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Top 5 Companies in the Financial Exchanges & Data Industry With the Highest Price to Last Quarter Annualized Sales Ratio (MKTX, MSCI, ICE, MCO, FDS)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Financial Exchanges & Data industry with the highest Price to Last Quarter Annualized (LQA) Sales ratios. Price/LQA Sales is a valuable metric used to compare comparable companies using the most recent sales data on an annualized basis. Generally, the lower the ratio, the more undervalued the company.

Marketaxess ranks highest with a price to last quarter annualized sales ratio of 7.80. Following is Msci Inc with a price to last quarter annualized sales ratio of 4.82. Intercontinental ranks third highest with a price to last quarter annualized sales ratio of 2.33.

Moody'S Corp follows with a price to last quarter annualized sales ratio of 2.23, and Factset Research rounds out the top five with a price to last quarter annualized sales ratio of 1.84.

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Keywords: highest price to last quarter annualized sales ratio marketaxess msci inc intercontinental :mco moody's corp :fds factset research

Ticker(s): MKTX MSCI ICE