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How has Vulcan Materials Company:(NYSE:VMC) performed recently?

Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE: VMC) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 16637.42. It is in the General Building Materials industry and sector Industrial Goods, with a current P/E of 58.32, a forward P/E of 26.5 and EPS of 2.14. At a stock price of 124.08 (-0.73%) it has a dividend yield of 0.64%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 32.90%, more recently this last year it has grown by 10.70%. The next year growth is going to be about 34.47% and more long-term 21.85% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 155.50%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 6.00% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 19.50%.

For performance, Vulcan Materials Company the past week has seen a gain of 0.81%. For the last month performance for Vulcan Materials Company is 9.56%. While the last quarter is 15.84% and half year, 49.65%. Finally for the year, performance is 37.15%.

The 52-week high for Vulcan Materials Company, is at -2.43%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 58.00%. The 20-day simple moving average is 5.28% and 20.82% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.36%, and for the month it is 1.90%. Vulcan Materials Company, has a target price of 125.17.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.45, and for total debt/equity Vulcan Materials Company has 0.45. The gross margin is 26.60%, while operating margin is 17.00%, the profit margin is 7.90%. The current ratio is 2.8 and the quick ratio is 1.9.

Insider ownership is at 0.10%, with instituitional ownership at 89.40%. Vulcan Materials Company has a payout ratio of 23.90%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 133.11. The shares float is 132.7, with the float short at 1.33%, with short ratio coming to 1.94.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Vulcan Materials Company, get 3.40%, with its returns on investment at 7.10%. Return on equity is 6.40%. So will the investors see the target price of 125.17, reached soon?

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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