Vulcan Materials Co. (VMC): Price and Financial Metrics

Vulcan Materials Co. (VMC): $182.00

0.41 (+0.23%)

POWR Rating

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  • Momentum is the dimension where VMC ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 84.97% of US stocks.
  • VMC's strongest trending metric is Quality; it's been moving up over the last 177 days.
  • VMC ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 3rd percentile.

VMC Stock Summary

  • VMC has a market capitalization of $24,134,557,797 -- more than approximately 90.9% of US stocks.
  • VULCAN MATERIALS CO's stock had its IPO on January 5, 1988, making it an older stock than 90.3% of US equities in our set.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for VULCAN MATERIALS CO is higher than it is for about 90.99% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to VULCAN MATERIALS CO are LDOS, RE, CTLT, PH, and PKG.
  • Visit VMC's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

VMC Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Basic Materials stock, VMC's price/earnings ratio is 202.21% higher, now standing at 41.1.
  • VMC's price/earnings ratio has moved up 26.6 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for VMC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
VMC 2023-02-03 3.4 3.6 41.1 30.6
VMC 2023-02-02 3.5 3.6 41.9 31.1
VMC 2023-02-01 3.4 3.6 41.1 30.6
VMC 2023-01-31 3.4 3.6 41.0 30.6
VMC 2023-01-30 3.3 3.5 39.9 29.9
VMC 2023-01-27 3.3 3.5 39.9 29.9

VMC Growth Metrics

    Its 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 37.97%.
  • The 3 year revenue growth rate now stands at 33.14%.
  • The 4 year price growth rate now stands at -23.21%.
Over the past 49 months, VMC's revenue has gone up $2,917,291,000.

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

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-09-30 7,189.603 1,035.384 594.135
2022-06-30 6,617.809 939.527 593.941
2022-03-31 6,024.556 1,018.238 601.985
2021-12-31 5,552.2 1,011.9 670.8
2021-09-30 5,121.016 1,017.249 647.382
2021-06-30 4,914.4 1,042.641 670.264

VMC'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.
  • VMC has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 76.37% of graded US stocks.
  • VMC's asset turnover comes in at 0.426 -- ranking 18th of 42 Non-Metallic and Industrial Metal Mining stocks.
  • CLF, SCCO, and USLM are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with VMC.

The table below shows VMC's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.426 0.267 0.115
2021-03-31 0.424 0.268 0.116
2020-12-31 0.429 0.264 0.098
2020-09-30 0.440 0.261 0.101
2020-06-30 0.461 0.260 0.102
2020-03-31 0.471 0.254 0.099

VMC Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of VMC, see our VMC price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $204.11 Average Broker Recommendation 1.6 (Moderate Buy)

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VMC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $182.00 52-week high $193.31
Prev. close $181.59 52-week low $137.54
Day low $180.41 Volume 387,097
Day high $184.38 Avg. volume 636,078
50-day MA $179.83 Dividend yield 0.88%
200-day MA $167.07 Market Cap 24.19B

Vulcan Materials Co. (VMC) Company Bio

Vulcan Materials Company (NYSEVMC) is an American company based in BirminghamAlabama. It is principally engaged in the production, distribution and sale of construction materials. Vulcan is the largest producer of construction materials, primarily gravel, crushed stone, and sand, and employs approximately 7,000 people at over 300 facilities. Vulcan serves 20 states, the District of Columbia and Mexico. Vulcan's innovative Crescent Market project led to construction of a large quarry and deep water seaport on the Yucatán Peninsula of Mexico, just south of Cancun. This quarry supplies Tampa, New Orleans, Houston, and Brownsville, Texas, as well as other Gulf coast seaports, with crushed limestone via large 62,000-ton self-discharging ships. (Source:Wikipedia)

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Below are the latest news stories about VULCAN MATERIALS CO that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate VMC as an investment opportunity.

Vulcan Materials' (NYSE:VMC) five-year earnings growth trails the 9.5% YoY shareholder returns

If you buy and hold a stock for many years, you'd hope to be making a profit. But more than that, you probably want to...

Yahoo | February 3, 2023

2 Concrete & Aggregates Stocks to Watch Amid Industry Headwinds

Federal infrastructure spending should help the Zacks Building Products - Concrete & Aggregates industry players to thrive. VMC and EXP should gain from a demand surge amid high costs.

Yahoo | January 31, 2023

We're Trimming One Stock as We Add to Another

As we suspected would be the case following the December quarter earnings report from United Rentals , we have seen a number of price targets on the shares move higher. Stifel boosted its price target to $505 from $450, while Citigroup upped its to $500 from $450. The catalyst cited by United during its earnings conference call that include the aforementioned infrastructure bill but also that the CHIPS Act should also be positive drivers for other companies.

Yahoo | January 30, 2023

Vulcan Materials Company (Holdi – Consensus Indicates Potential 13.3% Upside

Vulcan Materials Company (Holdi with ticker code (VMC) have now 21 analysts covering the stock. The analyst consensus points to a rating of ''Buy''. The target price ranges between 230 and 158 and has a mean target at 203.43. Given that the stocks previous close was at 179.52 this would imply there is a potential upside of 13.3%. The day 50 moving average is 179.21 while the 200 day moving average is 166.87. The market capitalisation for the company is $23,724m. Find out more information at: [stock_market_widget type="chart" template="basic" color="green" assets="VMC" range="6mo" interval="1d" axes="true" cursor="true" api="yf"] The potential market cap would be $26,884m based on the market concensus. Vulcan Materials Company, together with its subsidiari...

DirectorsTalk | January 29, 2023


Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) will host its fourth quarter and full year 2022 earnings conference call on Thursday, February 16, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. CT (11:00 a.m. ET). Financial results will be released before the NYSE market opens.

Yahoo | January 26, 2023

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VMC Price Returns

1-mo 0.35%
3-mo 7.97%
6-mo 4.10%
1-year 0.69%
3-year 26.73%
5-year 57.12%
YTD 3.93%
2022 -14.87%
2021 41.09%
2020 4.15%
2019 47.13%
2018 -22.28%

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