How Many Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC)’s Analysts Are Bearish?

April 17, 2018 - By Hazel Jackson

Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.25 in Q4 2017. 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.
Citadel Advsrs, a Illinois-based fund reported 1.63 million shares. Davis R M reported 13,660 shares. Cleararc holds 0.06% or 3,343 shares in its portfolio. Etrade Capital Management Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 0.07% of its portfolio in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC). United Automobile Association stated it has 0.15% in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC). Btc Management Inc has 0.54% invested in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC). Axa holds 38,857 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Tarbox Family Office has invested 0% of its portfolio in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC). 15,870 are owned by Covington Cap. Panagora Asset reported 0.01% stake. Lombard Odier Asset Mgmt (Europe) holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) for 1,580 shares. Moreover, Bamco Inc New York has 0.23% invested in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) for 384,564 shares. Community Financial Bank Na holds 55 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado stated it has 24,951 shares. Welch Grp Lc has invested 0.17% in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC).

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. As per Wednesday, January 3, the company rating was maintained by Stephens. Stephens maintained Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) on Friday, April 13 with “Buy” rating. Citigroup maintained Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) rating on Thursday, January 25. Citigroup has “Buy” rating and $158 target. The firm has “Buy” rating by Citigroup given on Tuesday, February 27. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, February 16 by Jefferies. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy” on Friday, November 3. As per Monday, February 5, the company rating was maintained by Bank of America. The stock of Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, January 17 by Jefferies. The stock of Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, November 2 by Jefferies. On Thursday, October 19 the stock rating was maintained by Bank of America with “Neutral”. 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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