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Highest PEG Ratio in the Consumer Finance Industry Detected in Shares of Cash America (CSH, FCFS, CACC, COF, AXP)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Consumer Finance 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.

Cash America ranks highest with a a PEG ratio of 7.95. First Cash Financial Services is next with a a PEG ratio of 2.52. Credit Acceptance ranks third highest with a a PEG ratio of 1.86.

Capital One Financial follows with a a PEG ratio of 1.52, and American Express rounds out the top five with a a PEG ratio of 1.25.

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