Vulcan Materials Company (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 21, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.01 per share is scheduled to be paid on
March 11, 2013. Shareholders who purchased VMC stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 6th quarter that VMC has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of VMC was $55.03,
representing a -7.48% decrease from the 52 week high of $59.48 and
a 70.32% increase over the 52 week low of $32.31.
VMC is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes
companies such as Teck Resources Ltd (
) and Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. (
). VMC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is -$.4. Zacks Investment Research reports VMC's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 125.43%, compared to an
industry average of 43.9%.
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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:
- Market Vectors Wide Moat ETF (
- Elements Exchange Traded Notes Morningstar Wide Moat Focus
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Materials ETF (
- Rydex ETF Trust (
The top-performing ETF of this group is RTM with an increase of
12.09% over the last 100 days. MOAT has the highest percent
weighting of VMC at 6.05%.