Vulcan Materials Company (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 22, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 10,
2014. Shareholders who purchased VMC stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
400% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock
price of $59.57, the dividend yield is .34%.
The previous trading day's last sale of VMC was $59.57,
representing a -14.29% decrease from the 52 week high of $69.50 and
a 28.91% increase over the 52 week low of $46.21.
VMC is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes
companies such as Teck Resources Ltd (
) and Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. (
). VMC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.01. Zacks Investment Research reports VMC's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 71.06%, compared to an
industry average of 44.5%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to VMC through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have VMC as a top-10 holding:
- Elements Exchange Traded Notes Morningstar Wide Moat Focus
The top-performing ETF of this group is WMW with an increase of
3.24% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of VMC at 5.03%.