Capital Analysts LLC Decreases Position in Vulcan Materials Company (VMC)


Bowen Hanes & Co Inc bought 40,450 shares as the company's stock rose 5.55% with the market. Alexandria Capital LLC now owns 1,230 shares of the construction company's stock valued at $148,000 after buying an additional 300 shares during the last quarter. Wells Fargo And Company Mn has invested 0.1% in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC). The stock declined 1.23% or $1.57 reaching $126.18 on the news. About 965,331 shares traded. It has underperformed by 6.11% the S&P500.

The share is moved forward to its percent change from 52-week low of 19.24% and hanging back from its percent change from 52-week high of -15.43%. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co, which owns 12,680,600 shares of the stock are valued at $1.59 billion. Stock monthly performance is recorded as -12.44% while its performance in last one week is 0.00%. It has underperformed by 2.51% the S&P500. Vulcan Materials Company disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that VP, Controller & CIO KHAN EJAZ A has sold 1,500 shares of Vulcan Materials Company (VMC) in trading session dated March 03, 2017.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.05 in Q4 2016. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.79%.

A number of other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of VMC. 81 funds opened positions while 156 raised stakes. First Personal Fincl Service has 584 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Exxonmobil Mgmt Inc Tx stated it has 30,625 shares. Nordea Invest Mgmt holds 0% or 4,812 shares. Cornerstone Cap Management Limited Liability stated it has 0.02% of its portfolio in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC). Assetmark accumulated 3,328 shares. Horizon Investments Limited Liability Company reported 3,647 shares. About shares traded. Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) has risen 10.59% since May 26, 2016 and is uptrending. Texas-based King Luther Cap Corp has invested 0.01% in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC). Ing Groep Nv holds 0.02% or 7,610 shares. Vulcan Materials Company's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is now 27.40%. Highland L P holds 84,900 shares or 0.5% of its portfolio. 2,250 were accumulated by Eads Heald Inv Counsel.

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Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May 10th. Therefore 63% are positive. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Vulcan Materials Company will post $4.06 EPS for the current year. They set a "buy" rating for the company. Verition Fund Mngmt Ltd reported 0.16% in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC). The stock has "Neutral" rating by DA Davidson on Monday, August 17. The rating was upgraded by SunTrust to "Buy" on Wednesday, October 26. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Wednesday, January 20 by Guggenheim. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, November 16 by Bank of America. Six research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. On Monday, May 16 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with "Buy". On Friday, August 14 the stock rating was maintained by Argus Research with "Buy". The company was initiated on Thursday, June 9 by Alembic.

Bowen Hanes & Co Inc, which manages about $2.46B and $1.86 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Harris (NYSE:HRS) by 42,080 shares to 290,375 shares, valued at $29.76 million in 2016Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Corning (NYSE:GLW) by 131,475 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 1.59 million shares, and cut its stake in Church And Dwight (NYSE:CHD).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.81 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.01, from 1.03 in 2016Q3. It turned negative, as 16 investors sold FRP shares while 36 reduced holdings. 70 funds opened positions while 200 raised stakes. Amp Capital Ltd has 0.12% invested in Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE:ADM). Moreover, Sii Inc Wi has 0.38% invested in Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE:ADM). D E Shaw owns 0% invested in FairPoint Communications Inc (NASDAQ:FRP) for 25,826 shares. Utah Retirement Systems holds 0.29% or 46,646 shares. First Quadrant Lp Ca reported 19,279 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Goldman Sachs Grp Incorporated invested in 0% or 112,145 shares. Aqr Cap Management reported 0% stake. Barclays Public Limited Com has 0% invested in FairPoint Communications Inc (NASDAQ:FRP). Finally, Princeton Capital Management Inc. raised its stake in shares of Vulcan Materials Company by 8.2% in the third quarter.

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