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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) from Industrial Goods

Today’s top gainers include the company Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) which is in the industry General Building Materials, gaining 1.39% today. In the last week its performance is -7.28%, and 2.97% for the past quarter. Currently, Vulcan Materials Company, VMC has a target price of 127.82, so today’s gain of 1.39% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.32%.

Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC), has a market cap of 16050.75, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 90.00%.

At the current price of 119.34, it has a dividend yield of 0.68%, and its target price is 127.82. This is with a profit margin of 7.90%, and total debt/equity of 0.45. Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) has a P/E of 54.92, as well as a forward P/E of 24.97.

With a current EPS of 2.14, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 34.62%,Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 32.90%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 22.30%.

Performance for the year is 21.51%. Since its IPO date on 1/5/1988, the total performance to date is 24.41%.

Volume today for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC), is 397778, while its average volume is 946.44. Whilst the total gain today was 1.39%, it did have a day high of -6.18%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.86%, and 1.79% for the month. The 52-week low for Vulcan Materials Company, VMC has been 51.97%, while the 52-week-high has reached -6.18%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 7.10%, and its return on assets is 3.40%. Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) has an operating margin of 17.00%. With a sales growth of 19.50% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Vulcan Materials Company, VMC is in the sector Industrial Goods, its long-term debt/equity is 0.45, and has a current ratio of 2.8 and 1.9 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Vulcan Materials Company? Well its PEG is 2.46, and the P/S is 4.53, along with a P/B of 3.56. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 83.64.

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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