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Lowest P/E Ratio in the Distributors Industry Detected in Shares of Weyco Group (WEYS, LKQ, GPC, CORE, POOL)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Distributors industry with the lowest price to earnings (P/E) ratios. P/E is an important valuation tool when comparing companies in the same industry. A higher P/E ratio means that investors are paying more for each unit of net income, so the stock is more expensive compared to one with a lower P/E ratio.

Weyco Group ranks lowest with a a P/E ratio of 16.24. Lkq Corp is next with a a P/E ratio of 17.83. Genuine Parts Co ranks third lowest with a a P/E ratio of 20.36.

Core-Mark Holdin follows with a a P/E ratio of 37.20, and Pool Corp rounds out the bottom five with a a P/E ratio of 45.48.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Core-Mark Holdin on August 1st, 2019 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $36.43. Since that call, shares of Core-Mark Holdin have fallen 21.0%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

Keywords: lowest p/e ratio weyco group lkq corp genuine parts co core-mark holdin pool corp

Ticker(s): WEYS LKQ GPC CORE POOL