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Cambrex Corp has the Lowest P/E Ratio in the Life Sciences Tools & Services Industry (CBM, LMNX, WAT, CRL, A)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Life Sciences Tools & 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.

Cambrex Corp ranks lowest with a a P/E ratio of 14.27. Luminex Corp is next with a a P/E ratio of 20.35. Waters Corp ranks third lowest with a a P/E ratio of 28.50.

Charles River La follows with a a P/E ratio of 28.67, and Agilent Tech Inc rounds out the bottom five with a a P/E ratio of 31.37.

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Ticker(s): CBM LMNX WAT CRL A