Could Vulcan Materials Company (holding Company) Common (NYSE:VMC) Skyrocket? The Stock Had Too Little Sellers

June 14, 2018 - By Nellie Frank

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Investors sentiment decreased to 0.91 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.34, from 1.25 in 2017Q4. It dropped, as 53 investors sold Vulcan Materials Company shares while 171 reduced holdings. 62 funds opened positions while 141 raised stakes. 121.53 million shares or 2.47% more from 118.61 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Df Dent & Com holds 2,000 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Tiverton Asset Management Ltd Liability Company reported 2,008 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Public Employees Retirement Sys Of Ohio holds 0.03% or 56,419 shares. Grp One Trading Limited Partnership reported 15,455 shares. Folger Nolan Fleming Douglas Capital has invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC). Webster Bancorp N A accumulated 0.38% or 23,154 shares. Emerald Advisers Pa reported 9,516 shares stake. Kbc Gru Nv holds 14,678 shares. Nomura Asset Mngmt reported 19,020 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. London Of Virginia invested in 0.23% or 253,441 shares. Ubs Oconnor Ltd has 27,980 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Wilbanks Smith And Thomas Asset Ltd Co stated it has 6,017 shares or 0.06% of all its holdings. 8,379 are held by Patten Patten Incorporated Tn. Stephens Ar, Arkansas-based fund reported 13,743 shares. First Manhattan stated it has 0.01% in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC).

The stock of Vulcan Materials Company (holding Company) Common (NYSE:VMC) registered a decrease of 2.49% in short interest. VMC’s total short interest was 5.72M shares in June as published by FINRA. Its down 2.49% from 5.87 million shares, reported previously. With 1.38 million shares average volume, it will take short sellers 4 days to cover their VMC’s short positions. The short interest to Vulcan Materials Company (holding Company) Common’s float is 4.34%.

The stock increased 0.18% or $0.24 during the last trading session, reaching $131.21. About 994,816 shares traded. Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) has declined 0.32% since June 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 12.89% 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 $17.34 billion. It operates through four divisions: Aggregates, Asphalt Mix, Concrete, and Calcium. It has a 29.43 P/E ratio. The Aggregates segment offers crushed stone, sand and gravel, sand, and other aggregates, as well as related services and products.

Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) Ratings Coverage

Among 4 analysts covering Vulcan Materials (NYSE:VMC), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Vulcan Materials had 10 analyst reports since December 26, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) earned “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Tuesday, February 27. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Monday, February 5 by Bank of America. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Friday, February 16 with “Hold”. The stock of Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Monday, April 23. The stock has “Buy” rating by Stephens on Friday, April 13. Stephens maintained Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) rating on Wednesday, January 3. Stephens has “Buy” rating and $158.0 target. Jefferies maintained it with “Hold” rating and $135.0 target in Wednesday, January 17 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, May 2 by Bank of America. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, January 25 by Citigroup.

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