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NYSE:MLMMartin Marietta Materials Competitors & Alternatives

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$205.93
Now: $210.15
$211.19
50-Day Range
$179.10
MA: $204.33
$225.43
52-Week Range
$135.08
Now: $210.15
$281.82
Volume370,000 shs
Average Volume567,415 shs
Market Capitalization$13.08 billion
P/E Ratio22.19
Dividend Yield1.05%
Beta0.91

Competitors

Martin Marietta Materials (NYSE:MLM) Vs. VMC, SQM, TECK, MDU, HL, and SUM

Should you be buying MLM stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the industry of "mining & quarrying of nonmetallic minerals, except fuels" are considered alternatives and competitors to Martin Marietta Materials, including Vulcan Materials (VMC), Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (SQM), Teck Resources (TECK), Mdu Resources Group (MDU), Hecla Mining (HL), and Summit Materials (SUM).

Martin Marietta Materials (NYSE:MLM) and Vulcan Materials (NYSE:VMC) are both large-cap construction companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, risk, dividends and analyst recommendations.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

95.1% of Martin Marietta Materials shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 89.8% of Vulcan Materials shares are held by institutional investors. 0.7% of Martin Marietta Materials shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of Vulcan Materials shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Martin Marietta Materials and Vulcan Materials, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Martin Marietta Materials061402.70
Vulcan Materials071302.65

Martin Marietta Materials presently has a consensus price target of $241.75, suggesting a potential upside of 15.04%. Vulcan Materials has a consensus price target of $134.25, suggesting a potential upside of 13.01%. Given Martin Marietta Materials' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Martin Marietta Materials is more favorable than Vulcan Materials.

Profitability

This table compares Martin Marietta Materials and Vulcan Materials' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Martin Marietta Materials12.51%11.30%5.80%
Vulcan Materials12.34%11.38%5.95%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Martin Marietta Materials and Vulcan Materials' gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Martin Marietta Materials$4.74 billion2.76$611.90 million$9.7421.58
Vulcan Materials$4.93 billion3.19$617.66 million$4.7025.27

Vulcan Materials has higher revenue and earnings than Martin Marietta Materials. Martin Marietta Materials is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Vulcan Materials, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

Martin Marietta Materials pays an annual dividend of $2.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. Vulcan Materials pays an annual dividend of $1.36 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.1%. Martin Marietta Materials pays out 22.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Vulcan Materials pays out 28.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Martin Marietta Materials has raised its dividend for 3 consecutive years and Vulcan Materials has raised its dividend for 6 consecutive years. Vulcan Materials is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Volatility & Risk

Martin Marietta Materials has a beta of 0.91, indicating that its share price is 9% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Vulcan Materials has a beta of 0.81, indicating that its share price is 19% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Martin Marietta Materials beats Vulcan Materials on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Martin Marietta Materials (NYSE:MLM) and Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (NYSE:SQM) are both construction companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, risk, dividends and analyst recommendations.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

95.1% of Martin Marietta Materials shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 11.0% of Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.7% of Martin Marietta Materials shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Martin Marietta Materials and Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Martin Marietta Materials061402.70
Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile44001.50

Martin Marietta Materials presently has a consensus price target of $241.75, suggesting a potential upside of 15.04%. Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile has a consensus price target of $24.6429, suggesting a potential downside of 10.91%. Given Martin Marietta Materials' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Martin Marietta Materials is more favorable than Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile.

Profitability

This table compares Martin Marietta Materials and Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Martin Marietta Materials12.51%11.30%5.80%
Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile13.25%11.39%5.07%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Martin Marietta Materials and Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Martin Marietta Materials$4.74 billion2.76$611.90 million$9.7421.58
Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile$1.94 billion3.75$278.11 million$1.0626.09

Martin Marietta Materials has higher revenue and earnings than Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile. Martin Marietta Materials is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk & Volatility

Martin Marietta Materials has a beta of 0.91, meaning that its share price is 9% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile has a beta of 0.89, meaning that its share price is 11% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Martin Marietta Materials beats Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Martin Marietta Materials (NYSE:MLM) and Teck Resources (NYSE:TECK) are both construction companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, risk, dividends and analyst recommendations.

