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Dillards Inc-A has the Highest Forward P/E Ratio in the Department Stores Industry (DDS, JWN, KSS, JCP, M)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Department Stores industry with the highest forward price to earnings (P/E) ratios. Forward P/E uses estimated earnings to compare relative value among companies in the same industry. Generally, the lower the forward P/E, the more undervalued a company is believed to be.

Dillards Inc-A ranks highest with a a forward P/E ratio of 14.24. Nordstrom Inc is next with a a forward P/E ratio of 13.04. Kohls Corp ranks third highest with a a forward P/E ratio of 12.36.

J.C. Penney Co follows with a a forward P/E ratio of 7.76, and Macy'S Inc rounds out the top five with a a forward P/E ratio of 7.30.

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