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Argan Inc has the Lowest Projected Earnings Growth in the Construction & Engineering Industry (AGX, EME, PRIM, AMRC, VMI)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Construction & Engineering 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.

Argan Inc ranks lowest with a projected earnings growth of 9.1%. Emcor Group Inc is next with a projected earnings growth of 9.5%. Primoris Service ranks third lowest with a projected earnings growth of 10.9%.

Ameresco Inc-A follows with a projected earnings growth of 11.1%, and Valmont Inds rounds out the bottom five with a projected earnings growth of 14.2%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Argan Inc on November 15th, 2017 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $61.65. Since that call, shares of Argan Inc have fallen 39.0%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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