Vulcan Materials has a fifty-two week low of $108.95 and a fifty-two week high of $136.82. The stock presently has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $143.00.
Analysts await Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) to report earnings on February, 6.
Vulcan Materials (NYSE:VMC)'s stock had its "hold" rating reiterated by stock analysts at Jefferies Group in a report issued on Wednesday. Citigroup maintained the shares of VMC in report on Monday, October 9 with "Buy" rating. The stock has "Overweight" rating by Stephens on Thursday, August 3. The company was maintained on Sunday, November 26 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. On Thursday, November 2 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Hold". The stock has "Buy" rating by Argus Research on Friday, August 14. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, October 26 by Suntrust Robinson. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. Boeing had 90 analyst reports since August 26, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Outperform" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Tuesday, October 27. Bank of America downgraded Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) on Wednesday, November 16 to "Neutral" rating. Robert W. Baird maintained the shares of BA in report on Tuesday, January 16 with "Buy" rating. The firm has "Buy" rating by Needham given on Tuesday, October 27. As per Thursday, June 23, the company rating was initiated by Morgan Stanley. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 45,351 shares of the company's stock, valued at $6,043,020.75. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, January 25 by FBR Capital. Jefferies maintained Ecolab Inc.
Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Co holds 5.68% of its portfolio in AllianceBernstein Holding L.P. for 1.59 million shares. Thompson Siegel And Walmsley Limited Liability Company reported 0% stake. Cadence Design Systems, Inc. The company has market cap of $2.54 billion. It operates in five divisions: Commercial Airplanes, Boeing Military Aircraft, Network & Space Systems, Global Services & Support, and Boeing Capital. Return on Assets (ROA) value of the stock is 4.5 Percent. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources.
In other news, insider Michael R. Mills sold 3,738 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, January 17th. $653,421 worth of Terex Corporation (NYSE:TEX) shares were sold by Hegarty Kieran. About 268,225 shares traded. WILKE JEFFREY A had sold 2,800 shares worth $2.67 million. (NYSE:VZ) for 2.17 million shares. Overall, 4.09 Million shares exchanged hands versus its average volume of $2.94 Million. The stock increased 1.75% or $0.9 during the last trading session, reaching $52.62. About 9.70M shares traded or 167.94% up from the average. It has outperformed by 15.56% the S&P500.
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.81 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.05, from 0.68 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 31 investors sold ECL shares while 274 reduced holdings. 127 funds opened positions while 657 raised stakes. About 915,910 shares traded. Wealth Architects Ltd Company holds 11,597 shares. Middleton & Ma reported 33,803 shares. (NYSE:VZ) for 126,661 shares. American & owns 0.01% invested in Ecolab Inc. Amp Investors has 347,368 shares. Ny State Common Retirement Fund holds 446,488 shares. (NYSE:ECL). A D Beadell Counsel has invested 0.46% in Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL). Tortoise Advsrs Ltd Llc holds 0% or 32 shares in its portfolio. Estabrook Capital Mngmt has invested 0.01% in The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA). Glg Prns LP has 2,233 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Natixis owns 2,861 shares.
Vulcan Materials Company is a supplier of construction aggregates (primarily crushed stone, sand and gravel) and a producer of asphalt mix and ready-mixed concrete. The company has market cap of $1.60 billion. The Company has four segments organized around its principal product lines: Aggregates, Asphalt Mix, Concrete and Calcium. The firm has a market capitalization of $17,800.00, a PE ratio of 45.93, a PEG ratio of 1.99 and a beta of 0.87. The stock increased 0.91% or $1.2169 during the last trading session, reaching $134.9069. Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) has risen 10.59% since January 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.29% the S&P500.
COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: "Analysts Offer Predictions for Vulcan Materials' Q1 2018 Earnings (VMC)" was first published by Dispatch Tribunal and is the sole property of of Dispatch Tribunal. They expect $0.76 EPS, up 10.14% or $0.07 from last year's $0.69 per share. VMC's profit will be $100.54 million for 44.27 P/E if the $0.76 EPS becomes a reality. After having $1.04 EPS previously, Vulcan Materials Company's analysts see -26.92% EPS growth.
Investors sentiment increased to 1.06 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.10, from 1.36 in 2017Q2. 55 funds opened positions while 163 raised stakes. 279.77 million shares or 1.91% less from 285.20 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Harvey Capital owns 40,625 shares. Agf Incorporated has invested 0.56% in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC). Cornerstone Advisors Inc owns 286,991 shares or 0.89% of their U.S. portfolio. Chevy Chase Trust Hldg accumulated 116,366 shares. Price T Rowe Assocs Md has invested 0.19% in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC). Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 89.04% of the company's stock. Moreover, Ubs Asset Mngmt Americas Incorporated has 0.04% invested in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) for 355,223 shares. Liberty Mutual Asset Mngmt Inc reported 0.04% in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC). (NYSE:ECL). Noesis Cap Mangement accumulated 53,602 shares.
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