(January 29, 2010) – Anne H. Lloyd, Executive Vice President,
Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Martin Marietta Materials, Inc.
(NYSE:MLM), today announced that the Board of Directors has declared a
regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.40 (forty cents) per share on the
Corporation’s common stock. This dividend, which represents a cash
dividend of $1.60 per share on an annualized basis, is payable
March 31, 2010, to shareholders of record at the close of business on
March 1, 2010.
Martin Marietta Materials is a leading producer of construction
aggregates and a producer of magnesia-based chemicals and dolomitic
lime. For more information about Martin Marietta Materials, refer to the
Corporation's Web site at www.martinmarietta.com.
Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. Anne Lloyd Executive
Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer 919-783-4660 www.martinmarietta.com