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Top 5 Companies in the Construction Materials Industry With the Highest Free Cash Flow Per Share (USLM, MLM, EXP, HW, VMC)

By Shiri Gupta

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

United States Lime & Minerals ranks highest with a FCF per share of $3.64. Martin Marietta Materials is next with a FCF per share of $2.63. Eagle Materials ranks third highest with a FCF per share of $2.47.

Headwaters follows with a FCF per share of $0.36, and Vulcan Materials rounds out the top five with a FCF per share of $0.27.

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