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Acuity Brands has the Lowest Projected Earnings Growth in the Electrical Components & Equipment Industry (AYI, GNRC, LYTS, ETN, WIRE)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Electrical Components & Equipment industry with the lowest projected earnings growth. The growth of earnings per share (current fiscal year estimated vs. last year actual) is important to gauge future profitability and relative value. Higher EPS growth generally justifies higher earnings multiples.

Acuity Brands ranks lowest with a projected earnings growth of 1.5%. Following is Generac Holdings with a projected earnings growth of 10.0%. Lsi Industries ranks third lowest with a projected earnings growth of 10.5%.

Eaton Corp Plc follows with a projected earnings growth of 12.5%, and Encore Wire rounds out the bottom five with a projected earnings growth of 14.7%.

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Ticker(s): AYI GNRC LYTS ETN WIRE