Martin Marietta Materials Inc. (MLM)’s Financial Results Comparing With Installed Building Products Inc. (NYSE:IBP)

Since Martin Marietta Materials Inc. (NYSE:MLM) and Installed Building Products Inc. (NYSE:IBP) are part of the General Building Materials industry, they are influenced by contrast. The influences particularly affect the institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation of both companies.

Valuation & Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Martin Marietta Materials Inc. 3.98B 3.07 469.19M 7.43 26.25
Installed Building Products Inc. 1.34B 1.07 54.75M 1.45 32.35

Demonstrates Martin Marietta Materials Inc. and Installed Building Products Inc. earnings per share, top-line revenue and valuation. Installed Building Products Inc. has lower revenue and earnings than Martin Marietta Materials Inc. Presently more affordable of the two stocks is the business with a lower price-to-earnings ratio. Martin Marietta Materials Inc. is thus currently the affordable of the two stocks because it has a lower price-to-earnings ratio.


Table 2 provides the net margins, return on assets and return on equity of the two firms.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Martin Marietta Materials Inc. 11.79% 9.7% 5%
Installed Building Products Inc. 4.09% 23.4% 6.2%

Volatility & Risk

Martin Marietta Materials Inc.’s current beta is 1.11 and it happens to be 11.00% more volatile than S&P 500. Installed Building Products Inc. has a 1.37 beta and it is 37.00% more volatile than S&P 500.


The Current Ratio and Quick Ratio of Martin Marietta Materials Inc. are 1.7 and 0.9 respectively. Its competitor Installed Building Products Inc.’s Current Ratio is 2.6 and its Quick Ratio is 2.3. Installed Building Products Inc. can pay off short and long-term obligations better than Martin Marietta Materials Inc.


Martin Marietta Materials Inc. pays out its dividends annually at $1.84 per share and 0.95% dividend yield. Installed Building Products Inc. does not offer a dividend.

Analyst Recommendations

In next table is given Martin Marietta Materials Inc. and Installed Building Products Inc.’s ratings and recommendations.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Martin Marietta Materials Inc. 0 2 3 2.60
Installed Building Products Inc. 0 7 1 2.13

Martin Marietta Materials Inc.’s upside potential is 1.59% at a $199 consensus price target. On the other hand, Installed Building Products Inc.’s potential upside is 0.74% and its consensus price target is $46. The information presented earlier suggests that Martin Marietta Materials Inc. looks more robust than Installed Building Products Inc. as far as analyst view.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

Roughly 0% of Martin Marietta Materials Inc. shares are held by institutional investors while 73.6% of Installed Building Products Inc. are owned by institutional investors. Insiders held 0.6% of Martin Marietta Materials Inc. shares. On the other hand, insiders held about 0.3% of Installed Building Products Inc.’s shares.


Here are the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
Martin Marietta Materials Inc. 3.43% 10.41% -1.6% -5.73% -4.4% 13.5%
Installed Building Products Inc. 2.4% 11.33% 19.29% -1.2% -15.61% 39.15%

For the past year Martin Marietta Materials Inc. has weaker performance than Installed Building Products Inc.


On 11 of the 16 factors Martin Marietta Materials Inc. beats Installed Building Products Inc.

Martin Marietta Materials, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, supplies aggregates products and heavy building materials for the construction industry in the United States and internationally. The company mines, processes, and sells granite, limestone, sand, gravel, and other aggregate products for use in the public infrastructure, and nonresidential and residential construction industries, as well as in the agriculture, railroad ballast, chemical, and other applications. It also offers asphalt products, ready mixed concrete, and road paving construction services; and produces Portland and specialty cements for use in infrastructure projects, and nonresidential and residential construction, as well as in the railroad, agricultural, utility, and environmental industries. In addition, the company manufactures and markets magnesia-based chemical products for the industrial, agricultural, and environmental applications; and dolomitic lime primarily for use in the steel industry. Its chemical products are used in flame retardants, wastewater treatment, pulp and paper production, and other environmental applications. The company was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Installed Building Products, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the installation of insulation, garage doors, rain gutters, shower doors, closet shelving and mirrors, and other products in the continental United States. It offers a range of insulation materials, such as fiberglass insulation, spray foam insulation, and cellulose insulation materials. The company is also involved in the installation of insulation and sealant materials in various areas of a structure, which includes basement and crawl space, building envelope, attic, and acoustical. It serves homebuilders, multi-family and commercial builders, individual homeowners, and repair and remodeling contractors. The company was formerly known as CCIB Holdco, Inc. Installed Building Products, Inc. was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio.

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