NYSE:VMC

Vulcan Materials Competitors

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50-Day Range
$158.41
MA: $168.94
$174.75
52-Week Range
$88.60
Now: $175.67
$176.35
Volume546,074 shs
Average Volume797,330 shs
Market Capitalization$23.31 billion
P/E Ratio38.27
Dividend Yield0.85%
Beta0.6

Competitors

Vulcan Materials (NYSE:VMC) Vs. MLM, SQM, TECK, MDU, HL, and SUM

Should you be buying VMC stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the industry of "mining & quarrying of nonmetallic minerals, except fuels" are considered alternatives and competitors to Vulcan Materials, including Martin Marietta Materials (MLM), Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile (SQM), Teck Resources (TECK), MDU Resources Group (MDU), Hecla Mining (HL), and Summit Materials (SUM).

Vulcan Materials (NYSE:VMC) and Martin Marietta Materials (NYSE:MLM) are both large-cap construction companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, profitability, earnings, institutional ownership and valuation.

Volatility and Risk

Vulcan Materials has a beta of 0.6, meaning that its stock price is 40% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Martin Marietta Materials has a beta of 0.69, meaning that its stock price is 31% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

89.8% of Vulcan Materials shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 97.8% of Martin Marietta Materials shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.5% of Vulcan Materials shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.7% of Martin Marietta Materials shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Vulcan Materials and Martin Marietta Materials' revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Vulcan Materials$4.93 billion4.73$617.66 million$4.7037.38
Martin Marietta Materials$4.74 billion4.62$611.90 million$9.7436.10

Vulcan Materials has higher revenue and earnings than Martin Marietta Materials. Martin Marietta Materials is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Vulcan Materials, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

Vulcan Materials pays an annual dividend of $1.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. Martin Marietta Materials pays an annual dividend of $2.28 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. Vulcan Materials pays out 31.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Martin Marietta Materials pays out 23.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Vulcan Materials has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Martin Marietta Materials has increased its dividend for 5 consecutive years.

Profitability

This table compares Vulcan Materials and Martin Marietta Materials' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Vulcan Materials12.55%10.97%5.67%
Martin Marietta Materials14.38%12.22%6.48%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings for Vulcan Materials and Martin Marietta Materials, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Vulcan Materials014602.30
Martin Marietta Materials010902.47

Vulcan Materials currently has a consensus target price of $147.0556, suggesting a potential downside of 16.29%. Martin Marietta Materials has a consensus target price of $280.2222, suggesting a potential downside of 20.29%. Given Vulcan Materials' higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Vulcan Materials is more favorable than Martin Marietta Materials.

Summary

Martin Marietta Materials beats Vulcan Materials on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile (NYSE:SQM) and Vulcan Materials (NYSE:VMC) are both large-cap basic materials companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends, risk, institutional ownership and valuation.

Volatility and Risk

Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile has a beta of 0.96, suggesting that its share price is 4% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Vulcan Materials has a beta of 0.6, suggesting that its share price is 40% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

12.8% of Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 89.8% of Vulcan Materials shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.5% of Vulcan Materials shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile and Vulcan Materials' top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile$1.94 billion7.46$278.11 million$1.0651.98
Vulcan Materials$4.93 billion4.73$617.66 million$4.7037.38

Vulcan Materials has higher revenue and earnings than Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile. Vulcan Materials is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile pays an annual dividend of $0.29 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.5%. Vulcan Materials pays an annual dividend of $1.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile pays out 27.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Vulcan Materials pays out 31.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Vulcan Materials has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Vulcan Materials is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Profitability

This table compares Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile and Vulcan Materials' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile9.26%9.93%4.36%
Vulcan Materials12.55%10.97%5.67%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile and Vulcan Materials, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile10402.60
Vulcan Materials014602.30

Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile currently has a consensus price target of $53.50, suggesting a potential downside of 2.90%. Vulcan Materials has a consensus price target of $147.0556, suggesting a potential downside of 16.29%. Given Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile is more favorable than Vulcan Materials.

