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CSS Industries is Among the Companies in the Housewares & Specialties Industry With the Lowest P/E Ratio (CSS, LBY, TUP, LCUT, NWL)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Housewares & Specialties 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.

CSS Industries ranks lowest with a a P/E ratio of 11.31. Following is Libbey with a a P/E ratio of 12.07. Tupperware Brands ranks third lowest with a a P/E ratio of 16.62.

Lifetime Brands follows with a a P/E ratio of 20.06, and Newell Rubbermaid rounds out the bottom five with a a P/E ratio of 20.39.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Lifetime Brands on March 13th, 2017 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $17.33. Since that recommendation, shares of Lifetime Brands have risen 7.9%. We continue to monitor Lifetime Brands for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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Ticker(s): CSS TUP LCUT NWL