Analysts take a look at Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) having this to say.

April 17, 2018 - By Dolores Ford

Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.25 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.19, from 1.06 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 35 investors sold Vulcan Materials Company shares while 152 reduced holdings. 65 funds opened positions while 168 raised stakes. 118.61 million shares or 2.84% more from 115.33 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Barclays Public Limited stated it has 129,003 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Pointstate Cap Lp stated it has 414,681 shares. Impax Asset Management Limited Liability Co has 95,000 shares. Amarillo Commercial Bank has invested 0.11% in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC). Guggenheim Capital Ltd Liability Corp invested 0.11% in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC). Bankshares Of Montreal Can has invested 0.01% in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC). Toronto Dominion Bank, a Ontario – Canada-based fund reported 56,977 shares. Welch Grp Ltd Liability Co stated it has 8,592 shares. Comerica State Bank invested in 0.04% or 40,104 shares. Cibc Mkts, a New York-based fund reported 26,717 shares. Maple Cap Mngmt accumulated 2,000 shares. Sun Life stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC). San Francisco Sentry Investment Grp (Ca) has 3.75% invested in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) for 99,731 shares. 1,241 are held by Carroll Financial. Ameriprise Fincl holds 521,374 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio.

Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) Ratings Coverage

Among 6 analysts covering Vulcan Materials (NYSE:VMC), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Vulcan Materials had 12 analyst reports since October 19, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. Barclays Capital initiated it with “Buy” rating and $135.0 target in Tuesday, December 12 report. The rating was maintained by Stephens on Friday, April 13 with “Buy”. The stock of Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) earned “Neutral” rating by Bank of America on Monday, February 5. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold” on Wednesday, January 17. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, November 3 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, February 16 by Jefferies. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, October 19 by Bank of America. The firm has “Buy” rating by Citigroup given on Thursday, January 25. The stock of Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, January 3 by Stephens. The stock of Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Thursday, November 2. Below is a list of Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) latest ratings and price target changes.

13/04/2018 Broker: Stephens Rating: Buy New Target: $137.0000 Maintain
27/02/2018 Broker: Citigroup Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $158 New Target: $150 Maintain
16/02/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $132.0 Maintain
05/02/2018 Broker: Bank of America Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $129 New Target: $139 Maintain
25/01/2018 Broker: Citigroup Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $144 New Target: $158 Maintain
17/01/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $135.0 Maintain
03/01/2018 Broker: Stephens Rating: Buy New Target: $158.0 Maintain
26/12/2017 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Buy New Target: $144.0
12/12/2017 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Buy New Target: $135.0 Initiate
03/11/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $150.0 Maintain

The stock increased 2.43% or $2.79 during the last trading session, reaching $117.53. About 676,570 shares traded. Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) has risen 1.98% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.57% the S&P500.

Vulcan Materials Company produces and sells construction aggregates, asphalt mix, and ready-mixed concrete primarily in the United States. The company has market cap of $15.56 billion. It operates through four divisions: Aggregates, Asphalt Mix, Concrete, and Calcium. It has a 26.36 P/E ratio. The Aggregates segment offers crushed stone, sand and gravel, sand, and other aggregates, as well as related services and products.

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