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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 16086.33. It is in the General Building Materials industry and sector Industrial Goods, with a current P/E of 44.13, a forward P/E of 25.43 and EPS of 2.71. At a stock price of 120 (0.46%) it has a dividend yield of 0.67%.

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 37.30% and more long-term 22.25% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 153.20%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 6.00% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 6.90%.

For performance, Vulcan Materials Company the past week has seen a gain of 1.39%. For the last month performance for Vulcan Materials Company is -4.37%. While the last quarter is 0.44% and half year, 23.12%. Finally for the year, performance is 36.10%.

The 52-week high for Vulcan Materials Company, is at -5.50%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 53.07%. The 20-day simple moving average is -0.01% and 13.07% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 2.13%, and for the month it is 2.06%. Vulcan Materials Company, has a target price of 129.09.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.44, and for total debt/equity Vulcan Materials Company has 0.44. The gross margin is 27.80%, while operating margin is 18.40%, the profit margin is 9.90%. The current ratio is 3.1 and the quick ratio is 2.

Insider ownership is at 0.10%, with instituitional ownership at 88.70%. Vulcan Materials Company has a payout ratio of 22.50%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 134.67. The shares float is 132.58, with the float short at 1.23%, with short ratio coming to 1.69.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Vulcan Materials Company, get 4.30%, with its returns on investment at 7.10%. Return on equity is 8.00%. So will the investors see the target price of 129.09, 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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