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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 -1.80% today. In the last week its performance is 2.89%, and 4.47% for the past quarter. Currently, Vulcan Materials Company, VMC has a target price of 129.09, so today’s gain of -1.80% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.08%.

Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC), has a market cap of 16157.04, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 90.20%.

At the current price of 118.92, it has a dividend yield of 0.66%, 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 44.74, as well as a forward P/E of 25.77.

With a current EPS of 2.71, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 37.20%,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 25.24%. Since its IPO date on 1/5/1988, the total performance to date is 28.00%.

Volume today for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC), is 890749, while its average volume is 949.66. Whilst the total gain today was -1.80%, it did have a day high of -6.51%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.63%, and 1.80% for the month. The 52-week low for Vulcan Materials Company, VMC has been 51.43%, while the 52-week-high has reached -6.51%.

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 2.01, and the P/S is 4.48, along with a P/B of 3.61. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 175.81.

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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