TD Asset Management Inc. decreased its stake in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) by 10.4% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 40,358 shares of the construction company’s stock after selling 4,683 shares during the quarter. TD Asset Management Inc.’s holdings in Vulcan Materials were worth $4,827,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.
A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of VMC. CIBC Asset Management Inc increased its position in Vulcan Materials by 2.9% in the second quarter. CIBC Asset Management Inc now owns 13,690 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $1,734,000 after buying an additional 382 shares in the last quarter. Korea Investment CORP increased its position in Vulcan Materials by 140.5% in the second quarter. Korea Investment CORP now owns 1,229 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $156,000 after buying an additional 718 shares in the last quarter. IFP Advisors Inc increased its position in Vulcan Materials by 3.9% in the second quarter. IFP Advisors Inc now owns 2,669 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $338,000 after buying an additional 101 shares in the last quarter. Advisor Partners LLC purchased a new stake in Vulcan Materials in the second quarter worth about $204,000. Finally, Pioneer Investment Management Inc. increased its position in Vulcan Materials by 17.1% in the second quarter. Pioneer Investment Management Inc. now owns 160,341 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $20,312,000 after buying an additional 23,403 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 89.10% of the company’s stock.
A number of analysts have commented on VMC shares. Jefferies Group restated a “hold” rating and issued a $122.00 price target on shares of Vulcan Materials in a research report on Friday, October 13th. Bank of America reduced their price target on Vulcan Materials from $130.00 to $128.00 and set a “neutral” rating for the company in a research report on Thursday, October 19th. Citigroup restated a “buy” rating and issued a $140.00 price target (down previously from $145.00) on shares of Vulcan Materials in a research report on Monday, October 9th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada restated a “buy” rating and issued a $154.00 price target on shares of Vulcan Materials in a research report on Tuesday, October 10th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $140.00.
In related news, insider Michael R. Mills sold 981 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, September 13th. The stock was sold at an average price of $117.55, for a total transaction of $115,316.55. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 23,871 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,806,036.05. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. 0.89% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.
Vulcan Materials Company (VMC) traded down $1.60 during trading hours on Thursday, hitting $121.11. The company had a trading volume of 1,238,600 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,260,254. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.60, a current ratio of 4.22 and a quick ratio of 3.34. Vulcan Materials Company has a 12-month low of $108.95 and a 12-month high of $136.82. The stock has a market capitalization of $16,232.63, a PE ratio of 41.32, a P/E/G ratio of 2.39 and a beta of 0.88.
Vulcan Materials (NYSE:VMC) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 1st. The construction company reported $1.04 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.40 by ($0.36). Vulcan Materials had a net margin of 10.20% and a return on equity of 8.71%. The firm had revenue of $1.09 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.07 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $1.01 earnings per share. Vulcan Materials’s quarterly revenue was up 8.6% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts predict that Vulcan Materials Company will post 3.04 EPS for the current year.
The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 8th. Investors of record on Wednesday, November 22nd will be paid a dividend of $0.25 per share. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.83%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, November 21st. Vulcan Materials’s payout ratio is presently 34.97%.
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Vulcan Materials Profile
Vulcan Materials Company is a supplier of construction aggregates (primarily crushed stone, sand and gravel) and a producer of asphalt mix and ready-mixed concrete. The Company operates through four segments: Aggregates, Asphalt Mix, Concrete and Calcium. The Aggregates segment produces and sells aggregates (crushed stone, sand and gravel, sand, and other aggregates) and related products and services (transportation and other).
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