Vulcan Materials Company (VMC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 22, 2017

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Vulcan Materials Company ( VMC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 22, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 09, 2017. Shareholders who purchased VMC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 25% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $126.06, the dividend yield is .79%.

The previous trading day's last sale of VMC was $126.06, representing a -8.77% decrease from the 52 week high of $138.18 and a 19.25% increase over the 52 week low of $105.71.

VMC is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. ( MLM ) and Teck Resources Ltd ( TECK ). VMC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.11. Zacks Investment Research reports VMC's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 42.57%, compared to an industry average of 39.8%.

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:

  • PowerShares Dynamic Build & Construction ( PKB ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PKB with an increase of 1.59% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of VMC at 5.4%.

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

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: VMC , MLM , TECK , PKB

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