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Highest Forward Earnings Yield in the Electrical Components & Equipment Industry Detected in Shares of Energy Focus (EFOI, RBC, ST, BGC, ETN)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Electrical Components & Equipment 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.

Energy Focus ranks highest with a forward earnings yield of 23.5%. Regal-Beloit is next with a forward earnings yield of 8.6%. Sensata Technologies ranks third highest with a forward earnings yield of 7.1%.

General Cable follows with a forward earnings yield of 7.0%, and Eaton rounds out the top five with a forward earnings yield of 6.3%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Energy Focus on March 10th, 2016 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $8.41. Since that call, shares of Energy Focus have fallen 53.0%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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Ticker(s): EFOI RBC ST BGC ETN