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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 16000.94. It is in the General Building Materials industry and sector Industrial Goods, with a current P/E of 55.84, a forward P/E of 25.46 and EPS of 2.14. At a stock price of 119.66 (-0.18%) 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 34.07% 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 5.11%. For the last month performance for Vulcan Materials Company is 3.42%. While the last quarter is 13.55% and half year, 29.97%. Finally for the year, performance is 40.20%.

The 52-week high for Vulcan Materials Company, is at -1.30%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 52.37%. The 20-day simple moving average is 3.91% and 18.28% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.72%, and for the month it is 1.84%. 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 133.72. The shares float is 132.7, with the float short at 1.24%, with short ratio coming to 1.77.

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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