Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) went down by -0.06% during the previous trading session, and it is maintaining the win ahead of Tuesday’s trading session. The share price of the Building Materials giant went up by $119.64 to trade ended Tuesday trading at $119.71. This is down from the $119.71 price recorded on Monday’s trading session. Thanks to this latest performance, VMC is closer to the higher price 52-week target of $160.00 and further from the lowest price target of $102.00. Its performance from the start of the year has also been negative, with VMC down by -16.91% year-to-date.
Vulcan Materials Company (VMC) started the day trading at $121.45 and recorded an intraday high of $121.71. It also recorded an intraday low of $118.7828 during Tuesday’s trading session. Vulcan Materials Company is a very active stock that recorded a trading volume that is less than -92.1% of the average daily trading volume on Tuesday. The stock’s trading volume on Tuesday was 817279, which is less than -92.1 of the total average daily trading volume of 1.57 million.
Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) 2020 Performance Impressive
The increase in VMC’s stock price on Tuesday saw its overall performance boost over the past few months. We can quantify the performance of the stock so far this year using a few metrics. The 52-week high price of VMC currently stands at $152.49, which is higher than the current trading price of the stock by 21.54%. However, VMC’s current trading price is -82.49% lower than the 52-week low price of $65.56. In terms of trading volume, Vulcan Materials Company currently experienced healthy participation during the last trading session. 817279 shares of Vulcan Materials Company were traded on the stock exchange on Tuesday, which is less than -92.1% of the 1.57 million average trading volume of the stock.
The performance of the stock has been positive over the past year. VMC’s performance over the past one year has seen it plunge by -11.01%, while the stock has gone down by -15.61% in the last six months. The quarterly performance of VMC currently stands at 40.03%, and it is up by 19.83% in the last month. The only negative figure was from the weekly performance, which currently reads -2.85%. At the time of writing VMC’s report, the company has a total market cap of $15.97B, making it one of the largest publicly-traded companies in the world.Vulcan Materials Company also has over 8767 employees all over the world.
VMC Insider Activities
For Vulcan Materials Company, insiders hold 92.70% of all company shares. The insider transactions over the past six months are up by 20.70%. During that period, insiders bought 32,930 shares in 7 transactions. In that same period, insiders sold 10,447 of their shares in 5 transactions. After these transactions, insiders at Vulcan Materials Company now hold 246.33k shares, which is over 94.65% of the total company stocks. Institutional investors currently hold a large chunk of the VMC shares, as they control 0.19% of the company’s total stock.
VMC Fundamental Analysis
For Vulcan Materials Company, the stock’s diluted earnings per share (EPS) stands at 4.64. In the coming year, analysts expect the EPS to be 4.75. The EPS growth will up over the next five years to 7.56% after surging by 24.50% in the previous five years. In terms of revenue, Vulcan Materials Company’s quarterly sales (YOY) is growing at 1.34, which is lower than the average annual revenue of 24.50% over the past half a decade.
The Return on Investment (ROI) on Vulcan Materials Company’s stock currently stands at 8.80%, and it has a net profit margin of 12.30%. The operating margin of the company is 17.80%, and its gross margin is 25.40%.
VMC Analysts Prediction
Analysts at Stephens believe that VMC is Equal-Weight, and they have a price target of between $177 and $150. Citigroup and Deutsche Bank also believe that Vulcan Materials Company’s stock is outperforming at the moment.
At the moment, Vulcan Materials Company’s Total Debt to Equity ratio stands at 0.50, and they have a long-term Debt to Equity ratio of 0.50.
VMC Technical Analysis
The Simple Moving Average (SMA) is one of the most powerful technical indicators. The 20-day Simple Moving Average of VMC currently stands at 3.52%, while the SMA50 is 9.75%. The biggest one is the SMA200, which is currently reading -7.24% ahead of Tuesday’s trading session. The Relative Strength Index of this stock is 57.54, while its price to earnings ratio (P/E) is 25.81.