NYSE:VMC - Vulcan Materials Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$132.09 +0.23 (+0.17 %)
(As of 06/17/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$132.09
Today's Range$130.56 - $132.8450
52-Week Range$108.17 - $141.20
Volume1.59 million shs
Average Volume934,834 shs
Market Capitalization$17.46 billion
P/E Ratio43.45
Dividend Yield0.85%
Beta1.01

About Vulcan Materials (NYSE:VMC)

Vulcan Materials logoVulcan 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
SymbolNYSE:VMC
CUSIP92916010
Phone205-298-3000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.56
Current Ratio1.73
Quick Ratio1.05

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio43.45
Forward P/E Ratio29.68
P/E Growth1.42

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.89 billion
Price / Sales4.49
Cash Flow$5.4113 per share
Price / Cash24.41
Book Value$37.56 per share
Price / Book3.52

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.04
Net Income$601.18 million
Net Margins15.40%
Return on Equity8.76%
Return on Assets4.39%

Miscellaneous

Employees7,900
Outstanding Shares132,180,000

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, May 11th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 24th will be paid a dividend of $0.28 per share on Friday, June 8th. This represents a $1.12 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.85%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, May 23rd. View Vulcan Materials' Dividend History.

How were Vulcan Materials' earnings last quarter?

Vulcan Materials (NYSE:VMC) announced its earnings results on Thursday, May, 3rd. The construction company reported $0.44 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.22 by $0.22. The construction company earned $854 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $817.85 million. Vulcan Materials had a return on equity of 8.76% and a net margin of 15.40%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 8.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.34 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, 31st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Vulcan Materials.

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

Vulcan Materials issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, May, 3rd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $4.00-4.65 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $4.27.

What price target have analysts set for VMC?

7 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Vulcan Materials' shares. Their forecasts range from $129.00 to $154.00. On average, they expect Vulcan Materials' stock price to reach $140.5714 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Vulcan Materials.

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 59)
  • Mr. John Ransey McPherson, Chief Financial & Strategy Officer and Exec. VP (Age 50)
  • Mr. Michael R. Mills, Chief Admin. Officer (Age 58)
  • Mr. Stanley G. Bass, Chief Growth Officer (Age 57)
  • Mr. David P. Clement, Pres of Central Division (Age 58)

Has Vulcan Materials been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about VMC stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Vulcan Materials earned a daily sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern's scale. They also gave media coverage about the construction company an impact score of 45.12 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are Vulcan Materials' major shareholders?

Vulcan Materials' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (7.87%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (2.07%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.74%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (1.53%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (1.53%) and Caledonia Private Investments Pty Ltd (1.24%). Company insiders that own Vulcan Materials stock include David B Pasley, David J Grayson, David P Clement, Ejaz A Khan, Jerry F Perkins Jr, John R Mcpherson, Michael R Mills and Stanley G Bass. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Vulcan Materials.

Which major investors are selling Vulcan Materials stock?

VMC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, Point72 Asset Management L.P., AGF Investments Inc., Bluestein R H & Co., Alkeon Capital Management LLC, Northern Trust Corp, Swiss National Bank and Broadview Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have sold Vulcan Materials company stock in the last year include David B Pasley, David P Clement, John R Mcpherson, Michael R Mills and Stanley G Bass. View Insider Buying and Selling for Vulcan Materials.

Which major investors are buying Vulcan Materials stock?

VMC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Artisan Partners Limited Partnership, Principal Financial Group Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Newbrook Capital Advisors LP, Caledonia Private Investments Pty Ltd and Alleghany Corp DE. 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 $132.09.

How big of a company is Vulcan Materials?

Vulcan Materials has a market capitalization of $17.46 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.

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 (VMC)

Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  341 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  276 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  617
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Vulcan Materials and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe VMC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe VMC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 6/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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