Quick Look at Martin Marietta Materials (MLM)

Large-cap industrials company Martin Marietta Materials has moved 0.1% this evening, reaching $498.81 per share. In contrast, the average analyst target price for the stock is $523.16.

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. The company is based in the United States. Martin Marietta Materials currently returns an annual dividend yield of 0.5%.

What to Consider if You Are Thinking of Buying Martin Marietta Materials:

  • Martin Marietta Materials has moved 47.4% over the last year.

  • MLM has a forward P/E ratio of 23.9 based on its EPS guidance of 20.91.

  • Over the last 6 years, earnings per share (EPS) have been growing at a compounded average rate of 15.0%.

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 1.18.

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 3.95

Martin Marietta Materials Has Irregular Cash Flows

Date Reported Cash Flow from Operations ($ k) Capital expenditures ($ k) Free Cash Flow ($ k) YoY Growth (%)
2023 1,403,000 636,800 766,200 50.41
2022 991,200 481,800 509,400 -28.72
2021 1,137,700 423,100 714,600 3.51
2020 1,050,100 359,700 690,400 20.57
2019 966,100 393,500 572,600 73.99
2018 705,100 376,000 329,100

The firm's free cash flows have a decent average of $597.05 Million over the last 6 years. The compounded average growth rate over this period is 7.2%, with a year-on-year growth variability coefficient of 200.52%.

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