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Vulcan Materials Company (VMC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 24, 2016

Vulcan Materials Company ( VMC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 24, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 10, 2016. Shareholders who purchased VMC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 100% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $115.75, the dividend yield is .69%.

The previous trading day's last sale of VMC was $115.75, representing a -1.91% decrease from the 52 week high of $118 and a 46.83% increase over the 52 week low of $78.83.

VMC is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. ( MLM ) and Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. ( SQM ). VMC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.06. Zacks Investment Research reports VMC's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 61.84%, compared to an industry average of 30.8%.

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 ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PKB with an increase of 5.79% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of VMC at 4.84%.

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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