Vulcan Materials Company Company Profile (NYSE:VMC)

About Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC)

Vulcan Materials Company logoVulcan Materials Company is a supplier of construction aggregates (primarily crushed stone, sand and gravel) and a producer of asphalt mix and ready-mixed concrete. The Company operates through four segments: Aggregates, Asphalt Mix, Concrete and Calcium. The Aggregates segment produces and sells aggregates (crushed stone, sand and gravel, sand, and other aggregates) and related products and services (transportation and other). The Company produces and sells asphalt mix in Arizona, California, New Mexico and Texas. The Company produces and sells ready-mixed concrete in Georgia, Maryland, New Mexico, Texas, Virginia, Washington District of Columbia and the Bahamas. The Calcium segment consists of a Florida facility that mines, produces and sells calcium products. As of December 31, 2016, it had 337 active aggregates facilities. The Company sells aggregates that are used as ballast for construction and maintenance of railroad tracks.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Construction
  • Industry: Construction Materials
  • Sub-Industry: Construction Materials
  • Symbol: NYSE:VMC
  • CUSIP: 92916010
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $15.23543 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 132,274,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $117.19
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $122.24
  • 52 Week Range: $105.71 - $138.18
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 37.08
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 24.02
  • P/E Growth: 1.74
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $3.7 billion
  • Price / Sales: 4.23
  • Book Value: $34.82 per share
  • Price / Book: 3.39
  • Annual Dividend: $1.00
  • Dividend Yield: 0.9%
  • EBIDTA: $940.88 million
  • Net Margins: 11.28%
  • Return on Equity: 8.72%
  • Return on Assets: 4.48%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.61%
  • Current Ratio: 2.36%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.95%
  • Average Volume: 1.28 million shs.
  • Beta: 0.94
  • Short Ratio: 2.98

Frequently Asked Questions for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC)

What is Vulcan Materials Company's stock symbol?

Vulcan Materials Company trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "VMC."

How often does Vulcan Materials Company pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Vulcan Materials Company?

Vulcan Materials Company declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, July 14th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, August 23rd will be paid a dividend of $0.25 per share on Friday, September 8th. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.85%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, August 21st. View Vulcan Materials Company's Dividend History.

How were Vulcan Materials Company's earnings last quarter?

Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, August, 2nd. The company reported $0.90 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.22 by $0.32. The company earned $1.03 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.07 billion. Vulcan Materials Company had a net margin of 11.28% and a return on equity of 8.72%. Vulcan Materials Company's revenue was up 7.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.90 EPS. View Vulcan Materials Company's Earnings History.

When will Vulcan Materials Company make its next earnings announcement?

Vulcan Materials Company is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November, 1st 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Vulcan Materials Company.

Where is Vulcan Materials Company's stock going? Where will Vulcan Materials Company's stock price be in 2017?

8 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Vulcan Materials Company's stock. Their predictions range from $114.00 to $154.00. On average, they anticipate Vulcan Materials Company's share price to reach $134.50 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Vulcan Materials Company.

Who are some of Vulcan Materials Company's key competitors?

Who are Vulcan Materials Company's key executives?

Vulcan Materials Company's management team includes the folowing people:

  • J. Thomas Hill, Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer
  • John R. McPherson, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President and Strategy Officer
  • Christina M. Alvord, President – Southern and Gulf Coast Division
  • David P. Clement, President – Central Division
  • William K. Duke, President – Southeast Division
  • C. Brockway Lodge Jr., President - Western Division
  • Jeffery G. Lott, President – Southwest Division
  • David B. Pasley, President – Mountain West Division
  • S. Martin Thorpe, President – Mideast Division
  • Michael R. Mills, Chief Administrative Officer

Who owns Vulcan Materials Company stock?

Vulcan Materials Company's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.11%), State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. (9.58%), BlackRock Inc. (6.07%), State Street Corp (4.17%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (3.61%) and Janus Henderson Group PLC (3.18%). Company insiders that own Vulcan Materials Company stock include Brock C Lodge, Jr, David B Pasley, David J Grayson, David P Clement, Ejaz A Khan, Jerry F Perkins Jr, Michael R Mills and Stanley G Bass. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Vulcan Materials Company.

Who sold Vulcan Materials Company stock? Who is selling Vulcan Materials Company stock?

