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James Hardie Industries has the Lowest EBITDA Growth in the Construction Materials Industry (JHX, HW, MLM, VMC, EXP)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Construction Materials industry with the lowest EBITDA Growth (next year estimate vs. LTM). EBITDA Growth can be valuable in predicting future cash flow generation and earnings power.

James Hardie Industries ranks lowest with a EBITDA growth of 3.5%. Headwaters is next with a EBITDA growth of 33.6%. Martin Marietta Materials ranks third lowest with a EBITDA growth of 38.7%.

Vulcan Materials follows with a EBITDA growth of 39.4%, and Eagle Materials rounds out the bottom five with a EBITDA growth of 59.5%.

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Ticker(s): JHX HW MLM VMC EXP