Were Analysts Bearish Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) This Week?

Angelo Anderson
October 13, 2017

Its up 9.19% from 2.83 million shares previously. Of those holders, 255 had increased positions amounting to 12.63 million shares, 267 had decreased positions amounting to 8.27 million shares, and 88 holders have a held position accounting for 98.49 million shares.

In other news, insider David B. Pasley sold 1,250 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, September 1st. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Vulcan Materials from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report on Wednesday, July 12th. It has underperformed by 6.11% the S&P500. Third Point LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Vulcan Materials during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $202,688,000. OLD Mutual Customised Solutions Proprietary Ltd. now owns 2,459 shares of the construction company's stock worth $296,000 after buying an additional 559 shares during the last quarter. Bowen Hanes & Inc invested in 141,850 shares or 0.88% of the stock.

About 678,335 shares traded.

About 110,264 shares traded. It has underperformed by 29.21% the S&P500.

Covington Capital Management boosted its holdings in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) by 11.4% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. As per Tuesday, June 14, the company rating was maintained by Shore Capital. The firm earned "Sector Perform" rating on Monday, February 15 by RBC Capital Markets.

Ratings analysis reveals 69% of Vulcan Materials Company's analysts are positive. BB&T Capital has "Buy" rating and $135 target. Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) has risen 10.59% since October 11, 2016 and is uptrending. The stock has "Hold" rating by Jefferies on Monday, August 21. Jefferies Group LLC set a $114.00 target price on Vulcan Materials and gave the stock a "hold" rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 22nd. Citigroup initiated the shares of VMC in report on Wednesday, March 29 with "Buy" rating.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.95 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.22, from 1.17 in 2017Q1. It fall, as 44 investors sold Vulcan Materials Company shares while 183 reduced holdings. 63 funds opened positions while 153 raised stakes. Kinsight Limited Liability Company invested in 0.5% or 6,908 shares. New York-based Blackrock has invested 0.05% in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC). 110,206 were accumulated by Fil. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with "Buy" on Monday, October 9. The Connecticut-based Hartford Com has invested 0.07% in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC). Finally, L & S Advisors Inc purchased a new position in Vulcan Materials Company during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $210,000. Cramer Rosenthal Mcglynn Limited Co has 462,764 shares for 0.9% of their portfolio.

Vulcan Materials Company is a supplier of construction aggregates (primarily crushed stone, sand and gravel) and a producer of asphalt mix and ready-mixed concrete. Driehaus Cap Mngmt Limited Liability Company stated it has 1,696 shares. The Firm operates through four divisions: Aggregates, Asphalt Mix, Concrete and Calcium. It has a 24 P/E ratio. The Aggregates segment produces and sells aggregates (crushed stone, sand and gravel, sand, and other aggregates) and related products and services (transportation and other).

Analysts await Ultra Clean Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:UCTT) to report earnings on October, 25. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.78%. VMC's profit would be $153.45 million giving it 25.25 P/E if the $1.16 EPS is correct. It last reported revenues of $2.42 billion and EPS of $1.98 for the June 2017, representing 5% top-line growth and 1.68 EPS growth. Its down 0.03, from 0.98 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 14 investors sold First Commonwealth Financial shares while 30 reduced holdings. 112 funds opened positions while 451 raised stakes. Great West Life Assurance Company Can reported 123,735 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Of those transactions, there were 0 shares of VMC bought and 44,548 shares sold. Raymond James & Assoc stated it has 21,670 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. The Firm is a client-focused global business with assets under management. Fmr Lc holds 181,005 shares. Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Ltd Com has 1.99M shares for 1.34% of their portfolio. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 4,209,593 shares of the construction company's stock worth $533,271,000 after acquiring an additional 4,126,822 shares during the last quarter. Renaissance Technology Ltd Co reported 336,965 shares. California State Teachers Retirement Sys has 171,490 shares for 0% of their portfolio.

Among 13 analysts covering SuperGroup (LON:SGP), 8 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 29% are positive. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, November 19 by Argus Research. The firm has "Sector Perform" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Thursday, January 28. The company was maintained on Thursday, May 11 by Liberum Capital.

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