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Highest Forward Earnings Yield in the Homefurnishing Retail Industry Detected in Shares of Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY, AAN, WSM, PIR, SCSS)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Homefurnishing Retail 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.

Bed Bath & Beyond ranks highest with a forward earnings yield of 11.5%. Following is Aaron's with a forward earnings yield of 7.5%. Williams-Sonoma ranks third highest with a forward earnings yield of 6.2%.

Pier 1 Imports follows with a forward earnings yield of 5.7%, and Select Comfort rounds out the top five with a forward earnings yield of 5.2%.

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Ticker(s): BBBY AAN WSM PIR SCSS