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Highest Earnings Yield in the Specialty Stores Industry Detected in Shares of Staples (SPLS, BBW, ODP, VSI, SIG)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Specialty Stores 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.

Staples ranks highest with a an earnings yield of 12.9%. Build-A-Bear Workshop is next with a an earnings yield of 10.9%. Office Depot ranks third highest with a an earnings yield of 10.0%.

Vitamin Shoppe follows with a an earnings yield of 8.1%, and Signet Jewelers rounds out the top five with a an earnings yield of 7.7%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Office Depot on April 20th, 2016 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $6.44. Since that call, shares of Office Depot have fallen 49.4%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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