Vulcan Materials Company's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Maverick Capital Ltd., Marshall Wace North America L.P., Balyasny Asset Management LLC, FMR LLC, Capital Fund Management S.A., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Fred Alger Management Inc. and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. Company insiders that have sold Vulcan Materials Company stock in the last year include David B Pasley, David J Grayson, Ejaz A Khan, Jerry F Perkins Jr, Michael R Mills and Stanley G Bass. View Insider Buying and Selling for Vulcan Materials Company.

Who bought Vulcan Materials Company stock? Who is buying Vulcan Materials Company stock?

Vulcan Materials Company's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Janus Henderson Group PLC, Third Point LLC, Cramer Rosenthal Mcglynn LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., Caledonia Private Investments Pty Ltd, Kingdon Capital Management L.L.C., Toronto Dominion Bank and JPMorgan Chase & Co.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Vulcan Materials Company.

How do I buy Vulcan Materials Company stock?

Shares of Vulcan Materials Company can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Vulcan Materials Company's stock price today?

One share of Vulcan Materials Company stock can currently be purchased for approximately $118.20.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE VMC)
Community Ranking:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  267 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  198 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  465
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Vulcan Materials Company and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 5 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.63)
Consensus Price Target: $134.50 (13.79% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/22/2017Jefferies Group LLCSet Price TargetHold$114.00MediumView Rating Details
8/3/2017StephensUpgradeEqual Weight -> Overweight$140.00 -> $145.00MediumView Rating Details
6/19/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$154.00LowView Rating Details
6/9/2017ArgusBoost Price TargetBuy$140.00 -> $145.00LowView Rating Details
5/11/2017Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyLowView Rating Details
11/16/2016Bank of America CorporationDowngradeBuy -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
10/26/2016SunTrust Banks, Inc.UpgradeHold -> Buy$110.00 -> $129.00N/AView Rating Details
10/9/2016DA DavidsonReiterated RatingHold$120.00N/AView Rating Details
6/9/2016Alembic Global AdvisorsInitiated CoverageNeutral$125.00N/AView Rating Details
6/8/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)DowngradeConviction-Buy -> Buy$128.00 -> $146.00N/AView Rating Details
5/16/2016Sterne Agee CRTReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
5/16/2016Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$123.00 -> $131.00N/AView Rating Details
5/4/2016BB&T CorporationBoost Price TargetBuy$115.00 -> $135.00N/AView Rating Details
2/5/2016Susquehanna Bancshares IncLower Price Target$110.00 -> $108.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/21/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC)
Earnings by Quarter for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC)
Earnings History by Quarter for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE VMC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/31/2017$1.40N/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2017Q2 2017$1.22$0.90$1.07 billion$1.03 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/10/2017Q1 2017$0.22$0.34$743.79 million$787.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/7/2017Q416$0.85$0.69$910.06 million$873.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/2/2016Q316$1.19$1.01$1.12 billion$1.01 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2016Q216$1.00$0.90$1.01 billion$956.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2016Q116$0.07$0.26$710.79 million$755.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/4/2016Q415$0.61$0.74$877.90 million$857.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/3/2015Q315$0.97$0.95$1.01 billion$1.04 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2015Q215$0.63$0.66$864.82 million$895.14 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2015Q115($0.16)($0.16)$600.85 million$631.29 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/5/2015Q414$0.27$0.31$695.85 million$755.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/4/2014Q314$0.52$0.50$844.81 million$873.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2014Q214$0.38$0.37$770.72 million$791.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2014Q114($0.33)$0.41$576.90 million$548.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/6/2014Q413($0.02)$0.16$655.15 million$652.88 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/4/2013Q313$0.27$0.32$774.13 million$775.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2013Q2 2013$0.14$0.23$741.41 million$738.73 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2013Q1 2013($0.35)($0.42)$539.63 million$538.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/14/2013Q4 2012($0.10)$0.03$622.78 million$608.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/8/2012Q312$0.17$0.14$788.65 million$728.86 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2012$0.05($0.13)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2012($0.43)($0.42)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/16/2012($0.37)($0.14)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/2/2011$0.07$0.17ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2011($0.49)($0.50)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/2/2011($0.18)($0.37)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.40
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.70
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$0.26$0.27$0.27
Q2 20172$1.16$1.27$1.22
Q3 20172$1.01$1.06$1.04
Q4 20172$0.88$0.89$0.89
Q1 20181$0.46$0.46$0.46
Q2 20181$1.36$1.36$1.36
Q3 20181$1.69$1.69$1.69
Q4 20181$1.19$1.19$1.19
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC)
Most Recent Dividend:9/8/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.00
Dividend Yield:0.85%
Dividend Growth:171.40% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:32.36% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
30.12% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
20.33% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:3 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC)

