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Amrep is Among the Companies in the Diversified Support Services Industry With the Lowest P/E Ratio (AXR, PNTR, UNF, MATW, MGRC)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Diversified Support Services industry with the lowest price to earnings (P/E) ratios. P/E is an important valuation tool when comparing companies in the same industry. A higher P/E ratio means that investors are paying more for each unit of net income, so the stock is more expensive compared to one with a lower P/E ratio.

Amrep ranks lowest with a a P/E ratio of 2.66. Following is Pointer Telocation with a a P/E ratio of 3.77. UniFirst ranks third lowest with a a P/E ratio of 17.93.

Matthews International follows with a a P/E ratio of 18.54, and McGrath RentCorp rounds out the bottom five with a a P/E ratio of 20.74.

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