Highest Forward Earnings Yield in the Education Services Industry Detected in Shares of DeVry (DV, APEI, STRA, APOL, LOPE)
Below are the three companies in the Education Services industry with the highest forward earnings yields. Using projected earnings for the current fiscal year, the forward earnings yield is useful to compare a stock's return vs. owning a similar stock or other yield assets (e.g. bonds). Generally, the higher the earnings yield, the more undervalued the stock.
DeVry ranks highest with a forward earnings yield of 10.5%. American Public Education is next with a forward earnings yield of 8.9%. Strayer Education ranks third highest with a forward earnings yield of 7.7%.
Apollo Group follows with a forward earnings yield of 6.8%, and Grand Canyon Education rounds out the top five with a forward earnings yield of 6.7%.
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