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Highest Earnings Yield in the Homefurnishing Retail Industry Detected in Shares of Pier 1 Imports (PIR, BBBY, AAN, SCSS, WSM)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Homefurnishing Retail 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.

Pier 1 Imports ranks highest with a an earnings yield of 12.1%. Bed Bath & Beyond is next with a an earnings yield of 11.9%. Aaron's ranks third highest with a an earnings yield of 8.6%.

Select Comfort follows with a an earnings yield of 8.3%, and Williams-Sonoma rounds out the top five with a an earnings yield of 6.4%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Select Comfort on April 14th, 2016 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $20.50. Since that recommendation, shares of Select Comfort have risen 3.5%. We continue to monitor Select Comfort for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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Ticker(s): PIR BBBY AAN SCSS WSM