Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 28, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.4 per share scheduled for December 31, 2012.
Shareholders who purchased MLM stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 18th
quarter that MLM has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $86, the dividend yield is 1.86%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MLM was $86,
representing a -8.23% decrease from the 52 week high of $93.71 and
a 35.14% increase over the 52 week low of $63.64.
MLM is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes
companies such as Teck Resources Ltd (
) and Sociedad Quimica y Minera S.A. (
). MLM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.67. Zacks Investment Research reports MLM's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 20.88%, compared to an
industry average of 41.2%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to MLM through an Exchange
Traded Fund (
The following ETF(s) have MLM as a top-10 holding:
- Market Vectors Morningstar Wide Moat Research ETF (
- Guggenheim S&P MidCap 400 Equal Weight ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is MOAT with an increase of
6.83% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of MLM at 5.94%.