Vulcan Materials Co
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In light of a Trump presidency, Gabelli advises investors to bet on infrastructure plays such as Mueller Industries (MLI) and Vulcan Materials (VMC).
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The Outlook for the Vulcan Materials Company
The Vulcan Materials Company’s (VMC) revenue grew 5% and 7% in 2016 and 9M17, respectively. Aggregates, concrete, and calcium drove the growth in 2016, offset by asphalt mix.
What’s Led to Vulcan Materials’ Upward Dividend Yield Curve
Vulcan’s dividend yield Vulcan Materials’ (VMC) 100% dividend-per-share growth in 2016 has been followed by 25% growth in 2017. Its dividend yield curve has sloped upward due to growth in its dividend per share and a sharp drop in its stock price growth. Its stock price has risen 1% YTD (year-to-date), compared with 32% in 2016. The company, like the overall […]
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What’s Causing the MFS Growth Fund’s Performance to Fall?
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Why FMC’s Health and Nutrition Segment’s Revenue Fell in 2Q16
In 2Q16, FMC Corporation’s (FMC) Health and Nutrition segment reported revenue of $195 million, representing 24.1% of FMC’s total revenue.
How Do US Steel Demand Indicators Look in July?
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Excess Diversification Hasn’t Worked for PLGAX in 2016
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MDU Resources Reports Mixed Quarterly Results
After its 3Q15 earnings report, MDU Resources rose by 1.8% to close at $19.20 per share as of November 2, 2015.
May Housing Starts Rise Year-over-Year but Dip 11% in April
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Construction Spending Hits the Highest Level since November 2008
The construction sector accounts for more than 40% of total steel consumption in the US. In April, construction spending increased 2.2% over the previous month.
US Construction Spending Increased 2.2% in March
In the latest reading in March, total construction spending increased 2.2% on a YoY basis. However, it declined slightly from February.
Maverick Capital Adds to Position in Vulcan Materials in 4Q14
Maverick Capital increased its position in Vulcan Materials by $147 million in stock. Vulcan accounts for 2.91% of the fund’s portfolio in 4Q14.
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The Bureau of Labor Statistics released the Employment Situation report for April on Friday, May 2. One of the most keenly watched monthly labor indicators, the report estimated that the U.S. economy added about 288,000 jobs.