|Last Price$130.94||Day Change (%)-0.52%|
|Open Price$131.37||Day Change ($)-0.68|
|Day Range130.89–131.75||52-Week Range94.01–136.36|
As of Thu 07/24/2014 09:12 AM EST | USD
Martin Marietta Materials Set to Join the S&P 500; United States Steel Corp. Set to Join the S&P MidCap 400 and Depomed Inc. Set to Join the S&P SmallCap 600
We don't see the recent share price declines for metals and mining producers as a buying opportunity on average.
Improved demand should underpin stronger potash and PRB coal markets in 2014.
Lower commodity prices and a break-up of the European potash cartel have weighed on basic materials stocks year-to-date.
These companies are expected to benefit from a boost in infrastructure spending.