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United States Lime & Minerals has the Lowest EV/EBITDA Ratio in the Construction Materials Industry (USLM, HW, EXP, MLM, VMC)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Construction Materials industry with the lowest enterprise value to EBITDA (EV/EBITDA) ratios. EV/EBITDA is an important metric used in valuing comparable companies. It is capital structure neutral and generally the lower the ratio, the more undervalued the company is believed to be.

United States Lime & Minerals ranks lowest with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 11.64. Headwaters is next with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 14.35. Eagle Materials ranks third lowest with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 14.41.

Martin Marietta Materials follows with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 16.25, and Vulcan Materials rounds out the bottom five with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 18.42.

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Ticker(s): USLM HW EXP MLM VMC