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Vulcan Materials (NYSE:VMC) Given Daily Media Sentiment Score of 0.12

Vulcan Materials (NYSE:VMC) Given Daily Media Sentiment Score of 0.12

VMC's SI was 3.79 million shares in December as released by FINRA. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue accumulated 4,301 shares. The stock of Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, November 19 by Argus Research. Aperio Group LLC now owns 43,607 shares of the construction company's stock valued at $5,524,000 after buying an additional 2,718 shares in the last quarter. About 268,253 shares traded. Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ:CSIQ) has declined 25.32% since December 11, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 6.11% the S&P500.

Vulcan Materials Company (VMC) analysts on average have given a price target of $139.27 on VMC stock. Therefore 69% are positive. The construction company reported $0.34 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.22 by $0.12. In analysts note revealed to investors and clients on Monday, 9 October, Vulcan Materials (NYSE:VMC) shares have had their Buy Rating kept by stock analysts at RBC Capital. The firm has "Buy" rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Tuesday, September 26. Bank of America maintained Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) on Thursday, October 19 with "Neutral" rating. The firm has "Outperform" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Wednesday, August 5.

Westwood Corp Il holds 1.35% or 68,000 shares in its portfolio. The stock of Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, October 11 by Jefferies. Goldman Sachs has "Buy" rating and $146 target. As per Wednesday, March 29, the company rating was initiated by Citigroup.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.06 in 2017 Q2. It worsened, as 44 investors sold Vulcan Materials Company shares while 183 reduced holdings.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. The company's market cap is $16.68 Billion, and the average volume is $1.13 Million. Appleton Ma has 35,803 shares. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 897,658 shares of the construction company's stock valued at $107,359,000 after purchasing an additional 3,048 shares during the period.

Vulcan Materials (NYSE:VMC) traded down $2.96 on Monday, reaching $122.92. London Of Virginia owns 267,746 shares for 0.23% of their portfolio. Plante Moran Financial Advisors Limited owns 0% invested in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) for 15 shares. 8,200 were reported by Gateway Inv Advisers Ltd Liability Co. Vulcan Materials Company had 32 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The Pennsylvania-based Glenmede Tru Na has invested 0% in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC). Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania School Empls Retrmt invested 0.02% in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC). Andra Ap has 3,200 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of VMC in report on Wednesday, August 23 with "Buy" rating. Vulcan Materials had a return on equity of 8.71% and a net margin of 10.20%.

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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. The company has a market cap of $16,470.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 42.38, a PEG ratio of 2.46 and a beta of 0.88. The Company operates through four segments: Aggregates, Asphalt Mix, Concrete and Calcium. It has a 43.19 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).

Among 3 analysts covering Cutera (NASDAQ:CUTR), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Its 52-week high and low range is between $2.87 and $1.3. The stock now has an average rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $135.60.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 8th. (NASDAQ:CUTR) has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, June 27 by Gabelli.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.95 in Q2 2017. Its down 1.09, from 2.22 in 2017Q1.

The top 5 institutional holders, in ascending order, are as follows: VANGUARD GROUP INC with 13.53 million shares, STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE CO with 12.68 million shares, PRICE T ROWE ASSOCIATES INC /MD/ with 9.38 million shares, BLACKROCK INC. with 8.78 million shares, and STATE STREET CORP with 5.43 million shares. Gamco Invsts Incorporated Et Al stated it has 576,363 shares. Of those holders, 247 had increased positions amounting to 13.79 million shares, 276 had decreased positions amounting to 11.62 million shares, and 87 holders have a held position accounting for 96.53 million shares. Bancshares Of America De owns 136,985 shares. Pioneer Mngmt Inc holds 160,341 shares. (NASDAQ:CUTR) for 11,552 shares. Eventide Asset Management Ltd Co owns 110,000 shares. Artisan Prtn Ltd Partnership accumulated 0% or 4,638 shares. Federated Investors Inc Pa owns 0% invested in Cutera, Inc. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. boosted its holdings in Vulcan Materials by 2.5% in the 3rd quarter.

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