Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE: VMC), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 15377.57. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Vulcan Materials Company is 115.56 (with a change from open of 0.39%), this in conjunction with a target price of 129.09. Volume today has so far reached 1928600, with an average volume of about 1090.32. The GAP for this stock, is 0.87%.
The P/E ratio is 42.69, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 24.69. The current EPS for Vulcan Materials Company, is 2.71, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of 10.70%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 22.36%.
Looking further into the growth statistics for Vulcan Materials Company, EPS is looking like it will grow 36.99% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 22.25%. Quarter over quarter is 153.20% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 6.90%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been 32.90%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 6.00%.
Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.10% and institutional ownership is 88.60%. Shares outstanding is 133.07, while shares float is at a value of 132.59. Float short for Vulcan Materials Company is 1.66% and the short ratio is 2.02.
In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.44, while the total debt/equity comes to 0.44. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 3.1, and the quick ratio is 2. The most recent gross margin is 27.80% and their operating margin is 18.40%. The profit margin is 9.90%.
Vulcan Materials Company has seen returns on assets of 4.30%, and on investment, 7.10%. Return on equity is 8.00%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 1.92. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 4.26, with Price/book ratio coming to 3.44 and Price/cash is 167.33, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 127.09.
The simple moving averages are -1.05% and 7.46% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -8.99% and the 52 week low is 47.41%.
Vulcan Materials Company has a dividend yield of 0.69%, with a current price of 115.56. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 22.50%. This is in an industry, General Building Materials, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Industrial Goods. Vulcan Materials Company is based in USA.
Performance in the General Building Materials industry means that Vulcan Materials Company has seen performance for the past week of 5.09%, with performance for the month coming to -1.10%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of -2.44%, and for the half year the performance is 36.60%. Volatility for this week is 2.57% and for the month this is 2.34%.
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