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How to buy Martin Marietta Materials stock
Learn how to easily invest in Martin Marietta Materials stock.
Martin Marietta Materials is a building materials business based in the US. Martin Marietta Materials shares (MLM) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Martin Marietta Materials employs 9,400 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $5.7 billion.
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Martin Marietta Materials stock price (NYSE: MLM)Use our graph to track the performance of MLM stocks over time.
Martin Marietta Materials shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$336.83|
|52-week range||$283.40 - $403.86|
|50-day moving average||$352.69|
|200-day moving average||$340.93|
|Wall St. target price||$424.85|
|Dividend yield||$2.54 (0.81%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$13.71|
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Martin Marietta Materials price performance over time
Historical closes compared with the close of $336.83 from 2023-03-24
|1 week (2023-03-20)||3.69%|
|1 month (2023-02-28)||-6.40%|
|3 months (2022-12-28)||-0.32%|
|6 months (2022-09-28)||5.38%|
|1 year (2022-03-28)||-15.24%|
|2 years (2021-03-26)||-1.14%|
|3 years (2020-03-27)||88.78%|
|5 years (2018-03-27)||70.84%|
Is Martin Marietta Materials stock undervalued or overvalued?
Valuing Martin Marietta Materials stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Martin Marietta Materials's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Martin Marietta Materials's P/E ratio
Martin Marietta Materials's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 24x. In other words, Martin Marietta Materials shares trade at around 24x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
Martin Marietta Materials's PEG ratio
Martin Marietta Materials's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.8921. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Martin Marietta Materials's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Martin Marietta Materials's EBITDA
Martin Marietta Materials's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $1.6 billion.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Martin Marietta Materials's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Martin Marietta Materials financials
|Revenue TTM||$5.7 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||18.96%|
|Gross profit TTM||$1.4 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||4.62%|
|Return on equity TTM||12.49%|
|Market capitalisation||$20.8 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Martin Marietta Materials share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 21.44% of net profits
Recently Martin Marietta Materials has paid out, on average, around 21.44% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.81% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Martin Marietta Materials shareholders could enjoy a 0.81% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Martin Marietta Materials's case, that would currently equate to about $2.54 per share.
While Martin Marietta Materials's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Martin Marietta Materials is investing more in its future growth.
Martin Marietta Materials's most recent dividend payout was on 30 March 2023. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 2 March 2023 (the "ex-dividend date").
Martin Marietta Materials share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Martin Marietta Materials's shares have ranged in value from as little as $283.4045 up to $403.8593. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Martin Marietta Materials's is 0.8667. This would suggest that Martin Marietta Materials's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Martin Marietta Materials overview
Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. , a natural resource-based building materials company, supplies aggregates and heavy-side building materials to the construction industry in the United States and internationally. It offers crushed stone, sand, and gravel products; ready mixed concrete and asphalt; paving products and services; and Portland and specialty cement for use in the infrastructure projects, and nonresidential and residential construction markets, as well as in the railroad, agricultural, utility, and environmental industries. The company also produces magnesia-based chemicals products; dolomitic lime primarily to customers for steel production and soil stabilization; and cement treated materials. Its chemical products are used in flame retardants, wastewater treatment, pulp and paper production, and other environmental applications. Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. was founded in 1939 and is headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina.
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Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of Martin Marietta Materials is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.694% of Martin Marietta Materials shares are held by insiders and 96.877% by institutions. How many people work for Martin Marietta Materials?
Latest data suggests 9,400 work at Martin Marietta Materials. When does the fiscal year end for Martin Marietta Materials?
Martin Marietta Materials's fiscal year ends in December. Where is Martin Marietta Materials based?
Martin Marietta Materials's address is: 4123 Parklake Avenue, Raleigh, NC, United States, 27612 What is Martin Marietta Materials's ISIN number?
Martin Marietta Materials's international securities identification number is: US5732841060 What is Martin Marietta Materials's CUSIP number?
Martin Marietta Materials's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 573284106
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