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

Vale S.A. ADR (VALE): $17.21

0.49 (+2.93%)

POWR Rating

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  • Quality is the dimension where VALE ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 95.7% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for VALE is in Sentiment, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • VALE's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 14.08% of US stocks).

VALE Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $102,341,723,293, Vale SA has a greater market value than 97.45% of US stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of Vale SA's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; merely 2.79% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -23.29%, Vale SA's debt growth rate surpasses only 17.48% of about US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to VALE, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are PTR, EQNR, PBR, COP, 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

    Its 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 32.01%.
  • The 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 72.45%.
  • Its year over year revenue growth rate is now at 6.52%.
Over the past 37 months, VALE's revenue has gone up $6,051,000,000.

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

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

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VALE Price/Volume Stats

Current price $17.21 52-week high $23.17
Prev. close $16.72 52-week low $11.16
Day low $17.09 Volume 35,745,898
Day high $17.40 Avg. volume 37,183,480
50-day MA $18.00 Dividend yield 8.43%
200-day MA $16.19 Market Cap 86.03B

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 tops Q4 profit expectations on forex gains

Vale (NYSE:VALE) +0.6% post-market after reporting Q4 net profit surged to $5.4B, beating analysts forecasts of $4.7B, helped by accounting gains from the reclassification of cumulative foreign exchange gains, as reported by Reuters. The gains were partially offset by higher expenses related to the 2019 Brumadinho dam disaster, including an...

Seeking Alpha | February 25, 2022

Brazil’s Vale maintains ‘positive’ outlook for iron ore, nickel prices

By Peter Frontini SAO PAULO (Reuters) -Brazilian miner Vale SA on Thursday said it maintained "positive" expectations for the price of iron ore and nickel in the long term, two of its key products,

One America News | February 24, 2022

Brazil''s Vale maintains ''positive'' outlook for iron ore, nickel prices

Brazilian miner Vale SA on Thursday said it maintained "positive" expectations for the price of iron ore and nickel in the long term, two of its key products, after reporting quarterly earnings that beat analyst expectations.

Reuters | February 24, 2022

Mining Stocks: Teck Stock Shrugs Off Earnings Miss, Vale On Deck

Mining stocks, among the stock market''s best groups lately, are in focus this week with earnings from Teck, Vale and Rio Tinto.

Investor''s Business Daily | February 24, 2022

Brazil''s Vale beats 4th-quarter profit estimates | February 24, 2022

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VALE Price Returns

1-mo 3.05%
3-mo 3.44%
6-mo N/A
1-year -2.71%
3-year 82.14%
5-year 168.82%
YTD 27.41%
2021 -1.97%
2020 29.89%
2019 2.31%
2018 11.26%
2017 66.28%

VALE Dividends

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