Last $66.27 USD
Change Today -0.02 / -0.03%
Volume 329.0K
As of 5:15 PM 12/24/14 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

vulcan materials co (VMC) Snapshot

Open
$66.14
Previous Close
$66.29
Day High
$66.60
Day Low
$65.96
52 Week High
03/4/14 - $69.50
52 Week Low
10/15/14 - $54.10
Market Cap
8.7B
Average Volume 10 Days
1.0M
EPS TTM
$0.24
Shares Outstanding
131.7M
EX-Date
11/24/14
P/E TM
275.6x
Dividend
$0.24
Dividend Yield
0.33%
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Vulcan Materials Company produces and sells construction aggregates, asphalt mix, ready-mixed concrete, and cement primarily in the United States. The company’s Aggregates segment offers crushed stone, sand and gravel, sand, and other aggregates, as well as related products and services. This segment’s aggregates are used in public- and private-sector construction projects, including highways, airports, water and sewer systems, industrial manufacturing facilities, and residential and nonresidential buildings, as well as railroad track ballast. Its Concrete segment produces and sells ready-mixed concrete in California, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Texas, Virginia, and the District of Columbia, as well as the Bahamas; and other concrete products, such as blocks, as well as resells purchased building materials for use with ready-mixed concrete and concrete blocks. The company’s Asphalt Mix segment offers asphalt mix in Arizona, California, and Texas. Its Cement segment provides Portland and masonry cement in bulk and bags to the concrete products industry. This segment also imports and exports cement, clinker, and slag, as well as resells, grinds, blends, bags, or reprocess them. In addition, the Cement segment mines, produces, and sells calcium products for the animal feed, paint, plastics, water treatment, and joint compound industries. The company was formerly known as Virginia Holdco, Inc. Vulcan Materials Company was founded in 1909 and is headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama.

7,211 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/26/14
Founded in 1909

vulcan materials co (VMC) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $391.7K
Executive Chairman and Chairman of Executive ...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.3M
Chief Financial & Strategy Officer and Execut...
Total Annual Compensation: $461.3K
Vice Chairman
Total Annual Compensation: $553.3K
Executive Vice President of Strategy
Total Annual Compensation: $553.3K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

vulcan materials co (VMC) Key Developments

H. Allen Franklin to Retire from Vulcan Materials Company Board of Directors, Effective December 31, 2014

Vulcan Materials Company announced that H. Allen Franklin is retiring from the company's Board of Directors, effective December 31, 2014 due to health reasons. Mr. Franklin, who joined the Board in 2001, is the former Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Southern Company.

Vulcan Materials Company Presents at 2014 US Basic Materials Conference, Dec-10-2014

Vulcan Materials Company Presents at 2014 US Basic Materials Conference, Dec-10-2014 . Venue: Four Seasons, Boston, Massachusetts, United States.

Vulcan Materials Company Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year of 2014

Vulcan Materials Company announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported total revenues of $873,579,000 against $813,568,000 a year ago. Operating earnings were $140,331,000 against $99,767,000 a year ago. Earnings from continuing operations before income taxes were $98,847,000 against $52,943,000 a year ago. Earnings from continuing operations were $67,781,000 or $0.51 basic and diluted per share against $42,150,000 or $0.32 basic and diluted per share a year ago. Net earnings were $66,939,000 or $0.50 diluted per share against $41,363,000 or $0.31 diluted per share a year ago. EBIT was $139,738,000 against $102,077,000 a year ago. EBITDA was $210,895,000 against $180,397,000 a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $215,405,000 against $170,936,000 a year ago. Adjusted EBIT was $145,632,000 against $92,916,000 a year ago. Revenues increased 7%, driven mostly by 12% increase in aggregates shipments. Gross profits and EBIT increased sharply, up 31% and 57%, respectively, due largely to strong earnings leverage in aggregates business and flat SAG cost. For the nine months, the company reported total revenues of $2,239,142,000 against $2,090,463,000 a year ago. Operating earnings were $438,246,000 against $136,575,000 a year ago. Earnings from continuing operations before income taxes were $240,745,000 against loss from continuing operations before income taxes of $11,214,000 a year ago. Earnings from continuing operations were $168,798,000 or $1.27 diluted per share against $10,660,000 or $0.08 basic and diluted per share a year ago. Net earnings were $166,902,000 or $1.26 diluted per share against $15,300,000 or $0.12 diluted per share a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $149,726,000 against $260,012,000 a year ago. Purchases of property, plant & equipment was $169,220,000 against $117,310,000 a year ago. EBIT was $442,276,000 against $141,543,000 a year ago. EBITDA was $651,134,000 against $372,420,000 a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $427,810,000 against $337,671,000 a year ago. Adjusted EBIT was $222,677,000 against $107,670,000 a year ago. The company provided earnings guidance for the fourth quarter and full year of 2014. Based on these market trends, the company expects strong full year aggregates volume growth near the top end of guidance range of between 7% and 9%, assuming normal weather patterns in the fourth quarter. For the full year, pricing growth is at low end of guidance range of between 3% and 5%, with positive impact from current pricing actions benefiting price growth in 2015. Non-aggregates gross profit to be $40 to $45 million for the full year 2014, compared to prior guidance of $40 million to $50 million. Full year 2014 selling, administrative and general (SAG) expenses in line with the prior year, excluding business development-related expenses Capital spending for 2014 to be approximately $240 million to support the increased level of shipments and to further improve production costs and operating efficiencies.

 

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