Earnings Forecast Research on Vulcan Materials Company (VMC)

Vulcan Materials Company has received $0.83 as the consensus Earnings Estimate for the Quarter ending on Dec 2016 ,According to the estimate provided by 4 Financial Advisor in the Stock Trading Firms. Among 4 Analysts, Bottom line EPS Estimate for the current quarter is $0.79 while the top line estimate is $0.87 , a key information to consider for Day Trading and investing in stocks. The EPS growth rate is projected at 12.5%.

Vulcan Materials Company results fell short with a surprise EPS of -9.82% or $-0.11. The Actual EPS was $1.01 compared to the Estimated EPS of $1.12 during its most recent quarterly earnings. Birmingham based Vulcan Materials Company Last reported the Quarter results on Dec 31, 2016 and the Next earnings date is scheduled to be released on Feb 07, 2017.

Vulcan Materials Company has a Price to Earnings ratio of 44.92 for the trailing twelve month period. The price to book ratio of the company for the most recent quarter is 3.86. For the Most Recent Fiscal Year, Vulcan Materials Company has a price to cash ratio of 30.73. For the Trailing twelve month period, company showed a Net Profit Margin of 10.38% and Return on Equity of the stock is 8.83%.

In the last quarter, Vulcan Materials Company reported Annual Earnings of $1.01. Based on the filings, last years Annual Earnings was, $2.16. In the last Quarter, VMC reported a surprise Earnings per Share of -9.82% . The consensus estimate for current quarter is $0.83 and for the current fiscal year, the estimate is $3.01. For the Next fiscal year, the estimate is $4.26 based on the consensus.

Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) stock ended Tuesday session in the red zone in a volatile trading. The stock closed down 2.4 points or 1.84% at $128.33 with 1,485,904 shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $130.77, the shares hit an intraday low of $126.83 and an intraday high of $131.6 and the price was in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $16,979 million and the number of outstanding shares has been calculated to be 132,309,274 shares. The 52-week high of Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) is $138.18 and the 52-week low is $85.2.

Vulcan Materials Company, a member of the S&P 500 Index, is the nations largest producer of construction aggregates, a major producer of asphalt mix and concrete, and a leading producer of cement in Florida.

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