Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. (MLM) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research

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10 September, 2017

One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. Therefore 21% are positive.

More recent Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. (MLM) closed -5.7% below its 200-day moving average and is -3.06% below another chart threshold, its 50-day moving average. (NYSE:MLM) and Owens Corning (NYSE:OC) are both Industrial Goods companies that recently hit new highs. The company was initiated on Friday, December 2 by Dougherty & Company. "(MLM)" was first reported by Week Herald and is owned by of Week Herald. (NASDAQ:QSII) earned "Mkt Perform" rating by FBR Capital on Thursday, July 23. RBC Capital Markets upgraded the shares of QSII in report on Monday, July 27 to "Sector Perform" rating. Stifel accumulated 0.03% or 29,255 shares. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with "Buy" on Wednesday, August 5. The company was maintained on Friday, June 2 by Jefferies. On Tuesday, October 11 the stock rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs to "Neutral". Dupont Capital Management Corp purchased a new stake in Martin Marietta Materials in the 2nd quarter worth $128,000. The Mark Asset Management Corp holds 82,127 shares with $18.19 million value, up from 53,415 last quarter. Martin Marietta has $250 highest and $145 lowest target.

Among 6 analysts covering Diploma (LON:DPLM), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. About 4,212 shares traded. (NYSE:MLM). Cookson Peirce And Communications Incorporated has invested 2.49% in Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. (NYSE:MLM) has risen 23.49% since September 8, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.79% the S&P500. MLM has a net profit margin of 11.10% and is less profitable than the average company in the General Building Materials industry. Therefore 53% are positive. Martin Marietta had 17 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Monday, August 21 by Jefferies. The firm has "Buy" rating by Fundamental Research given on Thursday, August 17. The rating was downgraded by Bank of America to "Neutral" on Wednesday, November 16. Suntrust Robinson upgraded the stock to "Buy" rating in Wednesday, October 26 report. The stock has "Buy" rating by Cleveland on Monday, April 3. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of TSN in report on Wednesday, June 14 with "Buy" rating. Finally, BidaskClub upgraded Martin Marietta Materials from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Thursday, June 15th. Tower Research Limited Liability (Trc) invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. Chicago-based equity research firm Zacks Investment Research has assigned this stock ABR (Average Brokerage Recommendation) of 2.2, suggesting the market has given up on the stock.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.98 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.01, from 0.01 in 2016Q3. It improved, as 79 investors sold TSN shares while 239 reduced holdings.

Hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Lombard Odier Asset Mgmt (Europe) Ltd reported 19,077 shares stake. Parkside Commercial Bank & Tru reported 0% of its portfolio in Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. Cleveland upgraded Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. 220,000 are held by Alkeon Mngmt Llc. Spot Trading Limited Liability Co owns 0.01% invested in Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. California Employees Retirement System holds 672,800 shares or 0.07% of its portfolio. Davidson Invest Advsr holds 33,130 shares or 1.05% of its portfolio. Cornerstone Advsrs invested in 0% or 16 shares. Finally, Northwest Investment Counselors LLC acquired a new stake in Martin Marietta Materials during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $134,000. (NYSE:MLM) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: "Martin Marietta Materials (MLM) Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript" on May 02, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: "Martin Marietta Materials (MLM) Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript" published on August 01, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: "Martin Marietta Materials Already Pricing In A Lot Of Things Going Right" on May 17, 2017. 491 were reported by First Personal Svcs. This is an increase from Martin Marietta Materials's previous quarterly dividend of $0.42. (NYSE:TSN). Twin Cap Mgmt reported 0.41% of its portfolio in Tyson Foods, Inc.

Since March 10, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 insider sales for $4.53 million activity. $1.55M worth of stock was sold by LLOYD ANNE H on Wednesday, May 3. Martin Marietta Materials's payout ratio is 25.29%. Jw Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Co invested 1.47% in Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. 1,391 shares valued at $334,071 were sold by McCunniff Donald A. on Thursday, May 4. (NYSE:MLM) shares were sold by COLE SUE W. 10,258 shares valued at $2.45M were sold by Nye C Howard on Wednesday, May 3.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.13, from 0.87 in 2016Q3. It turned negative, as 46 investors sold MLM shares while 165 reduced holdings. 64 funds opened positions while 196 raised stakes. Nordea Invest Mngmt, a Sweden-based fund reported 2,928 shares. The most recent short interest data show 3.54% of the company's stock are short sold. Private Advisor Lc owns 3,180 shares. Cetera Ltd Liability Com owns 2,055 shares or 0.03% of their U.S. portfolio. Mitsubishi Ufj & Banking Corporation holds 0.22% or 467,861 shares. Tarbox Gru reported 12 shares. (NASDAQ:QSII) for 586,129 shares. Alliancebernstein Ltd Partnership accumulated 403,657 shares. Deutsche Bankshares Ag accumulated 152,962 shares. The company has market cap of $1.01 billion. The Firm is engaged in developing and marketing software and services that automate certain aspects of practice management (PM) and electronic health records (EHR) for medical and dental practices. It has a 1.57 P/E ratio. The Business's Aggregates business operates through three segments: the Mid-America Group, Southeast Group and West Group. About 424,043 shares traded. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (ADR) (NYSE:TEVA) has declined 41.70% since September 8, 2016 and is downtrending.


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