Tag: Evan Coughlin

Although aggregate volumes are down of late, construction materials firms continue to make gains behind methodical adjustments in pricing. Photo: P&Q Staff

What’s driving the industry’s growth

May 31, 2024 By , and

FMI Capital Advisors experts assess the overall performance of construction materials firms through the first quarter.

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An effective rollout of Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act funds will have an effect on construction materials demand in 2023 and beyond. Photo: P&Q Staff

How construction materials firms fared in the first quarter

April 5, 2024 By , and

Factors such as pricing momentum, federal projects coming online and broad economic optimism are helping construction materials companies outperform the broader markets.

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Cemex utilizes a dozen 150-ton haul trucks per shift at its FEC Quarry in Miami. Photo: P&Q Staff

The factors aiding recent construction materials acquisitions

December 4, 2023 By , and

FMI Capital Advisors leaders share how increased funding and price increases are allowing major acquisitions to take place despite a decrease in aggregate volumes.

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Says PPI’s Jeff Poe: “You can have a conveyor track perfectly in the center for years, and then all of a sudden it will want to track to the left or the right.” Photo: P&Q Staff

How producers are performing at the end of the third quarter

September 25, 2023 By , and

FMI Capital Advisors leaders write that the producing companies in their Construction Materials Index continue to outperform the general market. The gap, however, has narrowed.

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Says PPI’s Jeff Poe: “You can have a conveyor track perfectly in the center for years, and then all of a sudden it will want to track to the left or the right.” Photo: P&Q Staff

Making sense of construction materials right now

August 31, 2023 By , and

FMI Capital Advisors leaders explain how producers are prevailing in various ways despite uncertainty within the market.

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The catalysts boosting construction materials firms right now

July 17, 2023 By , and

FMI Capital Advisors leaders detail how construction materials companies are finding ways to outperform the general market of late.

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Over the past 75 days, FMI Capital Advisors’ Construction Materials Index (CMI)* has outperformed the “general market” by more than 15 percent.

How construction materials firms are faring versus the ‘general market’

June 5, 2023 By , and

FMI Capital Advisors’ Construction Materials Index illustrates how the industry has been on a good run over the last two and a half months.

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The production of crushed stone, sand and gravel in the fourth quarter showed signs of softening, according to FMI Capital Advisors. Photo: Diatrezor/iStock / Getty Images Plus/Getty Images

How construction materials producers are situated for 2023

March 21, 2023 By , and

Describing the 2023 outlook as ‘good’ or ‘bad’ is too simplistic, as performances hinge on a variety of factors. FMI Capital Advisors’ George Reddin, Rob Mineo and Evan Coughlin explain.

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