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Highest PEG Ratio in the Automotive Retail Industry Detected in Shares of PEP Boys (PBY, MNRO, AAP, ORLY, CRMT)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Automotive Retail industry with the highest price to earnings to growth (PEG) ratios. PEG is valuable in assessing the tradeoff between the price of a stock and expected growth. Generally, the lower the PEG, the better.

PEP Boys ranks highest with a a PEG ratio of 13.31. Following is Monro Muffler with a a PEG ratio of 1.90. Advance Auto Parts ranks third highest with a a PEG ratio of 1.66.

O'Reilly Automotive follows with a a PEG ratio of 1.65, and America's Car-Mart rounds out the top five with a a PEG ratio of 1.59.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of PEP Boys on August 31st, 2015 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $11.93. Since that recommendation, shares of PEP Boys have risen 55.1%. We continue to monitor PEP Boys for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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