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Highest Forward Earnings Yield in the Movies & Entertainment Industry Detected in Shares of Viacom (VIA, LGF, TWX, DIS, CNK)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Movies & Entertainment 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.

Viacom ranks highest with a forward earnings yield of 12.2%. Following is Lions Gate Entertainment with a forward earnings yield of 6.7%. Time Warner ranks third highest with a forward earnings yield of 6.1%.

Walt Disney follows with a forward earnings yield of 5.7%, and Cinemark rounds out the top five with a forward earnings yield of 5.5%.

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Keywords: highest forward earnings yield Viacom Lions Gate Entertainment Time Warner Walt Disney cinemark