Published on 29 Jul 2022 on Market Watch
Shares of Martin Marietta Materials Inc. advanced 2.21% to $343.45 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index rising 1.21% to 4,072.43 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 1.03% to 32,529.63. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Martin Marietta Materials Inc. closed $103.01 short of its 52-week high ($446.46), which the company achieved on January 4th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as CRH PLC ADR rose 2.07% to $37.93, Vulcan Materials Co. rose 1.44% to $162.91, and Occidental Petroleum Corp. fell 0.22% to $62.64. Trading volume (662,230) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 459,993.
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