Vulcan Materials Company (VMC) Shares are Up 1.5%

Vulcan Materials Company (VMC) has been under a strong bear grip, hence the stock is down -0.12% when compared to the S&P 500 in the past 4 weeks. However, in the near-term, buying emerged at lower levels and the stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by 1.33% in the past 1 week. The stock has risen by 1.5% in the past week indicating that the buyers are active at lower levels, but the stock is down -0.66% in the past 4 weeks.

The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 2.06% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 2.29%.The 200 Day SMA reached 5.55%


Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC): The stock opened in the green at $115.05 on Friday, but the bulls found it difficult to push the prices higher. The stock reached a high of $115.45 and a low of $113.63 for the day. The stock did not find buyers even at the lows and closed at $113.73 recording a loss of -1.01%. 1,647,083 shares exchanged hands during the trading day. The stock had closed at $113.73 in the previous days trading.

Vulcan Materials Company (VMC) : Currently there are 6 street experts covering Vulcan Materials Company (VMC) stock. The most bullish and bearish price target for the stock is $148 and $110 respectively for the short term. The average price target of all the analysts comes to $127.67. The estimated standard deviation from the target is $15.25.

Vulcan Materials Company is a producer of construction aggregates (primarily crushed stone, sand and gravel) and a producer of asphalt mix and ready-mixed concrete. The Company operates 335 aggregates facilities. The Company has four segments organized around its principal product lines: Aggregates, Concrete, Asphalt Mix 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). The Company produces and sells ready-mixed concrete in Georgia, Maryland, New Mexico, Texas, Virginia, Washington D.C. and the Bahamas. The Company produces and sells asphalt mix in Arizona, California, New Mexico and Texas. The Companys Calcium segment operates a quarry at Brooksville, Florida, which provides feedstock for the ground calcium operation.

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