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Vulcan Materials Company (VMC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 22, 2017

Vulcan Materials Company ( VMC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 22, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 10, 2017. Shareholders who purchased VMC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 25% increase over prior dividend payment.

The previous trading day's last sale of VMC was $120.4, representing a -12.87% decrease from the 52 week high of $138.18 and a 30.5% increase over the 52 week low of $92.26.

VMC is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. ( MLM ) and Teck Resources Ltd ( TECK ). VMC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.92. Zacks Investment Research reports VMC's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 41.4%, compared to an industry average of 17%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the VMC Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to VMC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have VMC as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares Dynamic Build & Construction ( PKB )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Materials ETF ( RTM )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Pure Growth ETF ( RPG )
  • iShares Morningstar Mid-Cap Growth ETF ( JKH ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PKB with an increase of 12.52% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of VMC at 4.73%.

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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