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

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$110.34 +0.51 (+0.46 %)
(As of 08/19/2018 03:49 PM ET)
Previous Close$110.34
Today's Range$109.65 - $110.73
52-Week Range$108.17 - $141.20
Volume845,414 shs
Average Volume1.37 million shs
Market Capitalization$14.62 billion
P/E Ratio36.30
Dividend Yield1.02%
Beta0.94
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

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Mining & quarrying of nonmetallic minerals, except fuels
Sub-IndustryConstruction Materials
SectorConstruction
SymbolNYSE:VMC
CUSIP92916010
Phone205-298-3000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.55
Current Ratio1.46
Quick Ratio0.96

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio36.30
Forward P/E Ratio25.54
P/E Growth1.04

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.89 billion
Price / Sales3.75
Cash Flow$5.4035 per share
Price / Cash20.42
Book Value$37.56 per share
Price / Book2.94

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.04
Net Income$601.18 million
Net Margins15.72%
Return on Equity9.46%
Return on Assets4.84%

Miscellaneous

Employees7,900
Outstanding Shares132,270,000
Market Cap$14.62 billion

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 Friday, July 13th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, August 22nd will be given a dividend of $0.28 per share on Friday, September 7th. This represents a $1.12 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.02%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, August 21st. View Vulcan Materials' Dividend History.

How were Vulcan Materials' earnings last quarter?

Vulcan Materials (NYSE:VMC) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July, 31st. The construction company reported $1.23 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.37 by $0.14. The construction company earned $1.20 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.15 billion. Vulcan Materials had a return on equity of 9.46% and a net margin of 15.72%. Vulcan Materials's revenue for the quarter was up 16.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.89 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 Wednesday, November, 7th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Vulcan Materials.

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

Vulcan Materials updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Tuesday, July, 31st. The company provided EPS guidance of $4.00-4.65 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $4.47.

What price target have analysts set for VMC?

7 equities research analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Vulcan Materials' stock. Their forecasts range from $97.00 to $150.00. On average, they anticipate Vulcan Materials' stock price to reach $131.4286 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 19.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Vulcan Materials.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Vulcan Materials?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Vulcan Materials in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." 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, Exec. VP and Chief Financial & Strategy Officer (Age 50)
  • Mr. Michael R. Mills, Chief Admin. Officer (Age 58)
  • Mr. Stanley G. Bass, Chief Growth Officer (Age 57)
  • Mr. Thompson S. Baker II, Sr. VP (Age 60)

Has Vulcan Materials been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about VMC stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Vulcan Materials earned a news and rumor sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern's scale. They also gave headlines about the construction company an impact score of 46.87 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. View Recent Headlines for Vulcan Materials.

Who are Vulcan Materials' major shareholders?

Vulcan Materials' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.69%), Morgan Stanley (4.63%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (2.22%), Third Point LLC (2.08%), Fred Alger Management Inc. (2.00%) and Janus Henderson Group PLC (1.85%). 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 Point72 Asset Management L.P., OppenheimerFunds Inc., Nokota Management LP, BlackRock Inc., Third Point LLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp and Bank of America Corp DE. 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, Fred Alger Management Inc., Millennium Management LLC, Artisan Partners Limited Partnership, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Selz Capital LLC, Korea Investment CORP and Sandler Capital Management. 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 $110.34.

How big of a company is Vulcan Materials?

Vulcan Materials has a market capitalization of $14.62 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 (NYSE VMC)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  381 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  314 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  695
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This page was last updated on 8/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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