Shares of Martin Marietta Materials Inc. MLM, -0.38% dropped 0.38% to $349.17 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, -0.24% falling 0.24% to 4,350.65 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.34% falling 0.34% to 34,378.34. This was the stock’s third consecutive day of losses. Martin Marietta Materials Inc. closed $42.59 below its 52-week high ($391.76), which the company achieved on August 11th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as CRH PLC ADR CRH, +0.09% rose 0.09% to $46.16, Vulcan Materials Co. VMC, -0.61% fell 0.61% to $170.83, and Occidental Petroleum Corp. OXY, -1.14% fell 1.14% to $33.01. Trading volume (252,564) remained 54,183 below its 50-day average volume of 306,747.