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Top 5 Companies in the Construction Materials Industry With the Highest Dividend Yield (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%.

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