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Headwaters is Among the Companies in the Construction Materials Industry with the Best Relative Performance (HW, CX, CRH, EXP, VMC)

By Shiri Gupta

We looked at the Construction Materials industry and measured relative performance to find the top stocks. Relative outperformance is a bullish sign of underlying fundamental and technical strength. We look at yesterday's price action of all companies in this peer group.

Headwaters (NYSE:HW) ranks first with a gain of 4.61%; Cemex SAB de CV (NYSE:CX) ranks second with a gain of 4.29%; and CRH (NYSE:CRH) ranks third with a gain of 4.06%.

Eagle Materials (NYSE:EXP) follows with a gain of 3.63% and Vulcan Materials (NYSE:VMC) rounds out the top five with a gain of 2.81%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Vulcan Materials on February 1st, 2016 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $87.57. Since that recommendation, shares of Vulcan Materials have risen 32.2%. We continue to monitor Vulcan Materials for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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