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Highest Earnings Yield in the Construction & Engineering Industry Detected in Shares of Chicago Bridge & Iron (CBI, FLR, GLDD, TPC, JEC)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Construction & Engineering industry with the highest earnings yields. Earnings yield is useful to compare the relative benefit of owning a stock vs. owning other yield assets such as bonds. If the earnings yield is higher, stocks may be considered undervalued.

Chicago Bridge & Iron ranks highest with a an earnings yield of 18.8%. Following is Fluor with a an earnings yield of 8.1%. Great Lakes Dredge & Dock ranks third highest with a an earnings yield of 7.1%.

Tutor Perini follows with a an earnings yield of 6.7%, and Jacobs Engineering Group rounds out the top five with a an earnings yield of 6.0%.

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Ticker(s): CBI FLR GLDD TPC JEC