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Jack Henry is Among the Companies in the Data Processing & Outsourced Services Industry With the Highest Forward P/E Ratio (JKHY, PYPL, MA, ADP, BKFS)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Data Processing & Outsourced Services industry with the highest forward price to earnings (P/E) ratios. Forward P/E uses estimated earnings to compare relative value among companies in the same industry. Generally, the lower the forward P/E, the more undervalued a company is believed to be.

Jack Henry ranks highest with a a forward P/E ratio of 29.58. Paypal Holdings is next with a a forward P/E ratio of 27.91. Mastercard Inc-A ranks third highest with a a forward P/E ratio of 24.76.

Automatic Data follows with a a forward P/E ratio of 24.02, and Black Knight F-A rounds out the top five with a a forward P/E ratio of 23.92.

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Ticker(s): JKHY PYPL MA ADP