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

Headwaters ranks highest with a ROE of 76.9%. Eagle Materials is next with a ROE of 16.7%. United States Lime & Minerals ranks third highest with a ROE of 9.1%.

Martin Marietta Materials follows with a ROE of 6.2%, and Vulcan Materials rounds out the top five with a ROE of 4.0%.

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