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How to buy Martin Marietta Materials stock in Canada | $351.77

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Martin Marietta Materials, Inc

Martin Marietta Materials is a building materials business based in the US. Martin Marietta Materials stocks (MLM.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $351.26 – a decrease of 3.27% over the previous week. Martin Marietta Materials employs 8,700 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $4.5 billion.

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How has Coronavirus impacted Martin Marietta Materials's stock price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Martin Marietta Materials's stock price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was $351.77, which is 28.53% up on its pre-crash value of $251.42 and 160.42% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the stocks fell as low as $135.08.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Martin Marietta Materials stocks at the start of February 2020, those stocks would have been worth $528.92 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth $1,291.00.

Martin Marietta Materials stock price

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Martin Marietta Materials stocks at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-22.
Latest market close$351.77
52-week range$199.9692 - $383.1201
50-day moving average $351.36
200-day moving average $339.5236
Wall St. target price$385.7
PE ratio 28.8177
Dividend yield $2.26 (0.64%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $12.171

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Is it a good time to buy Martin Marietta Materials stock?

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Martin Marietta Materials price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $351.77

1 month (2021-06-25) -2.09%
3 months (2021-04-26) -1.59%

Is Martin Marietta Materials under- or over-valued?

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 29x. In other words, Martin Marietta Materials stocks trade at around 29x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the stocks or simply that they're over-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 1.6083. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the stocks offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the stocks 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 stock prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Martin Marietta Materials's EBITDA

Martin Marietta Materials's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$1.4 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 USD$4.5 billion
Operating margin TTM 22.22%
Gross profit TTM USD$1.3 billion
Return on assets TTM 5.86%
Return on equity TTM 13.55%
Profit margin 17.04%
Book value $94.934
Market capitalisation USD$21.9 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

How to short and sell Martin Marietta Materials stocks

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  2. Search for the stock code. E.g. "MLM.US"
  3. Choose your position size.
  4. Select "sell" rather than "buy".
  5. Confirm your position and keep tabs on it. You may wish to set limits on your position.

There are currently 641,990 Martin Marietta Materials stocks held short by investors – that's known as Martin Marietta Materials's "short interest". This figure is 24.2% up from 516,997 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Martin Marietta Materials stocks can be evaluated.

Martin Marietta Materials's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Martin Marietta Materials's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Martin Marietta Materials stocks currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Martin Marietta Materials stocks traded daily (recently around 406322.78481013). Martin Marietta Materials's SIR currently stands at 1.58. In other words for every 100,000 Martin Marietta Materials stocks traded daily on the market, roughly 1580 stocks are currently held short.

However Martin Marietta Materials's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Martin Marietta Materials stocks, or, against the total number of tradable Martin Marietta Materials stocks (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Martin Marietta Materials's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding stocks (for every 100,000 Martin Marietta Materials stocks in existence, roughly 10 stocks are currently held short) or 0.0104% of the tradable stocks (for every 100,000 tradable Martin Marietta Materials stocks, roughly 10 stocks are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the stock price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Martin Marietta Materials.

Find out more about how you can short Martin Marietta Materials stock.

Martin Marietta Materials's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Martin Marietta Materials.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Martin Marietta Materials's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 30

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Martin Marietta Materials's overall score of 30 (as at 12/31/2018) is pretty weak – landing it in it in the 63rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Martin Marietta Materials is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Martin Marietta Materials's environmental score

Environmental score: 18.22/100

Martin Marietta Materials's social score

Social score: 1.66/100

Martin Marietta Materials's governance score

Governance score: 8.11/100

Martin Marietta Materials's controversy score

Controversy score: 2/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Martin Marietta Materials scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that Martin Marietta Materials has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Martin Marietta Materials, Inc was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 30
Total ESG percentile 62.84
Environmental score 18.22
Social score 1.66
Governance score 8.11
Level of controversy 2

Martin Marietta Materials stock dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 20.15% of net profits

Recently Martin Marietta Materials has paid out, on average, around 20.15% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.65% 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 0.65% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Martin Marietta Materials's case, that would currently equate to about $2.26 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 29 June 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their stocks by 27 May 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Martin Marietta Materials stock price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Martin Marietta Materials's stocks have ranged in value from as little as $199.9692 up to $383.1201. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

MLM.US volatility(beta: 0.65)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a stocks volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Martin Marietta Materials's is 0.6458. This would suggest that Martin Marietta Materials's stocks 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 used in the infrastructure projects, and nonresidential and residential construction markets, as well as in the railroad, agricultural, utility, and environmental industries. The company also manufactures and markets magnesia-based chemical products for the industrial, agricultural, and environmental applications; and dolomitic lime primarily for customers in the steel and mining industries. Its chemical products are used in flame retardants, wastewater treatment, pulp and paper production, and other environmental applications. The company was founded in 1939 and is headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina.

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