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Lowest Forward Earnings Yield in the Research and Consulting Services Industry Detected in Shares of Mistras Group (MG, EXPO, ABCO, EFX, VRSK)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Research and Consulting Services 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.

Mistras Group ranks lowest with a forward earnings yield of 2.8%. Exponent is next with a forward earnings yield of 3.1%. Advisory Board ranks third lowest with a forward earnings yield of 3.1%.

Equifax follows with a forward earnings yield of 3.4%, and Verisk Analytics rounds out the bottom five with a forward earnings yield of 3.7%.

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Keywords: lowest forward earnings yield mistras group exponent advisory board equifax verisk analytics

Ticker(s): MG EXPO ABCO EFX VRSK