BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE: VMC) at a meeting held today declared a quarterly dividend of six cents per share on its common stock payable September 10, 2014, to shareholders of record August 27, 2014.
Don James, Vulcan's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, stated "This new quarterly dividend represents the second increase this year and reflects our confidence in our business, which continues to generate improving operating earnings and cash flows."
Vulcan Materials Company, a member of the S&P 500 index, is the nation's foremost producer of construction aggregates and a major producer of other construction materials. For additional information about Vulcan, go to www.vulcanmaterials.com.
SOURCE Vulcan Materials Company