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How to buy Martin Marietta Materials stock in Canada

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Martin Marietta Materials is a building materials business based in the US. Martin Marietta Materials shares (MLM.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US dollars. Its last market close was $592.92 – a decrease of 0.39% over the previous day. Martin Marietta Materials employs 9,400 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $6.8 billion.

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

Only you can make the decision on the time to leap... but here's some supporting information and analysis.

Use our graph to track the performance of MLM stocks over time.

Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Martin Marietta Materials's shares have ranged in value from as little as $341.6646 up to $626.67. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

MLM.US volatility(beta: 0.95)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

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 0.946. This would suggest that Martin Marietta Materials's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Historical closes compared with the last close of $592.92

1 week (2024-04-11)-1.53%
1 month (2024-03-18)-1.55%
3 months (2024-01-18)17.30%
6 months (2023-10-18)44.36%
1 year (2023-04-18)66.18%
2 years (2022-04-18)60.38%
3 years (2021-04-18)69.11%
5 years (2019-04-17)180.25%

The gauge below shows real-time ratings that are based on 26 popular indicators such as moving averages, for specific time periods. It's not a recommendation but is simply technical analysis that can form part of your research.

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Is Martin Marietta Materials under- or over-valued?

Valuing a stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge value. Check out the Martin Marietta Materials P/E ratio, PEG ratio and EBITDA

Martin Marietta Materials's current stock price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 31x. In other words, Martin Marietta Materials stocks trade at around 31x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the United States stock markets on average as of November 09, 2023 (20.44). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Martin Marietta Materials's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 3.9759. Higher PEG ratios such as this can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value given the current rate of growth.

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 (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is a whopping $2.1 billion ($2.9 billion CAD).

The EBITDA is a measure of a Martin Marietta Materials's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

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