Martin Marietta Materials, Inc., a natural resource-based building materials company, supplies aggregates and heavy building materials to the construction industry in the United States and internationally.
Proven track record average dividend payer.
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 has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
US Basic Materials
1 Year Return
US Basic Materials
Return vs Industry: MLM exceeded the US Basic Materials industry which returned 22.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: MLM exceeded the US Market which returned 17.8% over the past year.
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 ($251.42) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($384.87)
Significantly Below Fair Value: MLM is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: MLM is good value based on its PE Ratio (25.7x) compared to the Basic Materials industry average (25.7x).
PE vs Market: MLM is poor value based on its PE Ratio (25.7x) compared to the US market (18.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: MLM is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: MLM is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.9x) compared to the US Basic Materials industry average (2.1x).
How is Martin Marietta Materials forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 14 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: MLM's forecast earnings growth (12.9% per year) is above the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: MLM's earnings (12.9% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (14.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: MLM's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: MLM's revenue (7.6% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (7.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: MLM's revenue (7.6% 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 (12.7%).
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 (13.8%) are higher than last year (11.8%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: MLM's earnings have grown significantly by 21% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: MLM's earnings growth over the past year (30.2%) exceeds its 5-year average (21% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: MLM earnings growth over the past year (30.2%) underperformed the Basic Materials industry 30.2%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: MLM's Return on Equity (11.4%) is considered low.
How is Martin Marietta Materials's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: MLM's short term assets ($1.4B) exceed its short term liabilities ($838.5M).
Long Term Liabilities: MLM's short term assets ($1.4B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($3.9B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: MLM's debt to equity ratio (51.8%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: MLM's debt to equity ratio has increased from 36.4% to 51.8% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: MLM's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (34.8%).
Interest Coverage: MLM's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (6.8x coverage).
Inventory Level: MLM has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: MLM's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 0.5x debt).
What is Martin Marietta Materials's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: MLM's dividend (0.88%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.45%).
High Dividend: MLM's dividend (0.88%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.73%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: MLM's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: MLM's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (21.1%), MLM's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: MLM's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (17.4% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Ward Nye (56yo)
Mr. C. Howard Nye, also known as Ward, has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. since January 1, 2010 and August 10, 2006 respectively. Mr. Nye serves as Presid ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Ward's total compensation ($USD8.53M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD10.81M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Ward's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Chief Financial Officer||2.5yrs||US$2.01m||0.0046% $713.0k|
|Executive VP||19.1yrs||US$3.10m||0.081% $12.6m|
|Senior Vice President of Strategy & Development||7.1yrs||US$1.42m||0.024% $3.7m|
|Vice President of Operations||8.2yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior VP||0.8yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior VP & Chief Information Officer||2.2yrs||no data||0.016% $2.6m|
|Vice President of Investor Relations||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Sustainability||0.9yrs||US$631.28k||0.035% $5.5m|
|Senior VP & Chief Human Resource Officer||0.7yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: MLM's management team is considered experienced (2.5 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||3.8yrs||US$247.82k||0.0035% $544.9k|
|Independent Director||27.1yrs||US$294.60k||0.037% $5.7m|
|Independent Director||3.5yrs||US$260.05k||0.012% $1.8m|
|Independent Director||18.1yrs||US$328.87k||0.042% $6.5m|
|Independent Director||15.3yrs||US$301.70k||0.023% $3.5m|
|Independent Director||1.3yrs||US$161.68k||0.0022% $334.7k|
|Lead Independent Director||6.1yrs||US$335.60k||0.032% $4.9m|
|Independent Director||0.6yrs||no data||0.00093% $144.8k|
|Independent Director||1.8yrs||US$225.07k||0.0036% $557.3k|
Experienced Board: MLM's board of directors are considered experienced (4.8 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: 1993
- Industry: Construction Materials
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: US$15.568b
- Shares outstanding: 62.40m
- 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 building materials to the construction industry in the United States and internationally. The company offers crushed stone, sand, and gravel products; ready mixed concrete and asphalt; paving products and services; 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. It 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, as well as provides road paving construction services. The company’s chemical products are used in flame retardants, wastewater treatment, pulp and paper production, and other environmental applications. Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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