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Top 5 Companies in the Research and Consulting Services Industry With the Highest Price to Forward Sales (VRSK, EFX, EXPO, IHS, DNB)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Research and Consulting Services industry with the highest price to forward sales ratios. The ratio shows how much Wall Street values every dollar of the company's future sales and is useful in comparing comparable companies. Generally the lower the ratio, the more attractive the investment.

Verisk Analytics ranks highest with a a price to forward sales ratio of 6.10. Following is Equifax with a a price to forward sales ratio of 5.45. Exponent ranks third highest with a a price to forward sales ratio of 4.23.

IHS Inc follows with a a price to forward sales ratio of 3.33, and Dun & Bradstreet rounds out the top five with a a price to forward sales ratio of 2.65.

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Keywords: highest price to forward sales verisk analytics equifax exponent IHS Inc dun & bradstreet

Ticker(s): VRSK EFX EXPO IHS DNB