EULESS, Texas, July 9, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- U.S. Concrete, Inc. (Nasdaq:USCR) ("U.S. Concrete") today announced that it has been added as a member of the U.S. small-cap Russell 2000 Index, a subset of the Russell 3000 Index. The Russell 3000 Index measures the performance of the largest 3,000 U.S. companies representing approximately 98% of the investable U.S. equity market. The Russell 2000 Index represents approximately 10% of the total market capitalization of the Russell 3000 Index and includes approximately 2,000 of the smallest securities in the Russell 3000 Index based on a combination of their market cap and current index membership. Membership in the Russell indices was finalized after the equity markets closed on June 28, 2013 and is subject to annual reconstitution by Russell Investments. About U.S. Concrete, Inc. U.S. Concrete services the construction industry in several major markets in the United States through its two business segments: ready-mixed concrete and aggregate products. As of the date of this press release, the Company has 101 fixed and 11 portable ready-mixed concrete plants and seven producing aggregates facilities. During 2012, these plant facilities produced approximately 4.8 million cubic yards of ready-mixed concrete and 3.3 million tons of aggregates. For more information on U.S. Concrete, visit www.us-concrete.com. CAUTIONARY STATEMENT REGARDING FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS This press release contains various forward-looking statements and information that are based on management's beliefs, as well as assumptions made by and information currently available to management. These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this press release. U.S. Concrete disclaims any obligation to update these statements and cautions you not to rely unduly on them. Although U.S. Concrete believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, it can give no assurance that those expectations will prove to have been correct. These forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially, including the possibility that the anticipated benefits from such activities, events, developments or transactions cannot be fully realized or the possibility that costs or difficulties related thereto will be greater than expected. Should one or more of these risks materialize, or should underlying assumptions prove incorrect, actual results may vary materially from those expected. Additional risks affecting U.S. Concrete are discussed in greater detail in U.S. Concrete's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission; including U.S. Concrete's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2012 and its subsequent filings on Form 10-Q.
CONTACT: Matt Brown, SVP & CFO U.S. Concrete, Inc. 817-835-4105