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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 -0.40% today. In the last week its performance is 1.08%, and 13.29% for the past quarter. Currently, Vulcan Materials Company, VMC has a target price of 125.17, so today’s gain of -0.40% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.17%.

Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC), has a market cap of 16030.35, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 89.40%.

At the current price of 119.88, it has a dividend yield of 0.67%, and its target price is 125.17. This is with a profit margin of 7.90%, and total debt/equity of 0.45. Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) has a P/E of 55.94, as well as a forward P/E of 25.51.

With a current EPS of 2.14, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 34.07%,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 21.85%.

Performance for the year is 41.25%. Since its IPO date on 01/05/1988, the total performance to date is 26.71%.

Volume today for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC), is 1037189, while its average volume is 936.52. Whilst the total gain today was -0.40%, it did have a day high of -1.11%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.29%, and 1.85% for the month. The 52-week low for Vulcan Materials Company, VMC has been 52.65%, while the 52-week-high has reached -1.11%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 7.10%, and its return on assets is 3.40%. Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) has an operating margin of 17.00%. With a sales growth of 19.50% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Vulcan Materials Company, VMC is in the sector Industrial Goods, its long-term debt/equity is 0.45, and has a current ratio of 2.8 and 1.9 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Vulcan Materials Company? Well its PEG is 2.56, and the P/S is 4.52, along with a P/B of 3.63. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 83.53.

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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