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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. (NYSE:MLM) from Industrial Goods

Today’s top gainers include the company Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. (NYSE:MLM) which is in the industry General Building Materials, gaining 2.37% today. In the last week its performance is 0.86%, and -2.50% for the past quarter. Currently, Martin Marietta Materials, Inc., MLM has a target price of 207.67, so today’s gain of 2.37% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.72%.

Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. (NYSE:MLM), has a market cap of 11602.31, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.60%, and institutional ownership is 99.50%.

At the current price of 178.91, it has a dividend yield of 0.94%, and its target price is 207.67. This is with a profit margin of 9.90%, and total debt/equity of 0.45. Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. (NYSE:MLM) has a P/E of 31.89, as well as a forward P/E of 18.45.

With a current EPS of 5.61, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 34.08%,Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. (NYSE:MLM) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 15.30%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 23.20%.

Performance for the year is 8.80%. Since its IPO date on 2/17/1994, the total performance to date is 31.93%.

Volume today for Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. (NYSE:MLM), is 726500, while its average volume is 620.55. Whilst the total gain today was 2.37%, it did have a day high of -13.11%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.18%, and 2.13% for the month. The 52-week low for Martin Marietta Materials, Inc., MLM has been 66.36%, while the 52-week-high has reached -13.11%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 6.30%, and its return on assets is 5.10%. Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. (NYSE:MLM) has an operating margin of 15.90%. With a sales growth of -39.40% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Martin Marietta Materials, Inc., MLM is in the sector Industrial Goods, its long-term debt/equity is 0.38, and has a current ratio of 1.9 and 1 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Martin Marietta Materials, Inc.? Well its PEG is 1.37, and the P/S is 3.14, along with a P/B of 2.83. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 405.68.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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