Analysts are projecting Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) to grow at an accelerated rate over the next five years. Sell-side analysts are looking for the company to grow 34.76% over the next year and 22.60% over the next five years.
EPS measures what each share is worth and also indicates how much money their sharehoders would gain if the company was to pay out all of its profits. Earnings Per Share is computed by dividing the total profit by its total shares. Vulcan Materials Company’s trailing 12- months EPS is 3.28. Last year, their EPS growth was 80.40% and their EPS growth over the past five years was 49.00%.
Let’s start off by taking a look at how the stock has been performing recently. Over the past twelve months, Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC)’s stock was 4.07%. Last week, it was 0.25%, 13.20% over the last quarter, and 5.09% for the past half-year.
Over the past 50 days, Vulcan Materials Company stock was -3.49% off of the high and 11.06% removed from the low. Their 52-Week High and Low are noted here. -6.56% (High), 22.15%, (Low).
Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC)’s performance this year to date is 4.07%. The stock has performed 0.25% over the last seven days, 3.32% over the last thirty, and 13.20% over the last three months. Over the last six months, Vulcan Materials Company’s stock has been 5.09% and 14.26% for the year.
FUTURE GROWTH ESTIMATES AND RECOMMENDATIONS
Wall Street analysts are have a consensus analyst recommendation of 1.90 on the stock. This is based on a 1-5 scale where 1 represents a Strong Buy and 5 a Strong Sell. Brokerages covering the name have a $143.17 on the stock.
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