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Vulcan Materials is Among the Companies in the Construction Materials Industry With the Lowest Return on Equity (VMC, USLM, MLM, HW, EXP)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Construction Materials industry with the lowest 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.

Vulcan Materials ranks lowest with a ROE of 875.3%. United States Lime & Minerals is next with a ROE of 1,025.5%. Martin Marietta Materials ranks third lowest with a ROE of 1,034.1%.

Headwaters follows with a ROE of 1,528.2%, and Eagle Materials rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of 1,817.8%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Eagle Materials on March 9th, 2017 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $98.01. Since that call, shares of Eagle Materials have fallen 5.0%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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