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

Vale S.A. ADR (VALE): $18.39

-0.06 (-0.33%)

POWR Rating

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  • VALE scores best on the Sentiment dimension, with a Sentiment rank ahead of 90.42% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for VALE is in Quality, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • VALE's current lowest rank is in the Momentum metric (where it is better than 25.66% of US stocks).

VALE Stock Summary

  • VALE has a higher market value than 97.58% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $90,404,044,140.
  • Of note is the ratio of VALE SA's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; just 3.61% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for VALE comes in at 22.39% -- higher than that of 93.79% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to VALE, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are EQNR, SCCO, BTI, EOG, 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/sales ratio is 30.77% higher, now standing at 1.7.
  • Over the past 243 months, VALE's price/sales ratio has gone down 1.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for VALE.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
VALE 2023-01-27 1.7 2.6 4.0 3.5
VALE 2023-01-26 1.7 2.7 4.2 3.6
VALE 2023-01-25 1.7 2.7 4.1 3.5
VALE 2023-01-24 1.6 2.6 4.0 3.5
VALE 2023-01-23 1.6 2.5 3.9 3.4
VALE 2023-01-20 1.6 2.5 3.9 3.4

VALE Growth Metrics

    The 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at -130.56%.
  • The 4 year revenue growth rate now stands at 17.81%.
  • Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 133.18%.
Over the past 52 weeks, VALE's revenue has gone up $14,484,000,000.

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

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VALE Price/Volume Stats

Current price $18.39 52-week high $21.29
Prev. close $18.45 52-week low $11.72
Day low $18.39 Volume 41,077
Day high $18.39 Avg. volume 20,675,621
50-day MA $17.06 Dividend yield 0.54%
200-day MA $15.12 Market Cap 84.43B

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's quarterly iron ore production slips while nickel sales volume surges

Vale's (NYSE:VALE) Q4 iron ore production fell 1% from the final quarter a year earlier and nearly 10% from Q3 to 80.9M metric tons, the company's latest quarterly production report said Tuesday.

Q4 iron ore sales volume fell 0.7% from a year earlier while surging 24.2% from Q3 to 81.2M tons.

Q4 production of iron ore pellets fell 8.9% Y/Y while edging 0.1% higher from Q3 to 8.3M metric tons.


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SPC Nickel Signs Cooperation Agreement with Vale to Consolidate Ownership of the West Graham and Crean Hill 3 Ni-Cu Deposits, Sudbury, Ontario

SUDBURY, ON , Jan. 23, 2023 /CNW/ - SPC Nickel Corp. (TSXV: SPC ) ( "SPC Nickel" or the "Company" ), is pleased to announce that the Company has entered into an Agreement with Vale Canada Limited ("Vale") (the "Agreement") designed to consolidate and unlock the full potential of the adjacent and contiguous West Graham and Crean Hill 3 nickel-copper deposits (collectively, the "Project") located in the world class Sudbury Mining Camp. The Agreement grants SPC Nickel the right to acquire an 100% interest in the surface and mineral rights of the Crean Hill 3 Property as therein described. In consideration, certain rights and royalties will be extended to Vale across the combined Project. SPC''s CEO Grant Mourre commented on the Agreement, "The signing of this agreement with Vale represents...

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VALE Price Returns

1-mo 12.48%
3-mo 28.18%
6-mo 43.74%
1-year 20.46%
3-year 98.39%
5-year 98.56%
YTD 8.37%
2022 29.63%
2021 -1.97%
2020 29.89%
2019 2.31%
2018 11.26%

VALE Dividends

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