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

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Construction Materials industry with the lowest sales growth.

James Hardie Industries ranks lowest with a sales growth of 2.2%. Following is Martin Marietta Materials with a sales growth of 7.8%. Headwaters ranks third lowest with a sales growth of 10.9%.

Eagle Materials follows with a sales growth of 15.5%, and Vulcan Materials rounds out the bottom five with a sales growth of 18.9%.

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