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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 15895.29. It is in the General Building Materials industry and sector Industrial Goods, with a current P/E of 54.39, a forward P/E of 24.73 and EPS of 2.14. At a stock price of 118.69 (1.83%) it has a dividend yield of 0.69%.

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 34.62% and more long-term 22.30% 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 -6.27%. For the last month performance for Vulcan Materials Company is -2.77%. While the last quarter is 2.66% and half year, 34.60%. Finally for the year, performance is 30.76%.

The 52-week high for Vulcan Materials Company, is at -6.69%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 51.14%. The 20-day simple moving average is -0.83% and 13.71% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 2.72%, and for the month it is 1.79%. Vulcan Materials Company, has a target price of 127.82.

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 90.00%. Vulcan Materials Company has a payout ratio of 23.90%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 136.37. The shares float is 132.7, with the float short at 1.25%, with short ratio coming to 1.66.

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 127.82, 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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