Vulcan Materials Company (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 23, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.01 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 10,
2013. Shareholders who purchased VMC stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 7th
quarter that VMC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $54.97, the dividend yield is .07%.
The previous trading day's last sale of VMC was $54.97,
representing a -7.58% decrease from the 52 week high of $59.48 and
a 70.13% increase over the 52 week low of $32.31.
VMC is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes
companies such as Teck Resources Ltd (
) and Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. (
). VMC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is -$.42. Zacks Investment Research reports VMC's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 97.53%, compared to an
industry average of 34.4%.
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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 WMW with an increase of
13.61% over the last 100 days. MOAT has the highest percent
weighting of VMC at 6.05%.