$0.76 EPS Expected for Vulcan Materials Company (VMC)

January 22, 2018 - By Louis Casey

 $0.76 EPS Expected for Vulcan Materials Company (VMC)
Investors sentiment increased to 1.06 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.11, from 0.95 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 47 investors sold Vulcan Materials Company shares while 159 reduced holdings. 55 funds opened positions while 163 raised stakes. 115.33 million shares or 2.76% more from 112.23 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Exxonmobil Inv Mngmt Tx holds 24,155 shares or 0.07% of its portfolio. Tide Point Lp owns 609,567 shares. Maryland Mgmt stated it has 2.09% of its portfolio in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC). Sg Americas Securities Lc has invested 0.01% in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC). National Bank & Trust Of Nova Scotia owns 22,917 shares or 0.02% of their US portfolio. Pointstate Lp invested in 0.32% or 314,795 shares. National Pension reported 132,309 shares or 0.09% of all its holdings. Balyasny Asset Management Ltd Com has 0.01% invested in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC). New York State Common Retirement Fund invested in 0.07% or 446,488 shares. Frontier Capital Mngmt Comm Llc has invested 0.5% in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC). Bamco Inc Ny accumulated 303,818 shares or 0.17% of the stock. 2,001 were accumulated by Twin Tree Lp. Alkeon Capital Mgmt Ltd Llc stated it has 504,005 shares or 0.45% of all its holdings. 284,096 are owned by Millennium Limited Company. Kingdon Mngmt Ltd Com reported 127,811 shares.

Analysts expect Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) to report $0.76 EPS on February, 6.They anticipate $0.07 EPS change or 10.14 % from last quarter’s $0.69 EPS. VMC’s profit would be $100.53M giving it 44.42 P/E if the $0.76 EPS is correct. After having $1.04 EPS previously, Vulcan Materials Company’s analysts see -26.92 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.10% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $135.03. About 1.43 million shares traded or 15.19% up from the average. Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) has risen 10.59% since January 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.11% the S&P500.

Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) Ratings Coverage

Among 14 analysts covering Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 71% are positive. Vulcan Materials Company had 36 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, July 24 report. As per Monday, October 9, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup. On Wednesday, October 26 the stock rating was upgraded by SunTrust to “Buy”. The stock of Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Tuesday, September 26. The rating was upgraded by Suntrust Robinson on Wednesday, October 26 to “Buy”. On Thursday, November 2 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Wednesday, August 23. The rating was downgraded by Bank of America on Wednesday, November 16 to “Neutral”. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Outperform” on Wednesday, August 5. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, March 29 by Citigroup.

Vulcan Materials Company produces and sells construction aggregates, asphalt mix, and ready-mixed concrete primarily in the United States. The company has market cap of $17.86 billion. It operates through four divisions: Aggregates, Asphalt Mix, Concrete, and Calcium. It has a 47.13 P/E ratio. The Aggregates segment offers crushed stone, sand and gravel, sand, and other aggregates, as well as related services and products.

More important recent Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) news were published by: Streetinsider.com which released: “Form 8-K Vulcan Materials CO For: Dec 29” on December 29, 2017, also Streetinsider.com published article titled: “Jefferies Remains Sidelined on Vulcan Materials (VMC) Following DoJ’s Proposed …”, Bizjournals.com published: “Construction materials company buys land in Elk Grove for $5.17 million” on December 29, 2017. More interesting news about Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) was released by: Prnewswire.com and their article: “Vulcan Materials Closes Acquisition of Aggregates USA” with publication date: January 02, 2018.

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