9. Empresas ICA ( ICA) is a leading engineering, construction, procurement and infrastructure company in Mexico. In the first quarter of 2011, ICA reported that net income of controlling interest increase by 34% on improved revenue growth and operational performance. Net revenue grew 21% to $740 million during the quarter, and EBITDA increased 28% to $124 million from the first quarter in 2010. The construction and concession segments contributed toward the majority of the increase in EBITDA. EBITDA margin for the first quarter was 16.9%, compared with 16% in the same quarter in 2010, and operating margins improved from 8.8% to 9% in the recent quarter. As of the end of March 2010, ICA's construction backlog was $3.9 billion, up 17% compared with the same period last year. For full-year 2011, the company expects revenue to grow by 15% and EBITDA margin of around 16%. Most of the 2011 growth is expected to come from the construction and infrastructure businesses. Analysts expect the stock to gain around 32% in the next one year, and it is trading at 17 times its estimated 2011 earnings.
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