Anne H. Lloyd, Senior 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 December 31, 2008, to
shareholders of record at the close of business on December 1, 2008.
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 Anne Lloyd, 919-783-4660 Senior
Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer www.martinmarietta.com