Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. (NYSE:MLM – Free Report) – Stock analysts at Zacks Research upped their Q2 2025 earnings estimates for Martin Marietta Materials in a research report issued on Tuesday, February 6th. Zacks Research analyst R. Department now forecasts that the construction company will post earnings of $6.26 per share for the quarter, up from their prior forecast of $6.25. The consensus estimate for Martin Marietta Materials’ current full-year earnings is $18.59 per share. Zacks Research also issued estimates for Martin Marietta Materials’ Q3 2025 earnings at $7.10 EPS.
MLM has been the topic of a number of other reports. JPMorgan Chase & Co. upgraded shares of Martin Marietta Materials from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating and increased their target price for the stock from $490.00 to $530.00 in a report on Tuesday, December 12th. StockNews.com lowered shares of Martin Marietta Materials from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday. Raymond James boosted their price objective on shares of Martin Marietta Materials from $505.00 to $555.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a report on Thursday, January 25th. Seaport Res Ptn raised shares of Martin Marietta Materials from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 25th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus boosted their price objective on shares of Martin Marietta Materials from $510.00 to $598.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, December 19th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and thirteen have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Based on data from MarketBeat.com, Martin Marietta Materials presently has a consensus rating of “Moderate Buy” and an average price target of $512.23.
Martin Marietta Materials Stock Up 0.2 %
Shares of NYSE MLM opened at $525.41 on Wednesday. The company has a 50-day moving average of $493.65 and a 200 day moving average of $457.35. Martin Marietta Materials has a 12-month low of $317.94 and a 12-month high of $527.66. The company has a current ratio of 2.47, a quick ratio of 1.60 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.51. The stock has a market cap of $32.48 billion, a PE ratio of 30.49, a P/E/G ratio of 1.18 and a beta of 0.94.
Institutional Trading of Martin Marietta Materials
A number of institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of MLM. FMR LLC raised its holdings in shares of Martin Marietta Materials by 225.3% in the third quarter. FMR LLC now owns 1,833,959 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $752,803,000 after purchasing an additional 1,270,116 shares during the last quarter. Norges Bank bought a new stake in Martin Marietta Materials in the fourth quarter worth $197,591,000. Morgan Stanley raised its stake in shares of Martin Marietta Materials by 51.6% during the fourth quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 737,821 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $249,362,000 after acquiring an additional 251,047 shares during the last quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised its stake in shares of Martin Marietta Materials by 9.7% during the third quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 2,042,537 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $838,421,000 after acquiring an additional 181,136 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Congress Asset Management Co. MA raised its stake in shares of Martin Marietta Materials by 258.0% during the second quarter. Congress Asset Management Co. MA now owns 242,594 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $112,003,000 after acquiring an additional 174,835 shares during the last quarter. 93.22% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.
About Martin Marietta Materials
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. It offers crushed stone, sand, and gravel products; ready mixed concrete and asphalt; paving products and services; and 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.
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