LP Acquires 63859 Shares of Vulcan Materials Company (VMC)

Marco Green
December 5, 2017

Cms Energy Corp now has $13.88B valuation. The stock increased 0.40% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $15.13. Currently, 90.07 million total shares are owned by the public and among those 89.11 million shares have been available to trade. CMS Energy Corporation (NYSE:CMS) has risen 12.78% since December 5, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.66% the S&P500. SunTrust maintained the shares of CMS in report on Monday, October 19 with "Neutral" rating. Salem Investment Counselors Inc acquired 5,397 shares as Vulcan Materials Company (VMC)'s stock rose 5.55%. LP now owns 284,381 shares of the construction company's stock worth $34,012,000 after purchasing an additional 63,859 shares during the last quarter. The stock has a market cap of $16,570.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 40.81, a P/E/G ratio of 2.37 and a beta of 0.88. Its last month's stock price volatility remained 3.1% which for the week stands at 2.36%. Eaton Vance Mgmt reported 2.53M shares stake. Investors of record on Wednesday, November 22nd will be issued a dividend of $0.25 per share.

Vulcan Materials Company (VMC) has demonstrated a 20-day simple moving average (SMA) of -1.88%, and a 50-day SMA of 0.13%. Recently attention has been given to shares of Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) as the stock recently touched $125.25, a 2.09% move from the most recent open.

A number of other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. The latest exchange of 1.86 Million shares is above its average trading activity of 1.12 Million shares. Princeton Cap Mngmt Inc holds 11,703 shares or 0.93% of its portfolio. Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated a "buy" rating and issued a $154.00 price target on shares of Vulcan Materials in a research note on Tuesday, October 10th.

Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC)'s Return on Assets (ROA) is at 4.50%. Gotham Asset Management Limited Liability has invested 0.02% in CMS Energy Corporation (NYSE:CMS).

News stories about Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to AlphaOne. Analysts set a 12-month price target of $13.68 a share. Adirondack Tru reported 0% in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC). Schwab Charles Mngmt has 418,466 shares. Howe And Rusling holds 0% or 25 shares in its portfolio. Barnett & Co Incorporated invested in 0.03% or 575 shares. Janus Henderson Group PLC boosted its stake in Vulcan Materials by 4,985.8% in the 2nd quarter. About 463,588 shares traded. Schlumberger Ltd (NYSE:SLB) was reduced too. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $1.01 EPS. sell-side analysts forecast that Vulcan Materials Company will post 3.04 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. Therefore 31% are positive. Advisors Asset Management Inc.'s holdings in Vulcan Materials were worth $6,686,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. The firm has "Neutral" rating by DA Davidson given on Monday, August 17. Citigroup initiated the stock with "Buy" rating in Wednesday, March 29 report. The stock of Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) earned "Buy" rating by BB&T Capital on Wednesday, May 4. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. Citigroup restated a "buy" rating and set a $140.00 target price (down previously from $145.00) on shares of Vulcan Materials in a research note on Monday, October 9th. The rating was upgraded by Credit Suisse on Monday, July 24 to "Outperform". The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Wednesday, August 2 with "Hold". The firm has "Buy" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Friday, November 3. Argus Research maintained the shares of VMC in report on Thursday, November 19 with "Buy" rating.

Analysts await Redwood Trust, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRA) to report earnings on December, 6 before the open. They expect $3.75 EPS, up 11.61% or $0.39 from last year's $3.36 per share. RWT's profit will be $26.22 million for 11.13 P/E if the $0.34 EPS becomes a reality. Principal Financial Group Inc. now owns 949,062 shares of the construction company's stock worth $113,508,000 after purchasing an additional 394,854 shares in the last quarter.

Seizert Capital Partners Llc increased Ingersoll (NYSE:IR) stake by 217,298 shares to 243,474 valued at $22.25M in 2017Q2. 10,621 are owned by Allstate Corp.

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