Vulcan Materials (NYSE:VMC) will be announcing its earnings results before the market opens on Friday, February 16th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.74 per share for the quarter.

Shares of Vulcan Materials (NYSE:VMC) opened at $121.47 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $16,070.00, a PE ratio of 41.46, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.86 and a beta of 0.84. 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 has a 52-week low of $108.95 and a 52-week high of $141.20.

In other news, insider Michael R. Mills sold 3,738 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, January 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $134.56, for a total value of $502,985.28. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 44,581 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $5,998,819.36. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, insider Michael R. Mills sold 4,659 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, January 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of $133.25, for a total transaction of $620,811.75. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 45,351 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $6,043,020.75. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 0.89% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

Several equities research analysts have issued reports on VMC shares. Bank of America lowered their price objective on shares of Vulcan Materials from $130.00 to $128.00 and set a “neutral” rating for the company in a research report on Thursday, October 19th. Jefferies Group boosted their price objective on shares of Vulcan Materials from $122.00 to $128.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, November 3rd. Citigroup reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $144.00 price target on shares of Vulcan Materials in a research report on Tuesday, December 26th. SunTrust Banks set a $145.00 price target on shares of Vulcan Materials and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Saturday, December 16th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Vulcan Materials from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Saturday, January 6th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $146.13.

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Vulcan Materials Company 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).

Earnings History for Vulcan Materials (NYSE:VMC)

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