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VULCAN MATERIALS COMPANY(HOLDING COMPANY): STOCK RATING SUMMARY
8
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VULCAN MATERIALS COMPANY(HOLDING COMPANY), a mid-cap growth company in the basic industries sector, is expected to outperform the market over the next six months with very low risk.

10 is the best possible rating.

QUICK SUMMARY
Pro

Earnings growth in the past year has accelerated rapidly compared to earnings growth in the past three years. Positive

One or more analysts has modestly increased quarterly earnings estimates for VMC. Positive

The price-to-sales multiple is slightly higher than the average for all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Positive/Neutral for a medium- to large-sized company like VMC

Con

The price-to-earnings multiple is higher than the average for all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Negative

FUNDAMENTAL
Grade: B

The most recent quarterly earnings report was slightly lower than analysts’ consensus forecast. Neutral/Negative

Earnings growth in the past year has accelerated rapidly compared to earnings growth in the past three years. Positive

One or more analysts has modestly increased quarterly earnings estimates for VMC. Positive

OWNERSHIP
Grade: C

Insider trading information is unavailable or inconsistent.

Shares are being heavily sold by financial institutions. Neutral for a large company like VMC

VALUATION
Grade: C

The price-to-earnings multiple is higher than the average for all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Negative

The price-to-sales multiple is slightly higher than the average for all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Positive/Neutral for a medium- to large-sized company like VMC

The ratio of VMC's price-to-earnings multiple to its five-year growth rate is above the average of all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Negative

TECHNICAL
Grade: D

The StockScouter measure of relative price change and consistency is low. Negative

Previous day's closing price for VMC was close to its 50-day moving average. Neutral

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