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RALEIGH, N.C. _ Martin Marietta Materials Inc. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $83.2 million. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.34 per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $842.6 million.
Markets will be laser-focused on Friday's October jobs report in the week ahead and may even look past more than a dozen scheduled Fed speeches.
As the third-quarter earnings season gets underway, here are some lesser-known plays from some of today's top money managers.
Jim Cramer goes off the rails to give his opinion on this popular rail stock, along with many others.
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This stock has doubled over the past year, but "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer says it has a lot more room to run.
Jim Cramer spoke with the CEO who is right in the center of a dramatic economic recovery for the U.S.
With overseas quiet on Tuesday, Jim Cramer finally was able to ignore the noise and recommends a few gem stocks that are real winners.
U.S. stocks closed up about 1 percent as investors shook off early negative news out of Greece on hopes of a resolution.
When China cuts interest rates, McDonald's outperforms the market five days later and makers of stone and gravel also beat the market, history shows.
A number of companies are improving their outlooks for the future, but the retail sector remains cause for concern amid a shift in consumer habits.
The S&P sectors leading the market rebound are the same groups that led the decline: Materials, energy and industrials.
They say those who live in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones. But Cramer says they might want to gather a bunch of rocks.
U.S. stocks closed mixed on Wednesday as the Dow and S&P 500 pushed into uncharted territory ahead of a government jobs report.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Demand is up for sand used in fracking, which blasts it into wells to crack rock and release oil and natural gas.
Some of Tuesday's midday movers:
Martin Marietta Materials is in advanced discussions to buy construction material supplier Texas Industries, Bloomberg said.
Earnings: A large number of misses this morning. Among industrials and materials, big misses from Cummins, Pitney Bowes, U.S. Steel, and Martin Marietta. Pfizer also missed, though just by a penny.