Dividend History by Quarter for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE VMC)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.89%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 87.13%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/13/2017Michael R MillsInsiderSell981$117.55$115,316.55View SEC Filing  
9/1/2017David B PasleyInsiderSell1,250$121.51$151,887.50View SEC Filing  
6/14/2017Jerry F Perkins JrGeneral CounselSell306$132.00$40,392.00View SEC Filing  
6/14/2017Stanley G BassInsiderSell4,413$132.00$582,516.00View SEC Filing  
6/6/2017Ejaz A. KhanVPSell2,024$125.30$253,607.20View SEC Filing  
11/11/2016David B PasleyInsiderSell184$132.92$24,457.28View SEC Filing  
11/8/2016David J GraysonInsiderSell2,121$118.49$251,317.29View SEC Filing  
8/17/2016David B PasleyInsiderSell280$117.55$32,914.00View SEC Filing  
8/16/2016David B PasleyInsiderSell138$118.44$16,344.72View SEC Filing  
8/10/2016Stanley G BassInsiderSell829$121.07$100,367.03View SEC Filing  
8/5/2016David J GraysonInsiderSell2,025$118.77$240,509.25View SEC Filing  
6/16/2016David P ClementInsiderSell1,255$113.17$142,028.35View SEC Filing  
3/11/2016David B PasleyInsiderSell200$103.27$20,654.00View SEC Filing  
2/26/2016Brock C. Lodge, Jr.InsiderSell749$99.00$74,151.00View SEC Filing  
11/9/2015David J. GraysoninsiderSell3,614$100.58$363,496.12View SEC Filing  
6/2/2015David P ClementInsiderSell3,000$90.35$271,050.00View SEC Filing  
5/18/2015Jeffery G LottInsiderSell2,940$91.55$269,157.00View SEC Filing  
2/5/2015Stanley G BassSVPSell1,700$74.09$125,953.00View SEC Filing  
2/4/2015Stanley G BassSVPSell1,700$72.00$122,400.00View SEC Filing  
1/22/2015William K DukeInsiderSell1,700$69.50$118,150.00View SEC Filing  
11/18/2014Michael R MillsSVPSell4,900$66.12$323,988.00View SEC Filing  
11/6/2014Daniel F SansoneVPSell14,000$63.80$893,200.00View SEC Filing  
11/6/2014Danny R ShepherdChairmanSell11,000$63.93$703,230.00View SEC Filing  
2/7/2014J Thomas HillCOOSell5,000$65.99$329,950.00View SEC Filing  
1/16/2014Daniel SansoneCFOSell2,500$60.00$150,000.00View SEC Filing  
1/10/2014Daniel SansoneCFOSell9,500$60.00$570,000.00View SEC Filing  
1/10/2014J Wayne HoustonVPSell10,000$60.00$600,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/31/2013J Thomas HillCOOSell5,000$59.52$297,600.00View SEC Filing  
12/30/2013David ClementsSVPSell1,400$59.00$82,600.00View SEC Filing  
9/10/2013Stanley G BassSVPSell1,969$51.22$100,852.18View SEC Filing  
8/14/2013Lee Styslinger IIIDirectorBuy4,000$47.50$190,000.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC)
Latest Headlines for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC)
DateHeadline logoSouthwest Gulf Railroad Begins Construction On The Medina Line - September 19 at 3:20 PM logoVulcan Materials Company (VMC) Insider Sells $115,316.55 in Stock - September 15 at 8:02 PM logoVulcan Materials Company (VMC) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $1.13 Billion - September 15 at 1:26 AM logoVulcan Materials Co. – Value Analysis (NYSE:VMC) : September 13, 2017 - September 14 at 2:12 AM logoZacks: Analysts Anticipate Vulcan Materials Company (VMC) Will Announce Earnings of $1.16 Per Share - September 13 at 10:32 PM logoUS Silica Holdings, Inc. (SLCA) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 14, 2017 - Nasdaq - September 13 at 11:00 AM logoVulcan Materials Co. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : VMC-US : September 11, 2017 - September 12 at 11:53 AM logoVulcan Materials (VMC) Down 2.8% Since Earnings Report: Can It Rebound? - Nasdaq - September 9 at 9:44 AM logoVulcan Materials (VMC) Down 2.8% Since Earnings Report: Can It Rebound? - September 9 at 9:44 AM logoWhy Vulcan Materials Company (VMC) Could Be A Buy - September 7 at 10:57 AM logoVulcan Materials Company (VMC) Insider Sells $151,887.50 in Stock - September 5 at 8:06 PM logoVulcan Materials Co. (VMC) Reports Acquisition of Polaris Material Co. for C$252M - - August 30 at 10:55 AM logoCorporate News Blog - Vulcan