Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) has received a short term rating of hold from experts at Zacks with a rank of 3. The stock has been rated an average of 1.78 by 9 Brokerage Firm. 5 Wall Street Firms have rated the stock as a strong buys. 1 stock experts have also suggested a buy rating. 3 Brokerage Firms have advised hold.
Other Equity analysts have also commented on the company shares. Equity Analysts at the Goldman Sachs maintains the rating on Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC). The brokerage firm has issued a Buy rating on the shares. The Analysts at the ratings agency raises the price target from $128 per share to $146 per share. The rating by the firm was issued on June 8, 2016.
Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC): 8 Analyst have given the stock of Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) a near short term price target of $125.25. The standard deviation reading, which is a measure by which the stock price is expected to swing away from the mean estimate, is at $10.73. The higher price target estimate is at $140 while the lower price estimates are fixed at $110.
Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) rose 0.84% or 0.97 points on Tuesday and made its way into the gainers of the day. After trading began at $115.37 the stock was seen hitting $116.53 as a peak level and $115.23 as the lowest level. The stock ended up at $116.19. The daily volume was measured at 898,179 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $120.4 and the 52-week low is $78.83. The company has a market cap of $15,475 million.
Shares of Vulcan Materials Company rose by 1.77% in the last five trading days and 0.55% for the last 4 weeks. Vulcan Materials Company is up 10.9% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 22.81%.
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.