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Relatively Low Free Cash Flow Per Share Detected in Shares of Vulcan Materials in the Construction Materials Industry (VMC, HW, EXP, MLM, USLM)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Construction Materials industry with the lowest (positive) free cash flow per share. FCF/share is a valuable metric signaling a company's ability to facilitate growth in the business.

Vulcan Materials ranks lowest with a FCF per share of $0.27. Following is Headwaters with a FCF per share of $0.36. Eagle Materials ranks third lowest with a FCF per share of $2.47.

Martin Marietta Materials follows with a FCF per share of $2.63, and United States Lime & Minerals rounds out the bottom five with a FCF per share of $3.64.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of United States Lime & Minerals on June 1st, 2016 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $54.39. Since that recommendation, shares of United States Lime & Minerals have risen 20.4%. We continue to monitor United States Lime & Minerals for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

Keywords: lowest free cash flow per share Vulcan Materials headwaters eagle materials Martin Marietta Materials united states lime & minerals

Ticker(s): VMC HW EXP MLM USLM