VALE - Vale S.A.

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
14.03
-0.38 (-2.64%)
At close: 4:02PM EDT
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Previous Close14.41
Open14.21
Bid0.00 x 1000
Ask14.45 x 900
Day's Range13.95 - 14.22
52 Week Range7.65 - 15.24
Volume19,190,058
Avg. Volume21,220,439
Market Cap70.52B
Beta1.94
PE Ratio (TTM)13.95
EPS (TTM)1.01
Earnings DateN/A
Forward Dividend & Yield0.28 (1.92%)
Ex-Dividend Date2018-03-07
1y Target Est14.98
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  • Will Vale’s New Dividend Policy Be a Winner?
    Market Realist21 hours ago

    Will Vale’s New Dividend Policy Be a Winner?

    Is a Valuation Rerating in the Cards for Vale Stock? Vale (VALE) announced a new dividend policy on March 29. The dividends are to comprise a minimum of 3s0% adjusted EBITDA, minus sustaining capital expenditure.

  • Vale’s Net Debt Position Improves, Excess Cash Going to Dividends
    Market Realist23 hours ago

    Vale’s Net Debt Position Improves, Excess Cash Going to Dividends

    Vale (VALE) considerably reduced its net debt in 2017. At the end of 2017, its net debt totaled $18.1 billion, a decline of ~28% year-over-year. The company was guiding for net debt of $15.0 billion–$17.0 billion by the end of 2017. In the latest quarter, the company recorded another reduction of $3.2 billion in net debt to reach $14.9 billion. The debt decline during the quarter was supported by the sale of its fertilizer assets to Mosaic for $3.7 billion.

  • Will Vale’s Strategy of Preserving Optionality in Nickel Work?
    Market Realist2 days ago

    Will Vale’s Strategy of Preserving Optionality in Nickel Work?

    Is a Valuation Rerating in the Cards for Vale Stock? Vale’s (VALE) base metal (DBB) production, including nickel and copper production, was in line with its decision to lower its footprint by putting non-competitive mines on care and maintenance. Vale’s strategy is to preserve its optionality in nickel in case of higher demand for nickel class I. Nickel production, therefore, reached 58,600 tons in the first quarter, a decline of 18% year-over-year and 25 sequentially.

  • Why Vale’s Coal Division Is Becoming More Profitable
    Market Realist2 days ago

    Why Vale’s Coal Division Is Becoming More Profitable

    Is a Valuation Rerating in the Cards for Vale Stock? Severe weather conditions in March led to power plant outages and five flooded production pits. In 2017, Vale’s coal division generated positive adjusted EBITDA for the first time since 2010.

  • Why Vale’s Iron Ore Margins Should Remain Supported
    Market Realist2 days ago

    Why Vale’s Iron Ore Margins Should Remain Supported

    Is a Valuation Rerating in the Cards for Vale Stock? The EBITDA for the ferrous division was almost in line with the previous quarter despite seasonally lower volumes, mainly due to higher premiums and the net effect of the 13% increase in the benchmark iron ore index. Vale’s free-on-board (or FOB) cost per ton for iron ore fines was $14.8 per ton in the first quarter, in line with 4Q17.

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  • Cobalt Streaming Deal Could Be the First in a Flood
    Bloomberg3 days ago

    Cobalt Streaming Deal Could Be the First in a Flood

    A streaming deal for cobalt and nickel from a mine in Papua New Guinea may foreshadow other similar arrangements as producers look to capitalize on the battery-commodity boom to raise cash for investments. On Tuesday, Cobalt 27 Capital Corp. -- a Toronto-listed vehicle designed to invest in the metal -- said it reached a $113 million deal with Highlands Pacific Ltd. to buy future production from the Ramu mine in PNG. More than half of global supply comes from the Democratic Republic of Congo, an impoverished country beset by corruption scandals and political unrest.

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  • Should Vale SA. (NYSE:VALE) Be Part Of Your Portfolio?
    Simply Wall St.5 days ago

    Should Vale SA. (NYSE:VALE) Be Part Of Your Portfolio?

    Dividends play an important role in compounding returns in the long run and end up forming a sizeable part of investment returns. Vale SA. (NYSE:VALE) has returned to shareholders overRead More...

  • Brazil’s Biggest Pension Fund Turns Into a $50 Billion Activist
    Bloomberg5 days ago

    Brazil’s Biggest Pension Fund Turns Into a $50 Billion Activist

    Previ, Brazil’s biggest pension fund, sent a letter in February demanding BRF Chairman Abilio Diniz convene a shareholder meeting to remove the entire board, including himself. After a two-month fight, Previ got its way: Investors voted in five new directors and replaced Diniz with Pedro Parente, who’s credited with turning around the country’s state-owned oil company, Petroleo Brasileiro SA. “BRF kept showing successive results that were a concern for us as shareholders,” Gueitiro Matsuo Genso, Previ’s chief executive officer, said in an interview in Sao Paulo.

  • Vale Boss Prefers Giving Away Windfall to Avoid Sins of the Past
    Bloomberg8 days ago

    Vale Boss Prefers Giving Away Windfall to Avoid Sins of the Past

    Vale SA, once the most generous dividend payer among major mining companies, may be poised to regain that status with its chief executive officer nearing debt targets and unwilling to hoard cash or rush into deals. Like others in the industry, the biggest producer of iron ore and nickel cut dividends to defend against a commodity downturn that eroded profit and pushed up debt metrics. In March, Vale approved a plan to begin paying at least 30 percent of earnings before items minus sustaining investments.

