How Many Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC)’s Analysts Are Bullish?

June 26, 2018 - By Michael Pereira

Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.91 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.34, from 1.25 in 2017Q4. It dropped, as 53 investors sold Vulcan Materials Company shares while 171 reduced holdings. 62 funds opened positions while 141 raised stakes. 121.53 million shares or 2.47% more from 118.61 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Balyasny Asset Ltd Llc has invested 0.01% in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC). Lee Danner Bass has 0.16% invested in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) for 13,175 shares. Lifeplan Fin Group has 0.01% invested in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC). Weitz Inv Mgmt, a Nebraska-based fund reported 11,000 shares. Kbc Gru Nv reported 14,678 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Sterling Mngmt Lc has 0.02% invested in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC). Regions Financial stated it has 0.69% of its portfolio in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC). Suntrust Banks Inc holds 0.01% in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) or 6,837 shares. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) owns 29,402 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. The Nebraska-based Ameritas Invest Prtnrs has invested 0.01% in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC). Point72 Asset Lp stated it has 0.57% of its portfolio in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC). Jane Street Limited Company has 0% invested in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) for 6,026 shares. Eaton Vance holds 0.02% or 64,795 shares. Franklin owns 228,750 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. 16,000 are held by South Dakota Investment Council.

Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) Ratings Coverage

Among 4 analysts covering Vulcan Materials (NYSE:VMC), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Vulcan Materials has $158.0 highest and $12900 lowest target. $138.75’s average target is 8.04% above currents $128.43 stock price. Vulcan Materials had 9 analyst reports since January 3, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Bank of America given on Wednesday, May 2. Stephens maintained Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) rating on Wednesday, January 3. Stephens has “Buy” rating and $158.0 target. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Bank of America on Monday, February 5. Citigroup maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, January 25 report. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, April 23 report. Citigroup maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, February 27 report. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Friday, February 16 with “Hold”. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, January 17 by Jefferies. The firm has “Buy” rating by Stephens given on Friday, April 13. Below is a list of Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) latest ratings and price target changes.

02/05/2018 Broker: Bank of America Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Buy Old Target: $139 Upgrade
23/04/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $129.0000 Maintain
13/04/2018 Broker: Stephens Rating: Buy New Target: $137.0000 Maintain
27/02/2018 Broker: Citigroup Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $158 New Target: $150 Maintain
16/02/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $132.0 Maintain
05/02/2018 Broker: Bank of America Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $129 New Target: $139 Maintain
25/01/2018 Broker: Citigroup Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $144 New Target: $158 Maintain
17/01/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $135.0 Maintain
03/01/2018 Broker: Stephens Rating: Buy New Target: $158.0 Maintain

The stock decreased 2.39% or $3.14 during the last trading session, reaching $128.43. About 827,536 shares traded. Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) has declined 0.32% since June 26, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 12.89% the S&P500.

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 $16.98 billion. It operates through four divisions: Aggregates, Asphalt Mix, Concrete, and Calcium. It has a 28.81 P/E ratio. The Aggregates segment offers crushed stone, sand and gravel, sand, and other aggregates, as well as related services and products.

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