Vulcan Materials Company s trend and data analysis indicates that the stock price has dropped -7.26% in the past 12 Weeks , but analyzing the 6 month charts for the stock , the price continues to stay positive and keep the rally at 2.41% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 10.48% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks because the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of Vulcan Materials Company has a positive value of 19.23 compared to overall market.Vulcan Materials Company is having a Relative Strength Index of 40.69 which indicates the stock is not yet over sold or over bought based on the technical indicators.
Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) has tumbled 1.92% during the past week and has dropped 2.4% in the last 4 week period. The stocks are negative as compared to the S&P 500 for the past week with a loss of 2.15%. Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) has underperformed the index by 3.51% in the last 4 weeks. Investors should watch out for further signals and trade with caution.
For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy. Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) : On Friday heightened volatility was witnessed in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) which led to swings in the share price. The stock opened for trading at $116.55 and hit $117.62 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $116.47, with a gain of 0.07% or 0.08 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 1,759,783 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $138.18 and the company has a market cap of $15,415 million. The 52-week low of the share price is at $103.04 .
Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Mar 6, 2017, Ejaz A Khan (VP, Controller & CIO) sold 1,500 shares at 121.66 per share price.On Nov 15, 2016, David B. Pasley (President – Mountain West Div) sold 184 shares at 132.92 per share price.On Nov 10, 2016, David J Grayson (President, Southeast Division) sold 2,121 shares at 118.49 per share price.
Vulcan Materials Company Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Feb 7, 2017. The company reported $0.69 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.16. Analyst had a consensus of $0.85. The company had revenue of $873.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $909.50 million. The companys revenue was up 1.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.74 EPS.
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.