Volatility & Risk

Martin Marietta Materials has a beta of 0.91, indicating that its share price is 9% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Teck Resources has a beta of 1.5, indicating that its share price is 50% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Martin Marietta Materials and Teck Resources, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Martin Marietta Materials061402.70
Teck Resources04902.69

Martin Marietta Materials presently has a consensus price target of $241.75, suggesting a potential upside of 15.04%. Teck Resources has a consensus price target of $20.1833, suggesting a potential upside of 83.65%. Given Teck Resources' higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Teck Resources is more favorable than Martin Marietta Materials.

Dividends

Martin Marietta Materials pays an annual dividend of $2.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. Teck Resources pays an annual dividend of $0.15 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.4%. Martin Marietta Materials pays out 22.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Teck Resources pays out 6.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Martin Marietta Materials has raised its dividend for 3 consecutive years. Teck Resources is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Martin Marietta Materials and Teck Resources' gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Martin Marietta Materials$4.74 billion2.76$611.90 million$9.7421.58
Teck Resources$8.99 billion0.64$-455,930,000.00$2.224.95

Martin Marietta Materials has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Teck Resources. Teck Resources is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Martin Marietta Materials, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Martin Marietta Materials and Teck Resources' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Martin Marietta Materials12.51%11.30%5.80%
Teck Resources-5.40%5.14%2.94%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

95.1% of Martin Marietta Materials shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 45.1% of Teck Resources shares are held by institutional investors. 0.7% of Martin Marietta Materials shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Martin Marietta Materials beats Teck Resources on 12 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Mdu Resources Group (NYSE:MDU) and Martin Marietta Materials (NYSE:MLM) are both utilities companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, profitability, dividends, valuation and risk.

Risk & Volatility

Mdu Resources Group has a beta of 0.78, meaning that its stock price is 22% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Martin Marietta Materials has a beta of 0.91, meaning that its stock price is 9% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Mdu Resources Group and Martin Marietta Materials, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Mdu Resources Group02102.33
Martin Marietta Materials061402.70

Mdu Resources Group currently has a consensus target price of $26.6667, suggesting a potential upside of 26.38%. Martin Marietta Materials has a consensus target price of $241.75, suggesting a potential upside of 15.04%. Given Mdu Resources Group's higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe Mdu Resources Group is more favorable than Martin Marietta Materials.

Dividends

Mdu Resources Group pays an annual dividend of $0.83 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.9%. Martin Marietta Materials pays an annual dividend of $2.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. Mdu Resources Group pays out 49.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Martin Marietta Materials pays out 22.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Mdu Resources Group has raised its dividend for 10 consecutive years and Martin Marietta Materials has raised its dividend for 3 consecutive years. Mdu Resources Group is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Mdu Resources Group and Martin Marietta Materials' revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Mdu Resources Group$5.34 billion0.79$335.45 million$1.6912.49
Martin Marietta Materials$4.74 billion2.76$611.90 million$9.7421.58

Martin Marietta Materials has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Mdu Resources Group. Mdu Resources Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Martin Marietta Materials, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Mdu Resources Group and Martin Marietta Materials' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Mdu Resources Group5.87%11.47%4.14%
Martin Marietta Materials12.51%11.30%5.80%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

68.5% of Mdu Resources Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 95.1% of Martin Marietta Materials shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.9% of Mdu Resources Group shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.7% of Martin Marietta Materials shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Martin Marietta Materials beats Mdu Resources Group on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Hecla Mining (NYSE:HL) and Martin Marietta Materials (NYSE:MLM) are both basic materials companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, valuation, profitability, risk and dividends.

Volatility & Risk

Hecla Mining has a beta of 1.82, suggesting that its share price is 82% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Martin Marietta Materials has a beta of 0.91, suggesting that its share price is 9% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Hecla Mining and Martin Marietta Materials' top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Hecla Mining$673.27 million3.14$-99,560,000.00($0.13)-30.92
Martin Marietta Materials$4.74 billion2.76$611.90 million$9.7421.58

Martin Marietta Materials has higher revenue and earnings than Hecla Mining. Hecla Mining is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Martin Marietta Materials, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Hecla Mining and Martin Marietta Materials, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Hecla Mining24202.00
Martin Marietta Materials061402.70

Hecla Mining currently has a consensus target price of $3.1667, suggesting a potential downside of 21.23%. Martin Marietta Materials has a consensus target price of $241.75, suggesting a potential upside of 15.04%. Given Martin Marietta Materials' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Martin Marietta Materials is more favorable than Hecla Mining.