  • ACCESSWIRE12 days ago

    Today’s Free Research Reports Coverage on Vale and Other Metals & Minerals Stocks

    Research coverage has been initiated on Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd (NYSE AMER: NAK), Platinum Group Metals Ltd (NYSE AMER: PLG), Polymet Mining Corp. (NYSE AMER: PLM), and Vale S.A. (NYSE: VALE). All you have to do is sign up today for this free limited time offer by clicking the link below.

  • ACCESSWIRE15 days ago

    Today's Research Reports on Trending Tickers: Vale S.A. and Freeport-McMoRan

    NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / May 11, 2018 / U.S. markets eked out gains on Thursday, on the back of positive economic data and strong performance from the technology sector. The technology sector has gained almost 7% in May which is a much steeper gain than any other sector. "Because this handful of stocks (in technology sector) are continuing to lead, it will be hard to get the kind of market breadth that you'd like to see signal a more positive backdrop.

  • Reuters17 days ago

    Brazil antitrust regulator approves Vale-Yara fertilizer deal

    Brazil's antitrust regulator on Wednesday approved the sale of a Vale SA fertilizer unit to Yara International ASA in a deal that will allow the Norwegian group to produce nitrogen-based fertilizers in Brazil. Six of regulator Cade's seven board members voted to approve the $255 million transaction without demanding any asset sales or restrictions. One board member, Paula Farani, abstained from voting.

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  • Could China’s Iron Ore Imports Level Off Soon?
    Market Realist25 days ago

    Could China’s Iron Ore Imports Level Off Soon?

    When it comes to estimating demand for a commodity, considering a country that single-handedly consumes more than 70% of the commodity is imperative. We’re talking, of course, about seaborne-traded iron ore and China. It’s vital to track Chinese iron ore imports to gauge the direction of future prices.

  • Iron Ore Inventories Ease Slightly But Not Enough to Support Prices
    Market Realist25 days ago

    Iron Ore Inventories Ease Slightly But Not Enough to Support Prices

    Iron ore port inventories in China reflect the balance between demand and supply. Usually, if iron ore isn’t used up by steel mills, it piles up at ports. Because this indicator helps provide a sense of the direction of iron ore prices, it’s important to track.

  • Iron Ore Supply Stays High: Could Prices See More Pressure?
    Market Realist26 days ago

    Iron Ore Supply Stays High: Could Prices See More Pressure?

    As major seaborne iron ore exporters are in Australia and Brazil (EWZ), it’s imperative for iron ore investors to track iron ore exports from these countries. They serve as a key supply-side indicator.

  • What’s Keeping Iron Ore Prices Buoyant
    Market Realist26 days ago

    What’s Keeping Iron Ore Prices Buoyant

    In the week ended April 20, iron ore prices recorded their best weekly performance in 17 weeks, mostly supported by China’s announcement of a cut in bank reserve requirements. This move is expected to improve liquidity, boosting economic activity. Steel prices hinge on economic activity in a country. China’s falling steel inventories are also supporting iron ore prices.

  • Has Cliffs Been Able to Reduce Its Costs?
    Market Realist29 days ago

    Has Cliffs Been Able to Reduce Its Costs?

    The cash cost of goods sold for Cleveland-Cliffs’s (CLF) APIO division was $66.36 per ton in 1Q18, 78% higher YoY (year-over-year) and 49% higher sequentially. The increased costs were mainly due to the inclusion of accounting adjustments required for the planned closure of the operations.

  • Cleveland-Cliffs’s Asia-Pacific Division Remained Weaker
    Market Realist29 days ago

    Cleveland-Cliffs’s Asia-Pacific Division Remained Weaker

    Cleveland-Cliffs (CLF) has direct exposure to the seaborne iron ore trade through its APIO (Asia-Pacific Iron Ore) unit. The company announced on April 6 that it expects to close its Australian operations by June 30, 2018. Cliffs’s CEO had noted time and again that due to the strategies followed by seaborne iron ore miners (PICK) such as BHP Billiton (BHP), Vale (VALE), Rio Tinto (RIO), Fortescue Metals Group (FSUGY), and Roy Hill, the iron ore market is in rough shape.

  • Vale S.A. (VALE) Q1 Earnings In Line, Revenues Miss Estimates
    Zackslast month

    Vale S.A. (VALE) Q1 Earnings In Line, Revenues Miss Estimates

    Vale's (VALE) first-quarter adjusted earnings of 37 cents per share in line with the Zacks Consensus Estimate.

  • ACCESSWIRElast month

    Vale S.A. Sponsored ADR to Host Earnings Call

    NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / April 26, 2018 / Vale S.A. Sponsored ADR (NYSE: VALE ) will be discussing their earnings results in their Q1 Earnings Call to be held on April 26, 2018 at 11:00 AM Eastern Time. ...

  • Vale’s 1Q18 Earnings Miss on Lower Prices and Higher Costs
    Market Realistlast month

    Vale’s 1Q18 Earnings Miss on Lower Prices and Higher Costs

    Vale (VALE) released its 1Q18 results on April 25, 2018, after the markets closed. The company reported net earnings of $1.6 billion in 1Q18, 17% lower than what the consensus was expecting. Its earnings also dropped 36% year-over-year (or YoY) due to lower iron ore prices and higher costs.

  • Reuterslast month

    Brazil's Vale 1st-qtr profit slumps by a third on price slide

    Vale SA, the world's largest iron ore producer, posted a 36 percent slump in first-quarter profit compared to the same quarter a year earlier, missing estimates, as iron ore prices slipped despite record sales, results showed Wednesday. In a securities filing, Brazil's Vale said quarterly net income totaled $1.59 billion, below a consensus estimate of $1.926 billion and the $2.49 billion reached a year ago. Adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization, or EBITDA, slumped to $3.971 billion, below a consensus estimate of $4.387 billion compiled by Thomson Reuters and the $4.308 billion posted in the year-ago quarter.