Today’s top gainers include the company Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) which is in the industry General Building Materials, gaining -1.26% today. In the last week its performance is -0.36%, and -1.56% for the past quarter. Currently, Vulcan Materials Company, VMC has a target price of 129.09, so today’s gain of -1.26% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.23%.
Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC), has a market cap of 15644.1, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 88.60%.
At the current price of 116.08, 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 42.88, as well as a forward P/E of 24.73.
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 27.54%. Since its IPO date on 1/5/1988, the total performance to date is 22.91%.
Volume today for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC), is 849017, while its average volume is 976.05. Whilst the total gain today was -1.26%, it did have a day high of -8.59%.
Volatility for this week has been at 2.19%, and 2.18% for the month. The 52-week low for Vulcan Materials Company, VMC has been 48.07%, while the 52-week-high has reached -8.59%.
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 1.93, and the P/S is 4.34, along with a P/B of 3.46. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 170.23.