Vulcan Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (VMC)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE: VMC) is tomorrow, May 23, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of one cent per share. At a price of $54.86 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.1%.

The average volume for Vulcan has been 653,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Vulcan has a market cap of $7.16 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 5.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Vulcan Materials Company engages in the production and sale of construction aggregates, as well as asphalt mix, ready-mixed concrete, and cement 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 largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow. You can view the full Vulcan Ratings Report.

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