NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

Vulcan Materials Company

(NYSE:

VMC

) is tomorrow, February 23, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of one cent per share. At a price of $46.63 as of 9:34 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.1%.

The average volume for Vulcan has been 1.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Vulcan has a market cap of $5.46 billion and is part of the

industrial goods

sector and

materials & construction

industry. Shares are up 19% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Vulcan Materials Company engages in the production and sale of construction aggregates for the infrastructure industry primarily in the United States. The company operates in four segments: Aggregates, Concrete, Asphalt Mix, and Cement.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Vulcan as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including weak operating cash flow and poor profit margins. You can view the full

Vulcan Ratings Report

.

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