6.3% More Vulcan Materials Company (holding Company) Common (NYSE:VMC) Short Interest

May 3, 2018 - By Rebecca Betts

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During Q4 2017 the big money sentiment increased to 1.25. That’s change of 0.19, from 2017Q3’s 1.06. 35 investors sold all, 152 reduced holdings as Vulcan Materials Company ratio improved. 168 increased holdings while 65 funds acquired holdings. Funds hold 118.61 million shares thus 2.84% more from 2017Q3’s 115.33 million shares.
Caledonia (Private) Pty Limited stated it has 1.47 million shs or 4.78% of all its holdings. Moreover, Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) Ltd has 0.03% invested in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) for 2,459 shs. Meiji Yasuda Life reported 9,226 shs or 0.16% of all its holdings. National Tx invested in 0.17% or 26,810 shs. Patten And Patten Incorporated Tn invested in 0.11% or 8,379 shs. Citadel Advsr Lc reported 1.63 million shs or 0.13% of all its holdings. Employees Retirement Systems Of Texas owns 46,000 shs. The New York-based Wellington Shields Capital Mngmt Lc has invested 0.16% in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC). Shine Advisory Services Inc reported 274 shs. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank), a Switzerland-based fund reported 28,728 shs. Bancorp Of Mellon reported 2.54 million shs. Retail Bank Of Montreal Can owns 81,765 shs. Balyasny Asset Management Llc has invested 0.01% in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC). Davidson Kempner Mngmt Lp owns 262,500 shs or 1.08% of their US capital. 52,137 are owned by Stifel Finance.

Vulcan Materials Company (holding Company) Common (NYSE:VMC) had an increase of its shares shorted by 6.3%. FINRA published shares shorted of VMC’s total 5.39M shares. The up change of 6.3% from 5.07 million shares was reported. Vulcan Materials Company (holding Company) Common (NYSE:VMC) has 1.47 million shares average volume. It’ll cost 4 days for VMC to restore its former position. Vulcan Materials Company (holding Company) Common’s shares shorted float is 4.08%.

VMC hit $120.98 during the last trading session after $7.32 change.Vulcan Materials Company has 2.51 million shares volume, 71.88% up from normal. VMC is uptrending and has moved 1.98% since May 3, 2017. The stock underperformed the S&P 500 by 9.57%.

Vulcan Materials Company produces and sells construction aggregates, asphalt mix, and ready-mixed concrete primarily in the United States.The company has $16.01 billion market cap. It operates through four divisions: Aggregates, Asphalt Mix, Concrete, and Calcium.The P/E ratio is 27.14. 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

In total 5 analysts cover Vulcan Materials (NYSE:VMC). “Buy” rating has 4, “Sell” are 0, while 1 are “Hold”. (NYSE:VMC) has 80% bullish analysts. 11 are the (NYSE:VMC)’s ratings reports on May 3, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Monday, February 5 Bank of America maintained Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) with “Neutral” rating. On Tuesday, February 27 the firm has “Buy” rating given by Citigroup. On Friday, February 16 the firm has “Hold” rating given by Jefferies. On Friday, April 13 the firm earned “Buy” rating by Stephens. On Monday, April 23 the firm earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies. In Thursday, January 25 report Citigroup maintained the stock with “Buy” rating. On Tuesday, December 12 the stock of Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) earned “Buy” rating by Barclays Capital. On Wednesday, January 17 the firm earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies. On Wednesday, January 3 Stephens maintained Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) rating. Stephens has “Buy” rating and $158.0 target. On Wednesday, May 2 the firm has “Buy” rating given by Bank of America.

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