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VMC Vulcan Materials PE ratio, current and historical analysis

As at Oct 2, 2023, the VMC stock has a PE ratio of 36.8. This is based on the current EPS of $5.46 and the stock price of $200.93 per share. A decrease of 4.9% has been seen in the P/E ratio compared to the average of 38.7 of the last 4 quarters.

VMC PE ratio history

How has VMC's PE ratio performed in the past

The mean historical PE ratio of Vulcan Materials over the last ten years is 47.75. The current 36.8 PE ratio is 23% below the historical average. Over the past ten years, VMC's PE ratio was at its highest in the Dec 2013 quarter at 312.74, with a price of $59.42 and an EPS of $0.19. The Sep 2018 quarter recorded the bottom point at 20.48, with a price of $111.2 and an EPS of $5.43.


Vulcan Materials PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 35.79% in 2015

Maximum annual decrease: -86.53% in 2014

Year PE ratio Change
2022 40.44 -1.61%
2021 41.1 22.21%
2020 33.63 9.08%
2019 30.83 21.71%
2018 25.33 -10.43%
2017 28.28 -28.82%
2016 39.73 -30.55%
2015 57.21 35.79%
2014 42.13 -86.53%
2013 312.74 N/A

VMC average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of VMC for the past years

VMC's current P/E ratio is above the 3 and 5-year historical averages, but it is below the 10-year average.

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VMC PE vs peers

What is VMC's PE ratio compared to its peers

Compared to its peer stocks MLM and MAS, VMC's PE ratio stands higher. Vulcan Materials is presently trading at a higher PE ratio (36.8) than its peer group average of 16.29.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
MDU Mdu Resources Group Inc 8.68 $3.78B
MAS Masco Corp 14.54 $11.64B
AWI Armstrong World Industries Inc 14.85 $3.13B
MLM Martin Marietta Materials Inc 26.54 $25.05B
VMC Vulcan Materials CO 36.71 $26.63B

Frequently asked questions

What is Vulcan Materials's PE ratio?

As of Oct 2, 2023, VMC stock has a price to earnings ratio of 36.8.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Vulcan Materials (VMC)?

As an average over the last 3 years, VMC stock has a PE ratio of 36.7.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Vulcan Materials (VMC)?

As an average over the last 5 years, VMC stock has a PE ratio of 33.28.

What is the highest PE ratio for VMC?

Over the last ten years, the quarterly PE ratio reached a historic high of 312.74 in the Dec 2013 quarter.

How does the current PE ratio for VMC compare to its historical average?

VMC's current price to earnings ratio is 23% below its 10-year historical average.

How is VMC's PE ratio calculated (Vulcan Materials PE ratio formula)?

The PE ratio is calculated by dividing the most recent price of a stock by its trailing twelve months EPS. As of today (Oct 2, 2023), Vulcan Materials's stock price is $200.93. The earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Jun 2023 is $5.46. Therefore, Vulcan Materials's P/E ratio for today is 36.8. PE RATIO(36.8) = STOCK PRICE($200.93) / TTM EPS($5.46)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.