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Vulcan Materials Company (VMC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 26, 2013

Vulcan Materials Company ( VMC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.01 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 10, 2013. Shareholders who purchased VMC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 8th quarter that VMC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $49.71, the dividend yield is .08%.

The previous trading day's last sale of VMC was $49.71, representing a -16.43% decrease from the 52 week high of $59.48 and a 33.45% increase over the 52 week low of $37.25.

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 -$.06. Zacks Investment Research reports VMC's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 96.11%, compared to an industry average of 43.3%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the VMC Dividend History page.

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 12.29% 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 Nasdaq, Inc.


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

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