Summary

Vulcan Materials beats Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Teck Resources (NYSE:TECK) and Vulcan Materials (NYSE:VMC) are both large-cap basic materials companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends, risk, institutional ownership and valuation.

Dividends

Teck Resources pays an annual dividend of $0.15 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.7%. Vulcan Materials pays an annual dividend of $1.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. Teck Resources pays out 6.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Vulcan Materials pays out 31.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Teck Resources has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Vulcan Materials has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Volatility and Risk

Teck Resources has a beta of 1.27, suggesting that its share price is 27% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Vulcan Materials has a beta of 0.6, suggesting that its share price is 40% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Teck Resources and Vulcan Materials, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Teck Resources071002.59
Vulcan Materials014602.30

Teck Resources currently has a consensus price target of $25.60, suggesting a potential upside of 15.16%. Vulcan Materials has a consensus price target of $147.0556, suggesting a potential downside of 16.29%. Given Teck Resources' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Teck Resources is more favorable than Vulcan Materials.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Teck Resources and Vulcan Materials' top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Teck Resources$8.99 billion1.29$-455,930,000.00$2.2210.01
Vulcan Materials$4.93 billion4.73$617.66 million$4.7037.38

Vulcan Materials has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Teck Resources. Teck Resources is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Vulcan Materials, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

47.1% of Teck Resources shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 89.8% of Vulcan Materials shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.5% of Vulcan Materials shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Teck Resources and Vulcan Materials' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Teck Resources-14.37%2.49%1.38%
Vulcan Materials12.55%10.97%5.67%

Summary

Vulcan Materials beats Teck Resources on 10 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Vulcan Materials (NYSE:VMC) and MDU Resources Group (NYSE:MDU) are both construction companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, institutional ownership and profitability.

Dividends

Vulcan Materials pays an annual dividend of $1.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. MDU Resources Group pays an annual dividend of $0.85 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.6%. Vulcan Materials pays out 31.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. MDU Resources Group pays out 50.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Vulcan Materials has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and MDU Resources Group has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Risk & Volatility

Vulcan Materials has a beta of 0.6, indicating that its stock price is 40% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, MDU Resources Group has a beta of 0.71, indicating that its stock price is 29% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Vulcan Materials and MDU Resources Group, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Vulcan Materials014602.30
MDU Resources Group02102.33

Vulcan Materials currently has a consensus price target of $147.0556, suggesting a potential downside of 16.29%. MDU Resources Group has a consensus price target of $28.3333, suggesting a potential downside of 13.75%. Given MDU Resources Group's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe MDU Resources Group is more favorable than Vulcan Materials.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Vulcan Materials and MDU Resources Group's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Vulcan Materials$4.93 billion4.73$617.66 million$4.7037.38
MDU Resources Group$5.34 billion1.24$335.45 million$1.6919.44

Vulcan Materials has higher earnings, but lower revenue than MDU Resources Group. MDU Resources Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Vulcan Materials, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

89.8% of Vulcan Materials shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 67.4% of MDU Resources Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.5% of Vulcan Materials shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.9% of MDU Resources Group shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Vulcan Materials and MDU Resources Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Vulcan Materials12.55%10.97%5.67%
MDU Resources Group6.75%12.87%4.73%

Summary

Vulcan Materials beats MDU Resources Group on 9 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Vulcan Materials (NYSE:VMC) and Hecla Mining (NYSE:HL) are both construction companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, institutional ownership and profitability.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

89.8% of Vulcan Materials shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 57.0% of Hecla Mining shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.5% of Vulcan Materials shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.8% of Hecla Mining shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Vulcan Materials and Hecla Mining, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Vulcan Materials014602.30
Hecla Mining04302.43

Vulcan Materials currently has a consensus price target of $147.0556, suggesting a potential downside of 16.29%. Hecla Mining has a consensus price target of $6.2417, suggesting a potential downside of 2.17%. Given Hecla Mining's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Hecla Mining is more favorable than Vulcan Materials.

