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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 1.87% today. In the last week its performance is -1.38%, and -1.47% for the past quarter. Currently, Vulcan Materials Company, VMC has a target price of 129.09, so today’s gain of 1.87% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.94%.

Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC), has a market cap of 15273.81, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 88.60%.

At the current price of 114.48, it has a dividend yield of 0.70%, and its target price is 129.09. This is with a profit margin of 9.90%, and total debt/equity of 0.44. Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) has a P/E of 42.29, as well as a forward P/E of 24.39.

With a current EPS of 2.71, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 37.30%,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 22.25%.

Performance for the year is 18.26%. Since its IPO date on 1/5/1988, the total performance to date is 21.21%.

Volume today for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC), is 899400, while its average volume is 975.68. Whilst the total gain today was 1.87%, it did have a day high of -9.85%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.83%, and 1.94% for the month. The 52-week low for Vulcan Materials Company, VMC has been 46.03%, while the 52-week-high has reached -9.85%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 7.10%, and its return on assets is 4.30%. Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) has an operating margin of 18.40%. With a sales growth of 6.90% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Vulcan Materials Company, VMC is in the sector Industrial Goods, its long-term debt/equity is 0.44, and has a current ratio of 3.1 and 2 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Vulcan Materials Company? Well its PEG is 1.9, and the P/S is 4.23, along with a P/B of 3.41. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 166.2.

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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