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Eagle Materials is Among the Companies in the Construction Materials Industry With the Lowest P/E Ratio (EXP, USCR, USLM, MLM, VMC)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Construction Materials industry with the lowest price to earnings (P/E) ratios. P/E is an important valuation tool when comparing companies in the same industry. A higher P/E ratio means that investors are paying more for each unit of net income, so the stock is more expensive compared to one with a lower P/E ratio.

Eagle Materials ranks lowest with a a P/E ratio of 18.40. Us Concrete Inc is next with a a P/E ratio of 22.28. Us Lime & Minera ranks third lowest with a a P/E ratio of 24.03.

Martin Mar Mtls follows with a a P/E ratio of 34.43, and Vulcan Materials rounds out the bottom five with a a P/E ratio of 58.25.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Vulcan Materials on January 7th, 2019 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $102.77. Since that recommendation, shares of Vulcan Materials have risen 33.9%. We continue to monitor Vulcan Materials for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

Keywords: lowest p/e ratio eagle materials us concrete inc us lime & minera martin mar mtls Vulcan Materials

Ticker(s): EXP USCR USLM MLM VMC