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Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) will issue its Q214 quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 5th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.38 per share and revenue of $770.72 million for the quarter.

Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) traded up 0.28% during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $63.52. The stock had a trading volume of 276,618 shares. Vulcan Materials Company has a 52 week low of $46.78 and a 52 week high of $69.50. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $64.38 and its 200-day moving average is $63.96. The company has a market cap of $8.308 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 62.96.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Wednesday, September 10th. Investors of record on Wednesday, August 27th will be paid a dividend of $0.06 per share. This represents a $0.24 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.38%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, August 25th. This is an increase from Vulcan Materials Company’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.05.

A number of research firms have recently commented on VMC. Analysts at RBC Capital downgraded shares of Vulcan Materials Company from an “outperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating in a research note on Monday, July 14th. They now have a $70.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $74.00. They noted that the move was a valuation call. On a related note, analysts at Zacks downgraded shares of Vulcan Materials Company from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Monday, July 7th. They now have a $68.00 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Zacks reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of Vulcan Materials Company in a research note on Wednesday, May 7th. They now have a $76.00 price target on the stock. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $60.71.

Vulcan Materials Company, is a producer of construction aggregates primarily crushed stone, sand, and gravel.

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