Profitability

This table compares Hecla Mining and Martin Marietta Materials' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Hecla Mining-13.87%-3.86%-2.37%
Martin Marietta Materials12.51%11.30%5.80%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

58.2% of Hecla Mining shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 95.1% of Martin Marietta Materials shares are held by institutional investors. 1.8% of Hecla Mining shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.7% of Martin Marietta Materials shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

Hecla Mining pays an annual dividend of $0.01 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.2%. Martin Marietta Materials pays an annual dividend of $2.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. Hecla Mining pays out -7.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Martin Marietta Materials pays out 22.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Martin Marietta Materials has raised its dividend for 3 consecutive years. Martin Marietta Materials is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Summary

Martin Marietta Materials beats Hecla Mining on 13 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Summit Materials (NYSE:SUM) and Martin Marietta Materials (NYSE:MLM) are both construction companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, valuation, profitability, risk and dividends.

Risk & Volatility

Summit Materials has a beta of 1.71, indicating that its share price is 71% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Martin Marietta Materials has a beta of 0.91, indicating that its share price is 9% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Summit Materials and Martin Marietta Materials' revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Summit Materials$2.22 billion0.85$61.12 million$0.9417.69
Martin Marietta Materials$4.74 billion2.76$611.90 million$9.7421.58

Martin Marietta Materials has higher revenue and earnings than Summit Materials. Summit Materials is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Martin Marietta Materials, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Summit Materials and Martin Marietta Materials, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Summit Materials151002.56
Martin Marietta Materials061402.70

Summit Materials currently has a consensus target price of $18.9643, suggesting a potential upside of 14.04%. Martin Marietta Materials has a consensus target price of $241.75, suggesting a potential upside of 15.04%. Given Martin Marietta Materials' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Martin Marietta Materials is more favorable than Summit Materials.

Profitability

This table compares Summit Materials and Martin Marietta Materials' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Summit Materials3.67%7.89%2.73%
Martin Marietta Materials12.51%11.30%5.80%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

95.1% of Martin Marietta Materials shares are held by institutional investors. 1.5% of Summit Materials shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.7% of Martin Marietta Materials shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Martin Marietta Materials beats Summit Materials on 11 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Vulcan Materials logo
VMC
Vulcan Materials
2.2$118.79+1.4%$15.73 billion$4.93 billion25.77Dividend Announcement
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Analyst Revision
Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile logo
SQM
Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile
1.0$27.66+1.6%$7.28 billion$1.94 billion30.07
Teck Resources logo
TECK
Teck Resources
2.4$10.99+2.1%$5.75 billion$8.99 billion-12.78
Mdu Resources Group logo
MDU
Mdu Resources Group
3.1$21.10+2.5%$4.23 billion$5.34 billion13.19
Hecla Mining logo
HL
Hecla Mining
1.1$4.02+5.7%$2.12 billion$673.27 million-21.16
Summit Materials logo
SUM
Summit Materials
1.4$16.63+4.6%$1.90 billion$2.22 billion23.42Analyst Revision
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Compass Minerals International logo
CMP
Compass Minerals International
1.8$49.23+5.1%$1.67 billion$1.49 billion20.68
United States Lime & Minerals logo
USLM
United States Lime & Minerals
0.6$85.80+3.3%$482.81 million$158.28 million18.26
U.S. Silica logo
SLCA
U.S. Silica
2.4$3.15+1.6%$232.49 million$1.47 billion-0.61
Ciner Resources logo
CINR
Ciner Resources
1.2$11.19+3.2%$221.08 million$522.80 million5.13
Intrepid Potash logo
IPI
Intrepid Potash
1.2$0.78+0.0%$104.11 million$220.07 million7.80
Smart Sand logo
SND
Smart Sand
1.7$1.16+3.4%$48.81 million$233.07 million1.68
Piedmont Lithium logo
PLL
Piedmont Lithium
1.2$6.73+1.8%$44.88 millionN/A-4.26High Trading Volume
HCR
Hi-Crush
1.1$0.15+6.7%$15.21 million$636.37 million-0.03
This page was last updated on 7/13/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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