Data Mining

Guest Blog: Balance sheet management continues among operators
Bolt-on acquisitions taking place in strong markets
Construction forecast holds promise, highways remain flat
Data Mining July 2013
Housing Increases More than Offset by Falling Federal Spending
Residential is up, but highways are status quo (at best)
Cemex results were a bright spot as units shipped decreased in 2012
2012 Closes with a Burst of M&A Activity
Mergers & acquisitions are slow throughout 2012, but supply and demand dynamics bode well for 2013
No paths are available for smooth transactions
Steady, but modest, growth is the trend
Elections and a ‘fiscal cliff’ loom ahead, but residential recovery continues