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. More Details
Proven track record with mediocre balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Martin Marietta Materials's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: MLM is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: MLM's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
US Basic Materials
1 Year Return
US Basic Materials
Return vs Industry: MLM exceeded the US Basic Materials industry which returned 44.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: MLM exceeded the US Market which returned 38.9% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Martin Marietta Materials's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Martin Marietta Materials undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: MLM ($336.87) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($433.41)
Significantly Below Fair Value: MLM is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: MLM is poor value based on its PE Ratio (29.1x) compared to the US Basic Materials industry average (23.6x).
PE vs Market: MLM is poor value based on its PE Ratio (29.1x) compared to the US market (21.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: MLM is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.7x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: MLM is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.6x) compared to the US Basic Materials industry average (2.5x).
How is Martin Marietta Materials forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 16 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: MLM's forecast earnings growth (10.9% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: MLM's earnings (10.9% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (20.2% per year).
High Growth Earnings: MLM's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: MLM's revenue (7.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (10.4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: MLM's revenue (7.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: MLM's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (12.1%).
How has Martin Marietta Materials performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: MLM has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: MLM's current net profit margins (16.3%) are higher than last year (13.8%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: MLM's earnings have grown by 12.3% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: MLM's earnings growth over the past year (17.9%) exceeds its 5-year average (12.3% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: MLM earnings growth over the past year (17.9%) underperformed the Basic Materials industry 23.3%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: MLM's Return on Equity (12.2%) is considered low.
How is Martin Marietta Materials's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: MLM's short term assets ($1.7B) exceed its short term liabilities ($499.3M).
Long Term Liabilities: MLM's short term assets ($1.7B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($4.2B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: MLM's debt to equity ratio (44.6%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: MLM's debt to equity ratio has increased from 39% to 44.6% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: MLM's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (40%).
Interest Coverage: MLM's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (8x coverage).
What is Martin Marietta Materials's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: MLM's dividend (0.68%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.35%).
High Dividend: MLM's dividend (0.68%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.72%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: MLM is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.
Growing Dividend: MLM is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: MLM is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of MLM's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Ward Nye (57 yo)
Mr. C. Howard Nye, also known as Ward, has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. since January 1, 2010 and August 10, 2006 respectively. Mr. Nye serves as Presid...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Ward's total compensation ($USD12.20M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD10.48M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Ward's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
|Senior VP & CFO||3.5yrs||US$2.42m||0.011% |
|Executive VP||20.08yrs||US$4.69m||0.093% |
|Senior VP & Chief Human Resource Officer||1.67yrs||US$1.78m||0.0025% |
|Senior Vice President of Strategy & Development||8.08yrs||US$1.75m||0.031% |
|Vice President of Operations||9.17yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior VP||1.75yrs||no data||0.0018% |
|Senior VP & Chief Information Officer||6.08yrs||no data||0.022% |
|Vice President of Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Sustainability||1.92yrs||US$631.28k||no data|
|President of Northwest Division and Senior Vice President||no data||no data||no data|
|President of Midwest Division||14.42yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: MLM's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.1 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||4.75yrs||US$265.99k||0.0047% |
|Lead Independent Director||no data||US$275.47k||0.013% |
|Independent Director||19.08yrs||US$333.29k||0.042% |
|Independent Director||16.33yrs||US$317.41k||0.024% |
|Independent Director||0.75yr||no data||0.0019% |
|Independent Director||2.25yrs||US$257.71k||0.0034% |
|Independent Director||13yrs||US$332.18k||0.034% |
|Independent Director||1.58yrs||US$190.69k||0.0022% |
|Independent Director||0.25yr||no data||0.00082% |
|Independent Director||2.75yrs||US$260.93k||0.0034% |
Experienced Board: MLM's board of directors are considered experienced (3.8 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Martin Marietta Materials, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Martin Marietta Materials, Inc.
- Ticker: MLM
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1939
- Industry: Construction Materials
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: US$20.983b
- Shares outstanding: 62.29m
- Website: https://www.martinmarietta.com
Number of Employees
- Martin Marietta Materials, Inc.
- 2710 Wycliff Road
- North Carolina
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|MLM||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Feb 1994|
|MMX||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Feb 1994|
|MLM *||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Common Stock||MX||MXN||Feb 1994|
|0JZ0||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||USD||Feb 1994|
|M1LM34||BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)||BDR EACH 5 REPR 1 COM||BR||BRL||Jan 2020|
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 internation...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/02/27 00:21|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/02/26 00:00|
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