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Top 5 Companies in the Construction Materials Industry With the Highest Return on Equity (EXP, HW, MLM, USLM, VMC)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Construction Materials industry with the highest return on equity. The ROE is a general indication of the company's efficiency; investors usually look for companies with ROEs that are high and are growing.

Eagle Materials ranks highest with a ROE of 1,958.2%. Following is Headwaters Inc with a ROE of 1,593.9%. Martin Mar Mtls ranks third highest with a ROE of 1,552.3%.

Us Lime & Minera follows with a ROE of 1,364.0%, and Vulcan Materials rounds out the top five with a ROE of 1,291.6%.

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Ticker(s): EXP MLM USLM VMC