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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC)?

The company in question is, Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) currently with a stock price of 107.55 (-0.73% today). The market cap for Vulcan Materials Company is 14497.74, and is in the sector Industrial Goods, and General Building Materials industry. The target price for Vulcan Materials Company is 129.09. Currently Vulcan Materials Company is trading with a P/E of 39.73, and a forward P/E of 22.98. Average volume for Vulcan Materials Company is 1066.31 and so far today it is 1089600.

Performance in the last year for Vulcan Materials Company has been 9.40%. For EPS growth, Vulcan Materials Company has seen a growth of 10.70%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 36.99%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 32.90% over the last five years and could be 22.25% for the next five years. Vulcan Materials Company has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 6.90%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 153.20%. The 20-day simple moving average is -9.38%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 0.45%.

Since the IPO date for Vulcan Materials Company on the 1/5/1988, Vulcan Materials Company has seen performance year to date to be 13.87%. With Vulcan Materials Company trading at 107.55, the dividend yield is 0.74%, and the EPS is 2.71.

So could Vulcan Materials Company, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 39.73. The PEG is 1.79, P/S is 4.02 and the P/B is at 3.2. The P/cash is 157.76, with P/free cash flow at 119.82.

Vulcan Materials Company ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 3.1, and the quick ratio is 2. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.44, and total debt/equity at 0.44.

In terms of margins, Vulcan Materials Company has a gross margin of 27.80%, an operating margin of 18.40% and a profit margin of 9.90%.Payout ratio for Vulcan Materials Company is 22.50%. Return on assets come to 4.30% with return on investment coming to 7.10%.

Insider ownership for Vulcan Materials Company, is at 0.10% and institutional ownership comes to 88.50%. Outstanding shares are at 134.8. While shares float is 132.58. The float short is currently 1.66%, and short ratio is 2.07.

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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