Could Vulcan Materials Company (holding Company) Common (NYSE:VMC) Change Direction After Less Shorts?

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Investors sentiment decreased to 0.91 in Q4 2018. Its down 0.08, from 0.99 in 2018Q3. It is negative, as 63 investors sold Vulcan Materials Company shares while 160 reduced holdings. 71 funds opened positions while 132 raised stakes. 121.80 million shares or 0.80% less from 122.79 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported.
Blair William Il reported 0.02% stake. The Missouri-based Parkside Comml Bank And has invested 0.01% in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC). Morgan Stanley holds 0.11% or 3.80M shares. Ledyard Natl Bank has invested 0.02% in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC). Lpl Financial Limited Liability invested in 0.01% or 21,385 shares. Amalgamated Bancorp holds 0.05% of its portfolio in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) for 19,132 shares. Calamos Wealth Mngmt Limited holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) for 2,032 shares. Financial Bank Of Montreal Can invested 0.01% in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC). Linscomb & Williams accumulated 0.04% or 4,120 shares. Adams Natural Resource Fund holds 15,900 shares or 0.3% of its portfolio. Hyman Charles D stated it has 1.63% in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC). Mirae Asset Global Ltd stated it has 54,015 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Grandfield Dodd Limited Company holds 0.31% or 26,482 shares. Cypress Cap Management Lc (Wy) reported 27 shares. Marshall Wace Limited Liability Partnership holds 76,722 shares or 0.08% of its portfolio.

The stock of Vulcan Materials Company (holding Company) Common (NYSE:VMC) registered a decrease of 2.84% in short interest. VMC’s total short interest was 5.20 million shares in May as published by FINRA. Its down 2.84% from 5.36 million shares, reported previously. With 1.86M shares average volume, it will take short sellers 3 days to cover their VMC’s short positions. The short interest to Vulcan Materials Company (holding Company) Common’s float is 3.95%.

The stock decreased 0.11% or $0.14 during the last trading session, reaching $128.41. About 557,867 shares traded. Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) has declined 1.67% since May 9, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 6.04% the S&P500.

Vulcan Materials Company produces and sells construction aggregates, asphalt mix, and ready-mixed concrete primarily in the United States. The company has market cap of $16.96 billion. It operates through four divisions: Aggregates, Asphalt Mix, Concrete, and Calcium. It has a 32.61 P/E ratio. The Aggregates segment offers crushed stone, sand and gravel, sand, and other aggregates, as well as related services and products.

Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) Ratings Coverage

Among 7 analysts covering Vulcan Materials (NYSE:VMC), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 86% are positive. Vulcan Materials had 11 analyst reports since December 6, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. Nomura upgraded Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) rating on Thursday, December 6. Nomura has “Buy” rating and $140 target. As per Wednesday, March 6, the company rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs. The stock of Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) earned “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Friday, January 4. J.P. Morgan initiated the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, March 21 report.

More notable recent Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) news were published by: which released: “Report: Developing Opportunities within ImmunoGen, Vulcan Materials, Intuit, and Proofpoint — Future Expectations, Projections Moving into 2019 – GlobeNewswire” on May 08, 2019, also with their article: “Vulcan Announces New Presidents For Southern & Gulf Coast And Central Divisions – PRNewswire” published on May 01, 2019, published: “Vulcan Materials declares $0.31 dividend – Seeking Alpha” on February 08, 2019. More interesting news about Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) were released by: and their article: “Vulcan Materials Q4 2018 Earnings Preview – Seeking Alpha” published on February 13, 2019 as well as‘s news article titled: “Vulcan Materials Co. to Host Earnings Call – Yahoo Finance” with publication date: May 02, 2019.

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