Large Outflow of Money Witnessed in Vulcan Materials Company

Vulcan Materials Company (VMC) : The total negative money flow of $2.74 million on Wednesday indicates selling on strength. The inflow of money on upticks was $35.03 million, compared to $37.77 million outflow on downticks, which confirms distribution in the stock. The up to down ratio was 0.93. The negative money flow of $5.49 million in block trades reveals that the informed traders sold the stock on every bit of price strength. The traded value of the stock on uptick was $2.62 million in a block trade.The transaction value of block trade on downtick was $8.12 million. The uptick to downtick ratio was 0.32. The price action in the Vulcan Materials Company (VMC) stock suggests that both the bulls and the bears were in equilibrium. The stock traded at $114.62 with a gain of $0.5 , a change of 0.44% over the previous days close. The stock registered 2.29% for the week.


Shares of Vulcan Materials Company appreciated by 5.09% during the last five trading days but lost 1.1% on a 4-week basis. Vulcan Materials Company has dropped 2.44% during the last 3-month period . Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 22.36%.

Vulcan Materials Company (VMC) : 7 analysts are covering Vulcan Materials Company (VMC) and their average rating on the stock is 2, which is read as a Buy. 3 equity analysts believe that the stock has a bright future and the price doesnt capture all of its upside, hence they rate the stock as a Strong Buy. Vulcan Materials Company (VMC) also receives 1 more Buy recommendations from analysts who believe that the stock will do well going forward. A Zacks Investment Research rank of 3, which recommends a Hold affirms that they expect a large upside in the stock from the current levels. A total of 3 brokerage firms believe that the stock is fairly valued, hence they advise a Hold on the stock.

Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC): The stock opened at $115.11 and touched an intraday high of $119.32 on Wednesday. During the day, the stock corrected to an intraday low of $114.29, however, the bulls stepped in and pushed the price higher to close in the green at $115.56 with a gain of 1.26% for the day. The total traded volume for the day was 1,938,263. The stock had closed at $114.12 in the previous trading session.

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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