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Lowest Forward Earnings Yield in the Investment Banking & Brokerage Industry Detected in Shares of Interactive Brokers (IBKR, GFIG, SCHW, OPY, GHL)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Investment Banking & Brokerage industry with the lowest forward earnings yields. Using projected earnings for the current fiscal year, the forward earnings yield is useful to compare a stock's return vs. owning a similar stock or other yield assets (e.g. bonds). Generally, the higher the earnings yield, the more undervalued the stock.

Interactive Brokers ranks lowest with a forward earnings yield of 2.3%. GFI Group is next with a forward earnings yield of 3.1%. Charles Schwab ranks third lowest with a forward earnings yield of 3.2%.

Oppenheimer Holdings follows with a forward earnings yield of 3.5%, and Greenhill rounds out the bottom five with a forward earnings yield of 4.0%.

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Ticker(s): IBKR GFIG SCHW OPY GHL