Big Lots is Among the Companies in the General Merchandise Stores Industry With the Lowest PEG Ratio (BIG, DG, DLTR, TGT, FRED)
Below are the three companies in the General Merchandise Stores industry with the lowest price to earnings to growth (PEG) ratios. PEG is valuable in assessing the tradeoff between the price of a stock and expected growth. Generally, the lower the PEG, the better.
Big Lots ranks lowest with a a PEG ratio of 1.32. Dollar General is next with a a PEG ratio of 1.42. Dollar Tree ranks third lowest with a a PEG ratio of 1.46.
Target follows with a a PEG ratio of 1.46, and Fred's rounds out the bottom five with a a PEG ratio of 7.03.
SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Fred's on August 4th, 2016 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $14.03. Since that call, shares of Fred's have fallen 37.0%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.
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