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Martin Marietta Materials Inc. stock rises Thursday, outperforms market

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Terrence Horan

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Shares of Martin Marietta Materials Inc. MLM, +3.03% rallied 4.09% to $363.26 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, +0.37% rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.43% rising 1.56% to 34,912.56. The stock's rise snapped a four-day losing streak. Martin Marietta Materials Inc. closed $28.50 below its 52-week high ($391.76), which the company reached on August 11th.

The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as CRH PLC ADR CRH, +1.03% rose 1.79% to $47.19, Vulcan Materials Co. VMC, +3.25% rose 3.40% to $176.28, and Occidental Petroleum Corp. OXY, +1.28% fell 0.90% to $31.99. Trading volume (290,196) remained 14,550 below its 50-day average volume of 304,746.

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