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Chicago Bridge & Iron has the Highest Forward Earnings Yield in the Construction & Engineering Industry (CBI, KBR, ACM, FLR, TPC)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Construction & Engineering industry with the highest forward earnings yields. Using projected earnings for the current fiscal year, the forward earnings yield is useful to compare a stock's return vs. owning a similar stock or other yield assets (e.g. bonds). Generally, the higher the earnings yield, the more undervalued the stock.

Chicago Bridge & Iron ranks highest with a forward earnings yield of 16.7%. KBR is next with a forward earnings yield of 9.4%. Aecom Technology ranks third highest with a forward earnings yield of 9.0%.

Fluor follows with a forward earnings yield of 7.9%, and Tutor Perini rounds out the top five with a forward earnings yield of 6.8%.

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