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Vulcan Materials has the Highest Forward P/E Ratio in the Construction Materials Industry (VMC, MLM, EXP, USCR, SUM)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Construction Materials industry with the highest forward price to earnings (P/E) ratios. Forward P/E uses estimated earnings to compare relative value among companies in the same industry. Generally, the lower the forward P/E, the more undervalued a company is believed to be.

Vulcan Materials ranks highest with a a forward P/E ratio of 24.15. Martin Mar Mtls is next with a a forward P/E ratio of 19.89. Eagle Materials ranks third highest with a a forward P/E ratio of 11.66.

Us Concrete Inc follows with a a forward P/E ratio of 8.24, and Summit Materia-A rounds out the top five with a a forward P/E ratio of 8.17.

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Ticker(s): VMC MLM EXP USCR SUM