Martin Marietta Materials
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Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Martin Marietta Materials's revenues will increase 1.5% and EPS will remain in the red.
The average estimate for revenue is $399.9 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.37.
Last quarter, Martin Marietta Materials notched revenue of $504.1 million. GAAP reported sales were 20% higher than the prior-year quarter's $421.0 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, EPS came in at $0.47. GAAP EPS of $0.47 for Q4 were 47% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.32 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 15.2%, 140 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 8.7%, 270 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 4.3%, 80 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $2.21 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.20.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 154 members out of 180 rating the stock outperform, and 26 members rating it underperform. Among 56 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 51 give Martin Marietta Materials a green thumbs-up, and five give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Martin Marietta Materials is outperform, with an average price target of $102.22.
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