Vulcan Materials Co (VMC)

VMC (NYSE:Materials & Construction) EQUITY
neg -2.00
Today's Range: 114.05 - 116.01 | VMC Avg Daily Volume: 1,154,200
Last Update: 08/17/17 - 3:59 PM EDT
Volume: 756,658
YTD Performance: -7.24%
Open: $115.41
Previous Close: $116.09
52 Week Range: $105.71 - $138.18
Oustanding Shares: 132,274,995
Market Cap: 15,424,587,167
6-Month Chart
TheStreet Ratings Grade for VMC
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Analysts Ratings
Historical Rec Current 1 Mo. Ago 2 Mo. Ago 3 Mo. Ago
Strong Buy 3 2 2 2
Moderate Buy 0 0 0 0
Hold 2 3 3 3
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 1.80 2.20 2.20 2.20
Latest Dividend: 0.25
Latest Dividend Yield: 0.86%
Dividend Ex-Date: 08/21/17
Price Earnings Ratio: 38.61
Price Earnings Comparisons:
VMC Sector Avg. S&P 500
38.61 35.80 36.10
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
-9.54% -1.64% 88.86%
Revenue 5.00 0.30 0.09
Net Income 89.70 19.40 1.70
EPS 89.60 15.60 1.53
Earnings for VMC:
Revenue 3.59B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (09/17) Qtr (12/17) FY (12/17) FY (12/18)
Average Estimate $1.16 $0.94 $3.32 $4.92
Number of Analysts 4 3 4 4
High Estimate $1.45 $1.04 $3.77 $5.29
Low Estimate $1.01 $0.88 $3.15 $4.50
Prior Year $1.01 $0.69 $2.86 $3.32
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 15.10% 35.75% 15.91% 48.49%
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The markets have become too enthusiastic, and now it's time to pay for it.
A close below $115 could mean that prices retest the September/October lows.
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