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Relatively High Current Ratio Detected in Shares of United States Lime & Minerals in the Construction Materials Industry (USLM, MLM, VMC, HW, EXP)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Construction Materials industry with the highest current ratios. Current ratio is useful to get an idea of how quickly a company can repay its short-term liabilities with its short-term assets. The higher the current ratio, the more capable the company is of paying its obligations.

United States Lime & Minerals ranks highest with a a current ratio of 11.3. Following is Martin Marietta Materials with a a current ratio of 2.9. Vulcan Materials ranks third highest with a a current ratio of 2.8.

Headwaters follows with a a current ratio of 2.7, and Eagle Materials rounds out the top five with a a current ratio of 2.2.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Headwaters on February 2nd, 2016 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $17.48. Since that recommendation, shares of Headwaters have risen 14.5%. We continue to monitor Headwaters for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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