Financials Overview

(in thousands, except per share) 2015 2014
Total revenues $3,539,570 $2,957,951
Net sales1 $3,268,116 $2,679,095
Earnings from operations $479,416 $314,873
Net earnings attributable to Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. $288,792 $155,601
Diluted earnings per common share $4.29 $2.71
Cash dividends per common share $1.60 $1.60
Common shares outstanding at December 31 64,479 67,293
Net Sales1
(in millions)
Earnings from Operations
(in millions)
Net Earnings Attributable to Martin Marietta Materials
(in millions)
Total Return
(Inclusive of Dividends)
as of December 31, 2015
  Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. Common Stock S&P 500 Index S&P 500 Materials Index
1 Yr. 25.2% 1.5% <8.4%>
3 Yr. 50.9% 52.7% 23.0%
5 Yr. 60.5% 80.8% 27.6%
10 Yr. 107.7% 102.6% 82.1%

1Net sales exclude freight and delivery revenues; such revenues are included in total revenues in the Consolidated Statements of Earnings on page.