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

Vale S.A. ADR (VALE): $13.75

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VALE Price/Volume Stats

Current price $13.75 52-week high $19.31
Prev. close $13.65 52-week low $12.22
Day low $13.74 Volume 16,408,500
Day high $13.99 Avg. volume 22,295,703
50-day MA $13.65 Dividend yield 4.84%
200-day MA $15.09 Market Cap 61.64B

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  • Quality is the dimension where VALE ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 95.54% of US stocks.
  • VALE's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving down over the last 179 days.
  • VALE ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 9th percentile.

VALE Stock Summary

  • VALE has a market capitalization of $67,430,127,332 -- more than approximately 96.64% of US stocks.
  • With a price/earnings ratio of 3.59, VALE SA P/E ratio is greater than that of about only 4.06% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • Of note is the ratio of VALE SA's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; merely 7.44% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to VALE, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are PCAR, OXY, MELI, EQNR, and TAK.
  • VALE's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit VALE SA's official web site, go to

VALE Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Basic Materials stock, VALE's price/earnings ratio is 78.59% lower, now standing at 3.5.
  • VALE's price/sales ratio has moved down 2.2 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for VALE.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
VALE 2023-09-06 1.5 1.8 3.5 3.4
VALE 2023-09-05 1.5 1.8 3.5 3.4
VALE 2023-09-01 1.5 1.9 3.6 3.5
VALE 2023-08-31 1.4 1.8 3.3 3.3
VALE 2023-08-30 1.5 1.8 3.4 3.3
VALE 2023-08-29 1.5 1.8 3.4 3.3

VALE Growth Metrics

    The 5 year revenue growth rate now stands at 17.81%.
  • The 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at -11.37%.
  • The 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 133.18%.
Over the past 49 months, VALE's revenue has gone up $20,535,000,000.

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
2021-12-31 54,502 33,414 22,445
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

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 98.37% of graded US stocks.
  • VALE's asset turnover comes in at 0.436 -- ranking 17th 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

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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Yahoo | September 19, 2023

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VALE S.A. (VALE) Dips More Than Broader Markets: What You Should Know

VALE S.A. (VALE) closed the most recent trading day at $13.60, moving -0.66% from the previous trading session.

Yahoo | September 12, 2023

Iron Ore Giant Vale Says China Property Outlook Is More Encouraging

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VALE Price Returns

1-mo 7.93%
3-mo 1.37%
6-mo -9.67%
1-year 10.85%
3-year 68.40%
5-year 26.18%
YTD -15.08%
2022 29.63%
2021 -1.97%
2020 29.89%
2019 2.31%
2018 11.26%

VALE Dividends

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