Vulcan Materials Company (VMC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 22, 2014

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Vulcan Materials Company ( VMC ) 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 ( TCK ) and Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. ( SQM ). 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%.


For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the VMC Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 Tot ( WMW ).

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%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.




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Referenced Stocks: VMC , TCK , SQM , WMW

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