Analyst Rating Update on Vulcan Materials Company (VMC)

Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) has an average broker rating of 1.78, which is interpreted as a Buy, as rated by 9 equity analysts. Nonetheless, 5 analysts are positive on the stocks future and they recommend a Strong Buy on the stock. 1 other analysts advise a Buy. Nevertheless, the majority of 3 analysts consider that the stock is a Hold with neither a large upside nor a downside. Ranking by Zacks Investment Research for Coach Inc is 3, which is also a Hold.

Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) : The highest level Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) is projected to reach is $140 for the short term and the lowest estimate is at $110. The consolidated price target from 8 rating analysts who initiate coverage on the stock is $125.25 and the possibility the share price can swing is $10.73.

For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy.

Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC): stock turned positive on Tuesday. Though the stock opened at $114.9, the bulls momentum made the stock top out at $115.7999 level for the day. The stock recorded a low of $114.47 and closed the trading day at $115.6, in the green by 1.55%. The total traded volume for the day was 856,949. The stock had closed at $113.84 in the previous days trading.

In an insider trading activity, Clement David P, officer (President – Central Division) of Vulcan Materials Co, unloaded 1,255 shares at an average price of $113.17 on June 16, 2016. The total amount of the transaction was worth $142,028, according to the disclosed information with the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.

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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