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2017 Portfolio Performance Review - A Tale Of 2 Halves

2018-01-02 seekingalpha
2017 was a strong year for my portfolio, returning 26.37% versus the S&P 500s 20.37% return. (766-1)

Corporate News Blog - Polaris Materials Corp.’s Acquisition Completed by US Concrete

2017-11-21 accesswire
LONDON, UK / ACCESSWIRE / November 21, 2017 / Pro-Trader Daily takes a look at the latest corporate events and news making the headlines for US Concrete Inc. (NASDAQ: USCR), following which we have published a free report that can be viewed by signing up at The Company announced on November 17, 2017, that is has completed the acquisition of Polaris Materials Corp. (36-1)

Tracking Dan Loeb's Third Point Portfolio - Q3 2017 Update

2017-11-10 seekingalpha
Dan Loeb's 13F portfolio value increased 5.45% from $11.28B to $11.90B this quarter. The number of positions increased from 32 to 37. (1016-3)

Vulcan Declares Quarterly Dividend on Common Stock

2017-10-13 prnewswire
BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE: VMC) today declared a quarterly cash dividend of twenty-five cents per share on its common stock.  The dividend will be payable on December 8, 2017, to shareholders of record at the close of business on November 22, 2017. (1-0)

Breakfast Technical Briefing on General Building Materials Stocks -- Masco, Summit Materials, USG Corp., and Vulcan Materials

2017-10-06 prnewswire
If you want a Stock Review on MAS, SUM, USG, or VMC then come over to and sign up for your free customized report. Focus is shifted on the Building Materials sector, which can be highly cyclical, giving investors cause for caution. There are a number of subsectors - some mature, others growing. The group is fragmented, but there are companies that dominate certain niches. (85-0)

Vulcan Announces Termination Of Agreement Between Vulcan And Polaris Materials Corporation

2017-09-29 prnewswire
BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Sept. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE: VMC), the nation's largest producer of construction aggregates, issued the following comment in response to today's announcement by Polaris Materials Corporation (TSX: PLS) that Polaris has terminated its previously announced agreement to be acquired by Vulcan.  Polaris indicated it has terminated the agreement because its Board of Directors has accepted a Superior Proposal as defined in the agreement with Vulcan. (1-0)

Is The Bidding War For Polaris Materials And Opportunity?

2017-09-29 seekingalpha
The company received two bids. It seems that the company is still undervalued and more bids are expected to come. (1-0)

Vulcan Quarry In Alabama Wins Prestigious Platinum Environmental Award

2017-09-28 prnewswire
BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Sept. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Vulcan Materials Company's (NYSE: VMC) Gurley Quarry has been named the winner of the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association's (NSSGA) Platinum Environmental Excellence Award, the highest environmental recognition presented by the national organization. (1-0)

Vulcan Announces Second Quarter Conference Call

2017-07-19 prnewswire
BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE: VMC) will host its second quarter earnings conference call on Wednesday, August 2 at 10:00 a.m. CT (11:00 a.m. ET).  Financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2017 will be released before the NYSE market opens on August 2.

Vulcan Declares Quarterly Dividend On Common Stock

2017-07-14 prnewswire
BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE: VMC) today declared a quarterly cash dividend of twenty-five cents per share on its common stock.  The dividend will be payable on September 8, 2017, to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 23, 2017.

Infrastructure Week Opportunities: CAT, VMC, MLM

2017-06-16 investorplace
Last week was great for the Trump Trade. The White House even touted it as Infrastructure Week.

How These General Building Materials Stocks are Performing? -- USG Corp., Vulcan Materials, Real Goods Solar, and Builders FirstSource

2017-06-16 prnewswire
On Thursday, June 15, 2017, the NASDAQ Composite, the Dow Jones Industrial Average, and the S&P 500 edged lower at the closing bell. Six out of nine sectors ended yesterday's trading session in bearish territories. Taking into consideration yesterday's market sentiment, assessed the following General Building Materials equities this morning: USG Corp. (NYSE: USG), Vulcan Materials Co.

Cemex Is Better Than The Market Seems To Think

2017-05-28 seekingalpha
Cemex has made significant strides in improving its operating efficiency, leading to higher margins, lower working capital needs, and better asset utilization.

Tracking Stephen Mandel's Lone Pine Capital Portfolio - Q1 2017 Update

2017-05-26 seekingalpha
Stephen Mandel’s 13F portfolio value decreased from $19.16B to $19.01B. The number of positions decreased from 41 to 34.

Martin Marietta Materials Already Pricing In A Lot Of Things Going Right

2017-05-17 seekingalpha
Martin Marietta Materials is a quality play on growth in infrastructure and non-residential construction, but the shares already assume meaningful improvements in volume/price and operating margins.

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