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Highest Dividend Yield in the Construction Materials Industry Detected in Shares of James Hardie Industries (JHX, MLM, USLM, EXP, VMC)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Construction Materials industry with the highest dividend yields. Dividends can enhance returns for investors seeking income in addition to capital gains.

James Hardie Industries ranks highest with a a dividend yield of 1.5%. Martin Marietta Materials is next with a a dividend yield of 1.0%. United States Lime & Minerals ranks third highest with a a dividend yield of 0.9%.

Eagle Materials follows with a a dividend yield of 0.6%, and Vulcan Materials rounds out the top five with a a dividend yield of 0.4%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Vulcan Materials on August 1st, 2016 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $118.76. Since that call, shares of Vulcan Materials have fallen 8.8%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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