Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. (MLM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 29, 2013


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Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. ( MLM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 29, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.4 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 30, 2013. Shareholders who purchased MLM stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 21st quarter that MLM has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $96.17, the dividend yield is 1.66%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MLM was $96.17, representing a -15.38% decrease from the 52 week high of $113.65 and a 30.08% increase over the 52 week low of $73.93.

MLM is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Teck Resources Ltd ( TCK ) and Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. ( SQM ). MLM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.1. Zacks Investment Research reports MLM's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 10.82%, compared to an industry average of 43.7%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the MLM Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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Referenced Stocks: MLM , SQM , TCK

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