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Vulcan Materials Stock Forecast, Price & News

+1.87 (+1.29 %)
(As of 12/4/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $146.44
50-Day Range
MA: $141.93
52-Week Range
Now: $146.44
Volume612,800 shs
Average Volume1.20 million shs
Market Capitalization$19.40 billion
P/E Ratio31.09
Dividend Yield0.94%
Vulcan Materials Company produces and supplies construction materials primarily in the United States. The company 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. The Concrete segment provides ready-mixed concrete in California, 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. and changed its name to Vulcan Materials Company. Vulcan Materials Company was founded in 1909 and is headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.2Community Rank: 2.7Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.77 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Mining & quarrying of nonmetallic minerals, except fuels
Sub-IndustryConstruction Materials



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.93 billion
Cash Flow$7.61 per share
Book Value$42.48 per share


Net Income$617.66 million


Market Cap$19.40 billion
Next Earnings Date2/16/2021 (Estimated)
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Vulcan Materials (NYSE:VMC) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Vulcan Materials' stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Vulcan Materials' stock was trading at $117.61 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, VMC stock has increased by 24.5% and is now trading at $146.44.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Vulcan Materials?

18 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Vulcan Materials in the last year. There are currently 12 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Vulcan Materials?

Wall Street analysts have given Vulcan Materials a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's winning trading ideas this year have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Vulcan Materials wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is Vulcan Materials' next earnings date?

Vulcan Materials is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 16th 2021.
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How were Vulcan Materials' earnings last quarter?

Vulcan Materials (NYSE:VMC) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November, 5th. The construction company reported $1.56 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.61 by $0.05. The construction company had revenue of $1.31 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.37 billion. Vulcan Materials had a net margin of 12.60% and a return on equity of 11.46%. The firm's revenue was down 7.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $1.68 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, October 9th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, November 17th will be given a dividend of $0.34 per share on Thursday, December 3rd. This represents a $1.36 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.93%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, November 16th.
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What price target have analysts set for VMC?

18 brokerages have issued 12 month target prices for Vulcan Materials' stock. Their forecasts range from $106.00 to $181.00. On average, they anticipate Vulcan Materials' stock price to reach $139.84 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.5%.
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Are investors shorting Vulcan Materials?

Vulcan Materials saw a drop in short interest in October. As of October 30th, there was short interest totaling 1,440,000 shares, a drop of 34.2% from the October 15th total of 2,190,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 949,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.5 days. Approximately 1.1% of the shares of the company are sold short.
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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), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Endologix (ELGX), Micron Technology (MU), NVIDIA (NVDA), United Rentals (URI), Athabasca Oil Co. (ATH.TO) (ATH), Allergan (AGN) and Honeywell International (HON).

Who are Vulcan Materials' key executives?

Vulcan Materials' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. James Thomas Hill, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 61, Pay $3.85M)
  • Ms. Suzanne H. Wood, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 59, Pay $1.68M)
  • Mr. Thompson S. Baker II, Chief Operating Officer (Age 62, Pay $1.64M)
  • Mr. Stanley G. Bass, Chief Growth Officer (Age 59, Pay $1.6M)
  • Mr. David P. Clement, Sr. VP of Mountain West & Western Divisions (Age 60, Pay $946.15k)
  • Mr. Mark D. Warren, VP of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Mitesh B. Shah, VP & Deputy Gen. Counsel
  • Mr. Denson N. Franklin III, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 56)
  • Ms. Janet F. Kavinoky, VP of External Affairs & Corp. Communications
  • Mr. Larry W. Miller, VP of HR

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 a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (6.25%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (4.60%), State Street Corp (4.14%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (3.63%), Egerton Capital UK LLP (1.85%) and Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.30%). Company insiders that own Vulcan Materials stock include David P Clement, David P Steiner, Fehlberg Barry, Jerry F Perkins Jr, 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 Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Federated Hermes Inc., Lansdowne Partners UK LLP, BlackRock Inc., State Street Corp, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, and Sirios Capital Management L P.
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Which major investors are buying Vulcan Materials stock?

VMC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Egerton Capital UK LLP, Stockbridge Partners LLC, Alleghany Corp DE, Waverton Investment Management Ltd, Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Morgan Stanley, Fenimore Asset Management Inc., and Cibc World Markets Corp.
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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 $146.44.

How big of a company is Vulcan Materials?

Vulcan Materials has a market capitalization of $19.40 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 12/5/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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