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%.