The top gainers for today include Vulcan Materials Company VMC from the sector Industrial Goods with a gain of -1.09%. The price is $ 116.9, at present and the target price is $ 137.92.
The weekly performance for Vulcan Materials Company is -3.66%, which is not surprising given the gain it made today.
The earnings per share (EPS) growth forecasted for 2016 is currently 34.18%. The earnings per share quarter to quarter growth is 39.50%
The simple 20 day moving average is up by -0.60% and the 52-week low is 10.99%.
The monthly and quarterly performance for Vulcan Materials Company is not as bright as it currently stands at 0.37% and -5.27%. However it is poised to change given the current performance trend.
Vulcan Materials Company has a total market capitalization of 15505.62 with a return on assets (ROA – calculated by dividing the total annual earnings by the company’s total assets – illustrates how profitable a company really is in relation to its total assets) of 5.00%. It has a dividend yield of 0.86% while the payout ratio is 25.40%.
Vulcan Materials Company has a gross margin of 27.90% and an operating margin of 18.90%. The net profit margin stands at 11.70%.
The weekly volatility is 1.97% and the monthly volatility is 2.45%. Volatility is basically a statistical measure of the dispersion of returns for a given security or market index. It can be either be measured by implementing the standard deviation or by simply calculating the variance between returns from that market index.