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SmarTrend Watching for Potential Pullback in Shares of Vulcan Materials After 2.05% Gain

By James Quinn

Vulcan Materials (NYSE:VMC) traded in a range yesterday that spanned from a low of $114.25 to a high of $118.28. Yesterday, the shares gained 2.1%, which took the trading range above the 3-day high of $115.72 on volume of 804,000 shares. Often times after large one-day gains, short term traders will seek to take profits and, as such, investors should be cautious.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Vulcan Materials on February 21st, 2018 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $123.91. Since that call, shares of Vulcan Materials have fallen 7.4%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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 $117.21, which is 11% above that low price. Over the last five market days, the 200-day moving average (MA) has gone up 0.4% while the 50-day MA has advanced 1.3%.

Keywords: rebounders Vulcan Materials

Ticker(s): VMC