Vulcan Materials Company (VMC) has risen sharply, recording gains of 3.42% in the past 4 weeks. However, the stock has corrected -1.91% in the past 1 week, providing a good buying opportunity on dips. On a relative basis, the stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by 0.06% in the past 4 weeks, but has underperformed the S&P 500 in the past 1 week.
The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 0.05% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 3.81%. Vulcan Materials Company is up 15.39% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 31.05%.
Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC): On Fridays trading session , Opening price of the stock was $126.78 with an intraday high of $126.78. The bears continued to sell at higher levels and eventually sold the stock down to an intraday low of $123.5. However, the stock managed to close at $123.98, a loss of 2.33% for the day. On the previous day, the stock had closed at $126.94. The total traded volume of the day was 1,602,730 shares.
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.