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Highest P/E Ratio in the Apparel Retail Industry Detected in Shares of Boot Barn Holdin (BOOT, BURL, ROST, GES, ANF)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Apparel Retail industry with the highest price to earnings (P/E) ratios. P/E is an important valuation tool when comparing companies in the same industry. A higher P/E ratio means that investors are paying more for each unit of net income, so the stock is more expensive compared to one with a lower P/E ratio.

Boot Barn Holdin ranks highest with a a P/E ratio of 40.57. Following is Burlington Store with a a P/E ratio of 31.40. Ross Stores Inc ranks third highest with a a P/E ratio of 30.64.

Guess? Inc follows with a a P/E ratio of 22.78, and Abercrombie & Fi rounds out the top five with a a P/E ratio of 22.27.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Abercrombie & Fi on May 13th, 2019 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $26.46. Since that call, shares of Abercrombie & Fi have fallen 34.2%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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