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Lowest Earnings Yield in the Automotive Retail Industry Detected in Shares of Monro Muffler (MNRO, ORLY, AZO, AAP, KMX)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Automotive Retail industry with the lowest earnings yields. Earnings yield is useful to compare the relative benefit of owning a stock vs. owning other yield assets such as bonds. If the earnings yield is higher, stocks may be considered undervalued.

Monro Muffler ranks lowest with a an earnings yield of 3.1%. O'Reilly Automotive is next with a an earnings yield of 3.2%. AutoZone ranks third lowest with a an earnings yield of 4.5%.

Advance Auto Parts follows with a an earnings yield of 4.7%, and Carmax rounds out the bottom five with a an earnings yield of 5.0%.

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