Vulcan Materials Company (VMC) EPS Estimated At $1.16

October 13, 2017 - By Migdalia James

 Vulcan Materials Company (VMC) EPS Estimated At $1.16
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.95 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.22, from 1.17 in 2017Q1. It fall, as 44 investors sold Vulcan Materials Company shares while 183 reduced holdings. 63 funds opened positions while 153 raised stakes. 112.23 million shares or 1.83% more from 110.22 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.
Tarbox Family Office holds 58 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Morgan Stanley stated it has 0.01% in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC). Natl Asset Mgmt, New York-based fund reported 3,769 shares. Scout Invests Inc reported 143,259 shares or 0.53% of all its holdings. Cwm Ltd Com has invested 0% in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC). Chevy Chase Tru has 0.07% invested in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC). 41,338 were accumulated by Gulf Commercial Bank (Uk). Cutter & Co Brokerage reported 0.28% stake. First Eagle Investment Management Ltd Liability Corporation stated it has 800 shares. 3,204 were reported by Brown Advisory Incorporated. Regions Financial holds 0.79% or 534,515 shares in its portfolio. The Kentucky-based Kentucky Retirement System has invested 0.08% in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC). Folger Nolan Fleming Douglas Cap Management has invested 0.05% of its portfolio in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC). Raymond James & Assocs owns 0.01% invested in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) for 21,670 shares. D L Carlson Investment Grp Inc has 0.35% invested in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC).

Wall Street await Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) to release earnings on November, 1. Analysts forecast EPS of $1.16, up exactly $0.15 or 14.85 % from 2014’s $1.01 EPS. The expected VMC’s profit could reach $153.43 million giving the stock 25.06 P/E in the case that $1.16 earnings per share is reported. After posting $0.90 EPS for the previous quarter, Vulcan Materials Company’s analysts now forecast 28.89 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 1.28% or $1.51 during the last trading session, reaching $116.28. About 939,461 shares traded. Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) has risen 10.59% since October 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.11% the S&P500.

Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) Ratings Coverage

Among 13 analysts covering Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 69% are positive. Vulcan Materials Company had 29 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Buy” rating and $131 target in Monday, May 16 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) on Monday, October 9 with “Buy” rating. Jefferies maintained Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) on Monday, August 21 with “Hold” rating. Stephens upgraded Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) on Thursday, August 3 to “Overweight” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, June 8 by Goldman Sachs. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, July 24 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Bank of America on Wednesday, November 16. The company was initiated on Wednesday, October 11 by Jefferies. The stock of Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, August 17 by DA Davidson. As per Monday, June 19, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets.

Vulcan Materials Company is a supplier of construction aggregates and a producer of asphalt mix and ready-mixed concrete. The company has market cap of $15.38 billion. The Firm operates through four divisions: Aggregates, Asphalt Mix, Concrete and Calcium. It has a 36.65 P/E ratio. The Aggregates segment produces and sells aggregates (crushed stone, sand and gravel, sand, and other aggregates) and related services and products (transportation and other).

More recent Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) news were published by: Al.com which released: “After Vulcan Materials offers to buy Canadian company, higher offer comes in” on September 25, 2017. Also Prnewswire.com published the news titled: “Breakfast Technical Briefing on General Building Materials Stocks — Masco …” on October 06, 2017. Realmoney.Thestreet.com‘s news article titled: “Avoid Vulcan Materials in October” with publication date: October 04, 2017 was also an interesting one.

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