Vulcan Materials Company (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 20, 2014. A cash
dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on
March 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 prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of VMC was $66.44,
representing a -2.25% decrease from the 52 week high of $67.97 and
a 46.28% increase over the 52 week low of $45.42.
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 $.18. Zacks Investment Research reports VMC's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 48.21%, compared to an
industry average of 43.2%.
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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
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Materials ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is RTM with an increase of
8.84% over the last 100 days. WMW has the highest percent weighting
of VMC at 5.03%.