Dividends

Vulcan Materials pays an annual dividend of $1.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. Hecla Mining pays an annual dividend of $0.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. Vulcan Materials pays out 31.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Hecla Mining pays out -30.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Vulcan Materials has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Hecla Mining has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Profitability

This table compares Vulcan Materials and Hecla Mining's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Vulcan Materials12.55%10.97%5.67%
Hecla Mining-3.51%0.95%0.60%

Risk & Volatility

Vulcan Materials has a beta of 0.6, indicating that its stock price is 40% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Hecla Mining has a beta of 2.14, indicating that its stock price is 114% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Vulcan Materials and Hecla Mining's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Vulcan Materials$4.93 billion4.73$617.66 million$4.7037.38
Hecla Mining$673.27 million5.07$-99,560,000.00($0.13)-49.08

Vulcan Materials has higher revenue and earnings than Hecla Mining. Hecla Mining is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Vulcan Materials, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Vulcan Materials beats Hecla Mining on 10 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Vulcan Materials (NYSE:VMC) and Summit Materials (NYSE:SUM) are both construction companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, risk, earnings and institutional ownership.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

89.8% of Vulcan Materials shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.5% of Vulcan Materials shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.5% of Summit Materials shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Vulcan Materials and Summit Materials' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Vulcan Materials12.55%10.97%5.67%
Summit Materials6.12%9.41%3.36%

Risk and Volatility

Vulcan Materials has a beta of 0.6, suggesting that its share price is 40% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Summit Materials has a beta of 1.37, suggesting that its share price is 37% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Vulcan Materials and Summit Materials' gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Vulcan Materials$4.93 billion4.73$617.66 million$4.7037.38
Summit Materials$2.22 billion1.52$61.12 million$0.9431.32

Vulcan Materials has higher revenue and earnings than Summit Materials. Summit Materials is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Vulcan Materials, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings for Vulcan Materials and Summit Materials, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Vulcan Materials014602.30
Summit Materials12712.73

Vulcan Materials presently has a consensus price target of $147.0556, indicating a potential downside of 16.29%. Summit Materials has a consensus price target of $22.20, indicating a potential downside of 24.59%. Given Vulcan Materials' higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Vulcan Materials is more favorable than Summit Materials.

Summary

Vulcan Materials beats Summit Materials on 10 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.


Vulcan Materials Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Martin Marietta Materials logo
MLM
Martin Marietta Materials
1.8$351.57+1.0%$21.90 billion$4.74 billion32.86Analyst Revision
Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile logo
SQM
Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile
1.4$55.10+1.8%$14.50 billion$1.94 billion88.87Increase in Short Interest
News Coverage
Teck Resources logo
TECK
Teck Resources
2.1$22.23+0.3%$11.64 billion$8.99 billion-12.49Increase in Short Interest
Analyst Revision
MDU Resources Group logo
MDU
MDU Resources Group
1.9$32.85+0.9%$6.61 billion$5.34 billion17.66
Hecla Mining logo
HL
Hecla Mining
1.4$6.38+2.2%$3.42 billion$673.27 million-127.60Decrease in Short Interest
Gap Down
Summit Materials logo
SUM
Summit Materials
1.3$29.44+0.2%$3.38 billion$2.22 billion24.53
Compass Minerals International logo
CMP
Compass Minerals International
1.5$67.30+1.0%$2.29 billion$1.49 billion28.04
Piedmont Lithium logo
PLL
Piedmont Lithium
0.9$65.07+3.3%$1.02 billionN/A-95.69Analyst Downgrade
U.S. Silica logo
SLCA
U.S. Silica
1.2$11.96+2.1%$888.70 million$1.47 billion-2.14News Coverage
Gap Down
United States Lime & Minerals logo
USLM
United States Lime & Minerals
1.0$146.00+0.9%$825.34 million$158.28 million31.74
Intrepid Potash logo
IPI
Intrepid Potash
0.8$30.43+1.8%$409.34 million$220.07 million-16.19Analyst Downgrade
Gap Down
Ciner Resources logo
CINR
Ciner Resources
0.9$13.09+1.2%$258.74 million$522.80 million15.77Increase in Short Interest
News Coverage
Smart Sand logo
SND
Smart Sand
1.0$2.49+1.2%$108.09 million$233.07 million2.28Analyst Upgrade
News Coverage
This page was last updated on 4/18/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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