materials's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 36.04%.

Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

A number of equities research analysts recently weighed in on VMC shares. Morgan Stanley decreased their target price on Vulcan Materials from $203.00 to $180.00 and set an "equal weight" rating on the stock in a research report on Monday, July 18th. StockNews.com downgraded Vulcan Materials from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research report on Thursday. DA Davidson raised their price target on shares of Vulcan Materials to $205.00 in a research note on Tuesday. Truist Financial cut their target price on shares of Vulcan Materials to $200.00 in a research note on Tuesday, July 5th. Finally, Citigroup lifted their target price on shares of Vulcan Materials to $199.00 in a research note on Tuesday. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and ten have issued a buy rating to the stock. Based on data from MarketBeat.com, Vulcan Materials has a consensus rating of "Moderate Buy" and a consensus target price of $210.13.

Insider Transactions at Vulcan Materials

In other news, SVP David P. Clement sold 3,377 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, June 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of $165.23, for a total transaction of $557,981.71. Following the completion of the sale, the senior vice president now directly owns 3,970 shares in the company, valued at $655,963.10. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link. In other Vulcan Materials news, Director Melissa H. Anderson acquired 500 shares of Vulcan Materials stock in a transaction dated Saturday, May 14th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $191.46 per share, for a total transaction of $95,730.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the director now directly owns 500 shares of the company's stock, valued at $95,730. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, SVP David P. Clement sold 3,377 shares of Vulcan Materials stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, June 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of $165.23, for a total transaction of $557,981.71. Following the transaction, the senior vice president now owns 3,970 shares of the company's stock, valued at $655,963.10. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 0.55% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

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VMC Stock News Headlines

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VMC Company Calendar

Last Earnings
11/04/2021
Ex-Dividend for 6/10 Dividend
5/26/2022
Dividend Payable
6/10/2022
Today
8/12/2022
Ex-Dividend for 9/2 Dividend
8/16/2022
Dividend Payable
9/02/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
11/03/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Mining & quarrying of nonmetallic minerals, except fuels
Sub-Industry
Construction Materials
CUSIP
92916010
Employees
11,912
Year Founded
1909

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$210.13
High Stock Price Forecast
$240.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$180.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+17.9%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.63
Research Coverage
16 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$670.80 million
Pretax Margin
11.70%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$5.55 billion
Cash Flow
$8.74 per share
Book Value
$50.75 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
132,170,000
Market Cap
$23.69 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.81

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VMC Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Vulcan Materials stock right now?

16 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Vulcan Materials in the last twelve months. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" VMC shares.
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What is Vulcan Materials' stock price forecast for 2022?

16 Wall Street research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Vulcan Materials' stock. Their VMC share price forecasts range from $180.00 to $240.00. On average, they expect the company's stock price to reach $210.13 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 18.6% from the stock's current price.
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How have VMC shares performed in 2022?

Vulcan Materials' stock was trading at $207.58 at the start of the year. Since then, VMC stock has decreased by 14.6% and is now trading at $177.17.
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When is Vulcan Materials' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November 3rd 2022.
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How were Vulcan Materials' earnings last quarter?

Vulcan Materials (NYSE:VMC) announced its earnings results on Thursday, November, 4th. The construction company reported $1.54 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.65 by $0.11. The construction company had revenue of $1.52 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.48 billion. Vulcan Materials had a net margin of 8.98% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 10.23%. Vulcan Materials's quarterly revenue was up 15.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $1.56 earnings per share.
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How often does Vulcan Materials pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Vulcan Materials?

Vulcan Materials declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, July 8th. Investors of record on Wednesday, August 17th will be paid a dividend of $0.40 per share on Friday, September 2nd. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.90%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, August 16th.
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Is Vulcan Materials a good dividend stock?

Vulcan Materials (NYSE:VMC) pays an annual dividend of $1.60 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.92%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 9 consecutive years, indicating the company has a new, but growing committment to grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 36.04%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, VMC will have a dividend payout ratio of 22.04% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What is J. Thomas Hill's approval rating as Vulcan Materials' CEO?

62 employees have rated Vulcan Materials Chief Executive Officer J. Thomas Hill on Glassdoor.com. J. Thomas Hill has an approval rating of 93% among the company's employees. This puts J. Thomas Hill in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Endologix (ELGX), Micron Technology (MU), NVIDIA (NVDA), United Rentals (URI), Athabasca Oil (ATH), Allergan (AGN) and Honeywell International (HON).

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Principal Financial Group Inc. (3.41%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2.65%), Clearbridge Investments LLC (2.05%), Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (1.52%), Lazard Asset Management LLC (0.85%) and FMR LLC (0.52%). Insiders that own company stock include David P Clement, David P Steiner, Fehlberg Barry, J Thomas Hill, Jason P Teter, Jerry F Perkins Jr, Melissa H Anderson, Randy L Pigg, Randy L Pigg and Stanley G Bass.
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How do I buy shares of Vulcan Materials?

Shares of VMC stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Vulcan Materials' stock price today?

One share of VMC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $177.17.

How much money does Vulcan Materials make?

Vulcan Materials (NYSE:VMC) has a market capitalization of $23.55 billion and generates $5.55 billion in revenue each year. The construction company earns $670.80 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.44 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Vulcan Materials have?

The company employs 11,912 workers across the globe.

When was Vulcan Materials founded?

Vulcan Materials was founded in 1909.

How can I contact Vulcan Materials?

Vulcan Materials' mailing address is 1200 URBAN CENTER DRIVE, BIRMINGHAM AL, 35242. The official website for the company is www.vulcanmaterials.com. The construction company can be reached via phone at (205) 298-3000, via email at ir@vmcmail.com, or via fax at 205-298-2960.

This page (NYSE:VMC) was last updated on 8/12/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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