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CEMEX and Eagle Materials Ready for Recovery

The Paragon Report Provides Equity Research on CEMEX SAB de CV & Eagle Materials (October 19, 2011)

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 10/19/11 -- Depressed levels of residential housing and commercial construction projects have negatively impacted companies in the Cement sector in recent months. While demand is still far from peak levels, recent studies suggest the industry could be ready to rebound. The Paragon Report examines investing opportunities in the Cement Industry and provides equity research on CEMEX SAB de CV (NYSE: CX) and Eagle Materials, Inc. (NYSE: EXP). Access to the full company reports can be found at:

According to a study from the Freedonia Group, global cement demand will rise 4.1 percent annually through 2013. The research firm says that gains will be fueled by rising infrastructure investment in developing countries and improved markets in developed areas. Blended cement will increase its dominant position over Portland while ready-mix concrete will remain the fastest-growing outlet.

This would mark a significant turnaround from the last two months. In September, the country's cement firms reported a 1.4% decline in dispatches vis-a-vis the same month last year. In August, cement dispatches were down by 6.6% in comparison to July.

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CEMEX is a global building materials company that provides high-quality products and reliable service to customers and communities in more than 50 countries throughout the world. Threatened by a massive debt load, the company has pledged to keep its debt at seven times its earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) by December as part of a broader agreement with creditors.

Eagle Materials Inc. manufactures and distributes Cement, Aggregates, Concrete, Gypsum Wallboard and Recycled Paperboard from 25 facilities across the U.S. The company is headquartered in Dallas, Texas. Presently the company pays an annual dividend of forty cents for a respectable yield of around 2.3 percent.

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