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Vulcan: 2Q Earnings Snapshot

July 31, 2018

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) _ Vulcan Materials Co. (VMC) on Tuesday reported second-quarter profit of $159.7 million.

The Birmingham, Alabama-based company said it had profit of $1.19 per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs and to account for discontinued operations, were $1.23 per share.

The results did not meet Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.37 per share.

The construction materials company posted revenue of $1.2 billion in the period, which topped Street forecasts. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $1.16 billion.

Vulcan shares have declined nearly 9 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 index has risen almost 5 percent. The stock has declined 5.5 percent in the last 12 months.

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This story was generated by Automated Insights (http://automatedinsights.com/ap) using data from Zacks Investment Research. Access a Zacks stock report on VMC at https://www.zacks.com/ap/VMC

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