|Last Price$152.30||Day Change (%)-1.48%|
|Open Price$154.13||Day Change ($)-2.28|
|Day Range151.37–154.53||52-Week Range103.09–155.98|
As of Fri 5/22/2015 5:25:00 PM | USD
Narrow-moat Martin Marietta stands to benefit from improving U.S. construction activity.
We don't see the recent share price declines for metals and mining producers as a buying opportunity on average.
Lower commodity prices and a break-up of the European potash cartel have weighed on basic materials stocks year-to-date.
Improved demand should underpin stronger potash and PRB coal markets in 2014.
These companies are expected to benefit from a boost in infrastructure spending.