Vale S.A. ADR (VALE): Price and Financial Metrics

Vale S.A. ADR (VALE): $14.49

-0.33 (-2.23%)

POWR Rating

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  • Quality is the dimension where VALE ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 98.36% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for VALE is in Momentum, which has been heading down over the past 48 weeks.
  • VALE's current lowest rank is in the Momentum metric (where it is better than 11.37% of US stocks).

VALE Stock Summary

  • Vale SA's market capitalization of $76,025,280,160 is ahead of 96.56% of US-listed equities.
  • Of note is the ratio of Vale SA's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; merely 2.92% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • As for revenue growth, note that VALE's revenue has grown 45.58% over the past 12 months; that beats the revenue growth of 85.08% of US companies in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Vale SA, a group of peers worth examining would be IBN, BTI, D, PTR, and DUK.
  • Visit VALE's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

VALE Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Basic Materials stock, VALE's price/earnings ratio is 1.01% higher, now standing at 20.1.
  • Over the past 237 months, VALE's price/sales ratio has gone down 0.3.
  • VALE's EV/EBIT ratio has moved up 2.1 over the prior 237 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for VALE.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
VALE 2021-09-03 2.4 2.7 20.1 12.7
VALE 2021-09-02 2.4 2.7 20.0 12.7
VALE 2021-09-01 2.4 2.7 20.1 12.7
VALE 2021-08-31 2.4 2.7 20.0 12.7
VALE 2021-08-30 2.5 2.8 20.3 12.9
VALE 2021-08-27 2.5 2.8 20.4 12.9

VALE Growth Metrics

  • The 4 year price growth rate now stands at 81.2%.
  • Its 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 47.87%.
  • The 5 year revenue growth rate now stands at 56.27%.
Over the past 12 months, VALE's revenue has gone up $2,448,000,000.

The table below shows VALE's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2020-12-31 40,018 17,030 4,881
2019-12-31 37,570 15,608 -1,683
2018-12-31 36,575 12,901 6,860
2017-12-31 33,967 12,450 5,507
2016-12-31 27,488 10,555 3,982
2015-12-31 25,609 4,491 -12,129

VALE's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • VALE has a Quality Grade of A, ranking ahead of 98.36% of graded US stocks.
  • VALE's asset turnover comes in at 0.436 -- ranking 15th of 42 Non-Metallic and Industrial Metal Mining stocks.
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The table below shows VALE's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2020-12-31 0.436 0.524 0.107
2019-12-31 0.418 0.436 0.018
2018-12-31 0.390 0.396 0.097
2017-12-31 0.343 0.381 0.128
2016-12-31 0.293 0.358 0.124
2015-12-31 0.250 0.199 0.013

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VALE Price/Volume Stats

Current price $14.49 52-week high $23.17
Prev. close $14.82 52-week low $10.29
Day low $14.40 Volume 35,663,700
Day high $14.76 Avg. volume 29,124,570
50-day MA $19.53 Dividend yield 21.26%
200-day MA $19.25 Market Cap 74.31B

Vale S.A. ADR (VALE) Company Bio

Vale S.A engages in the research, production, and sale of iron ore and pellets, nickel, fertilizer, copper, coal, manganese, ferroalloys, cobalt, platinum group metals, and precious metals in Brazil and internationally. The company was founded in 1942 and is based in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Latest VALE News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Vale SA that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate VALE as an investment opportunity.

Vale, John Elliott, one of the countrys great characters

To some, John Elliott will be remembered as a brilliant star who exploded across the corporate firmament during the 1970s and 1980s. Others will look upon him less favourably.

Brisbane Times | September 23, 2021

Andrew Forrests Fortescue Metals Group poaches new iron ore boss Dino Otranto from rival producer Vale

Fortescue Metals Group has tapped a new chief operating officer for its iron ore empire from rival producer Vale.

The West Australian | September 22, 2021

Iron ore: Why this left-for-dead metal could rocket, and 4 easy ways to buy it

Big declines in iron ore prices are creating exciting opportunities for investors.

Yahoo | September 22, 2021

VALE S.A. (VALE) Gains As Market Dips: What You Should Know

VALE S.A. (VALE) closed at $15.88 in the latest trading session, marking a +1.4% move from the prior day.

Yahoo | September 21, 2021

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Rio Tinto, BHP Group, Vale and Fortescue Metals Group

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Rio Tinto, BHP Group, Vale and Fortescue Metals Group

Yahoo | September 21, 2021

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VALE Price Returns

1-mo -14.80%
3-mo -29.49%
6-mo -3.86%
1-year 58.48%
3-year 18.75%
5-year 255.39%
YTD 1.56%
2020 29.89%
2019 2.31%
2018 11.26%
2017 66.28%
2016 132.77%

VALE Dividends

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Vale SA (VALE) Stock Price | Nasdaq
Vale SA (VALE) Stock Quote, History and News - Yahoo Finance
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