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

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$113.14 +0.45 (+0.40 %)
(As of 02/17/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$113.14
Today's Range$112.01 - $115.42
52-Week Range$82.52 - $133.59
Volume1.65 million shs
Average Volume1.33 million shs
Market Capitalization$14.94 billion
P/E Ratio37.22
Dividend Yield0.99%
Beta0.93
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$3.89 billion
Cash Flow$5.7813 per share
Book Value$37.56 per share

Profitability

Net Income$601.18 million

Miscellaneous

Employees7,900
Market Cap$14.94 billion
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 Monday, February 11th. Stockholders of record on Friday, February 22nd will be given a dividend of $0.31 per share on Friday, March 8th. This represents a $1.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.10%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 21st. This is a boost from Vulcan Materials's previous quarterly dividend of $0.28. View Vulcan Materials' Dividend History.

How were Vulcan Materials' earnings last quarter?

Vulcan Materials (NYSE:VMC) posted its earnings results on Thursday, February, 14th. The construction company reported $0.99 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.89 by $0.10. The construction company had revenue of $1.09 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.08 billion. Vulcan Materials had a return on equity of 10.20% and a net margin of 16.84%. Vulcan Materials's revenue for the quarter was up 11.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.74 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 Thursday, May 2nd 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, February, 14th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $4.55-5.05 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $4.85.

What price target have analysts set for VMC?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Vulcan Materials' stock. Their forecasts range from $97.00 to $140.00. On average, they anticipate Vulcan Materials' stock price to reach $121.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 7.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Vulcan Materials.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Vulcan Materials?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Vulcan Materials in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 8 buy ratings 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 negative on Sunday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Vulcan Materials earned a daily sentiment score of -2.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the construction company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of Vulcan Materials' key competitors?

Who are Vulcan Materials' key executives?

Vulcan Materials' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. James Thomas Hill, Chairman, CEO & Pres (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 number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (6.47%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (3.11%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (2.48%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.79%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.25%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.21%). 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 BlackRock Inc., Millennium Management LLC, Jennison Associates LLC, New York State Common Retirement Fund, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Westpac Banking Corp, Victory Capital Management Inc. and Howard Capital Management. 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Principal Financial Group Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, Geode Capital Management LLC, Locust Wood Capital Advisers LLC and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. 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 $113.14.

How big of a company is Vulcan Materials?

Vulcan Materials has a market capitalization of $14.94 billion and generates $3.89 billion in revenue each year. The construction company earns $601.18 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.04 on an earnings per share basis. Vulcan Materials employs 7,900 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:  439 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  370 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  809
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This page was last updated on 2/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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