Based in Birmingham, AL, Vulcan Materials Company (VMC - Free Report) is engaged in the production, distribution and sale of construction aggregates and other construction materials in the U.S. and Mexico.
Investors should note that earnings estimate for VMC has moved down by 2.4% in the last seven days. The building materials company has posted one positive earnings surprise in the past four quarters, with a positive average surprise of 4.24%, owing to stellar performance in the last quarter.
Currently, VMC has a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold), but that could definitely change following Vulcan’ earnings report which was just released. You can see the complete list of today’s Zacks #1 Rank (Strong Buy) stocks here.
We have highlighted some of the key stats from this just-revealed announcement below:
Earnings: VMC missed on earnings. The Zacks Consensus Estimate for earnings called for EPS of $1.22, and the company reported adjusted earnings of 90 cents instead.
Vulcan Materials Company Price and EPS Surprise
Revenues: VMC reported revenues of $1.03 million. This also missed the consensus estimate of $1.08 billion.
Key Stats to Note: Aggregates shipment decreased 2% in the quarter.
Check back later for our full write up on this VMC earnings report later!
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