Trade Ideas Newsletter 07/26/2016

VMC is at the start of a significant breakout

Based on the preceding analysis in VMC, traders should determine that their account can handle increased risk from a new position. Also be sure that VMC is not too correlated with your existing position. Lastly, excellent traders always check how a new addition relates to not just their overall account, but the prevailing market action as well. For example, check the S&P 500. Is it trending up or down recently? Has it recently exceeded key resistance or support levels? Be sure to align your trading actions on VMC with the overall market so you are not swimming against the tide.


Currently the calculated sentiment levels, evaluated by Traders For Wealth, have shown an increasingly positive bias toward VMC. Also, the price action in VMC has been moving on up. This is a strong sign for a potential upside breakout. Traders should view this as a bullish trade and make sure it aligns with the overall market mood, and their current positions.

Vulcan Materials Company (VMC)

Vulcan Materials Company is a producer of construction aggregates (primarily crushed stone, sand and gravel) and a producer of asphalt mix and ready-mixed concrete. The Company has four segments organized around its principal product lines: Aggregates, Asphalt Mix, Concrete and Calcium. The Company operates approximately 344 aggregates facilities. The Aggregates segment produces and sells aggregates (crushed stone, sand and gravel, sand, and other aggregates) and related products and services (transportation and other). The Company has approximately 15.7 billion tons of permitted and proven or probable aggregates reserves. The Company produces and sells asphalt mix in Arizona, California, New Mexico and Texas. The Company produces and sells ready-mixed concrete in Georgia, Maryland, New Mexico, Texas, Virginia, Washington D.C. and the Bahamas. The Calcium segment consists of a Florida facility that mines, produces and sells calcium products.