Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 11/21/13, Vulcan Materials Co (VMC) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.01, payable on 12/10/13. As a percentage of VMC's recent stock price of $55.57, this dividend works out to approximately 0.02%.
Below is a dividend history chart for VMC, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.01 declared by Vulcan Materials Co :
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from VMC is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 0.07% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of VMC shares, versus its 200 day moving average:Looking at the chart above, VMC's low point in its 52 week range is $45.42 per share, with $60.14 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $55.71.
According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, VMC makes up 1.34% of the S&P 500 High Beta Portfolio ETF (SPHB) which is trading lower by about 0.1% on the day Tuesday. In Tuesday trading, Vulcan Materials Co shares are currently up about 0.4% on the day.