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SmarTrend Watching for Potential Pullback in Shares of Vulcan Materials After 1.23% Gain

By Amy Schwartz

Vulcan Materials (NYSE:VMC) traded in a range yesterday that spanned from a low of $127.17 to a high of $129.33. Yesterday, the shares gained 1.2%, which took the trading range above the 3-day high of $127.92 on volume of 492,000 shares. Often times after large one-day gains, short term traders will seek to take profits and, as such, investors should be cautious.

In the past 52 weeks, shares of Vulcan Materials have traded between a low of $105.71 and a high of $141.20 and are now at $128.98, which is 22% above that low price. Over the past week, the 200-day moving average (MA) has gone up 0.4% while the 50-day MA has advanced 1.3%.

SmarTrend is monitoring the recent change of momentum in Vulcan Materials. Please refer to our Company Overview for the results of our proprietary technical indicators that have been scanning shares of Vulcan Materials in search of a potential trend change.

Keywords: rebounders Vulcan Materials

Ticker(s): VMC