Materials Enters into Agreement to Acquire Polaris Materials - August 30 at 10:55 AM logoVulcan Materials Company (VMC) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages - August 29 at 12:56 PM logoStocks to Watch: Kite Pharma, Expedia, IXYS, Amazon, Vulcan Materials, CBS - August 29 at 9:30 AM logoVulcan Materials Drives Inorganic Growth With Polaris Buyout - August 29 at 9:30 AM logoVulcan Materials makes another big deal - August 29 at 9:29 AM logoHead-To-Head Contrast: Vulcan Materials (VMC) & GCP Applied Technologies (GCP) - August 28 at 2:18 AM logoAre There Solutions to the Current US Debt Crisis? - August 25 at 12:18 PM logoVulcan Materials Company (VMC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 21, 2017 - Nasdaq - August 20 at 1:36 PM logoVulcan Materials (VMC) versus USG Corporation (USG) Financial Analysis - August 18 at 2:26 PM logoVulcan Materials (VMC) & USG Corporation (USG) Financial Analysis - August 16 at 4:04 AM logoHead to Head Analysis: Vulcan Materials (NYSE:VMC) and Summit Materials (SUM) - August 15 at 6:32 AM logoSee what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Vulcan Materials Co. - August 13 at 7:33 AM logo Analysts Expect Vulcan Materials Company (VMC) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $1.13 Billion - August 10 at 3:16 PM logoIHS Markit Score Update: Drop in demand for ETFs holding Vulcan Materials Co is a negative sign for its shares - August 10 at 9:25 AM logoCritical Survey: Vulcan Materials (NYSE:VMC) vs. Martin Marietta Materials (MLM) - August 9 at 4:16 PM logoSunTrust Banks Weighs in on Vulcan Materials Company's Q3 2017 Earnings (VMC) - August 9 at 7:26 AM logoQ1 2018 EPS Estimates for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) Boosted by SunTrust Banks - August 8 at 10:51 AM logoEarnings Review and Free Research Report: Owens Corning Reported Better than Expected Sales and Earnings Numbers - August 8 at 8:06 AM logoZacks: Analysts Expect Vulcan Materials Company (VMC) Will Post Earnings of $1.27 Per Share - August 8 at 7:32 AM logoGCP Applied Technologies (GCP) versus Vulcan Materials (NYSE:VMC) Head-To-Head Contrast - August 7 at 8:54 AM logoDA Davidson Comments on Vulcan Materials Company's Q3 2017 Earnings (VMC) - August 7 at 7:12 AM logoQ4 2017 Earnings Estimate for Vulcan Materials Company (VMC) Issued By DA Davidson - August 4 at 2:22 PM logoVulcan Materials Company (VMC) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts - August 4 at 1:02 PM logoStephens Upgrades Vulcan Materials Company (VMC) to Overweight - - August 4 at 9:46 AM logoVulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) Upgraded by Stephens to Overweight - August 3 at 8:56 AM logoVMC Stock Crowded With Sellers - Nasdaq - August 3 at 8:41 AM logoVulcan Materials (VMC) Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Seeking Alpha - August 3 at 8:41 AM logoEdited Transcript of VMC earnings conference call or presentation 2-Aug-17 3:00pm GMT - August 3 at 8:41 AM logoVulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.35 EPS - August 2 at 4:08 PM logoVulcan Announces Second Quarter 2017 Results - August 2 at 8:29 AM logoVulcan misses Street 2Q forecasts - August 2 at 8:29 AM logoVulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) Short Interest Update - August 2 at 7:10 AM logoVulcan Materials (VMC) Q2 Earnings: What's in the Cards? - August 1 at 7:38 AM logoVulcan Materials (VMC) Q2 Earnings: What's in the Cards? - August 1 at 7:38 AM logoVulcan Materials Company (VMC) Cut to "Strong Sell" at BidaskClub - July 31 at 10:36 PM logoVulcan Materials Company (VMC) Lowered to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research - July 28 at 7:12 PM logoPre-Market Technical Recap on General Building Materials Stocks -- Masco, Summit Materials, USG Corp., and Vulcan ... - PR Newswire (press release) - July 27 at 9:15 AM logoETFs with exposure to Vulcan Materials Co. : July 25, 2017 - July 26 at 9:45 AM



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