Today’s top gainers include the company Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) which is in the industry General Building Materials, gaining 1.40% today. In the last week its performance is -1.87%, and 0.99% for the past quarter. Currently, Vulcan Materials Company, VMC has a target price of 129.09, so today’s gain of 1.40% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.49%.
Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC), has a market cap of 15715.99, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 88.70%.
At the current price of 118.33, it has a dividend yield of 0.69%, 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 43.11, as well as a forward P/E of 24.85.
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 25.69%. Since its IPO date on 1/5/1988, the total performance to date is 23.35%.
Volume today for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC), is 443765, while its average volume is 970.88. Whilst the total gain today was 1.40%, it did have a day high of -6.97%.
Volatility for this week has been at 1.95%, and 1.98% for the month. The 52-week low for Vulcan Materials Company, VMC has been 50.68%, while the 52-week-high has reached -6.97%.
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 1.94, and the P/S is 4.36, along with a P/B of 3.48. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 171.01.