Zacks Rating on Vulcan Materials Company (VMC)

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 (VMC) : The most positive equity analysts on Vulcan Materials Company (VMC) expects the shares to touch $148, whereas, the least positive believes that the stock will trade at $110 in the short term. The company is covered by 6 Wall Street Brokerage Firms. The average price target for shares are $127.67 with an expected fluctuation of $15.25 from the mean.


Shares of Vulcan Materials Company appreciated by 1.39% during the last five trading days but lost 4.37% on a 4-week basis. Vulcan Materials Company is up 0.44% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 26.47%. Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC): stock turned positive on Tuesday. Though the stock opened at $119.21, the bulls momentum made the stock top out at $119.74 level for the day. The stock recorded a low of $118.78 and closed the trading day at $119.45, in the green by 0.45%. The total traded volume for the day was 765,823. The stock had closed at $118.91 in the previous days trading.

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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