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Lowest Forward Earnings Yield in the Trading Companies & Distributors Industry Detected in Shares of Titan Machinery (TITN, LAWS, WSO, BECN, FAST)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Trading Companies & Distributors 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.

Titan Machinery ranks lowest with a forward earnings yield of 0.8%. Lawson Products is next with a forward earnings yield of 3.3%. Watsco ranks third lowest with a forward earnings yield of 3.3%.

Beacon Roofing Supply follows with a forward earnings yield of 3.9%, and Fastenal rounds out the bottom five with a forward earnings yield of 4.0%.

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Ticker(s): TITN LAWS WSO BECN FAST