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Lowest P/E Ratio in the Movies & Entertainment Industry Detected in Shares of Viacom (VIA, RDI, TWX, CNK, DIS)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Movies & Entertainment 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.

Viacom ranks lowest with a a P/E ratio of 7.68. Reading International is next with a a P/E ratio of 9.10. Time Warner ranks third lowest with a a P/E ratio of 15.16.

Cinemark follows with a a P/E ratio of 18.55, and Walt Disney rounds out the bottom five with a a P/E ratio of 19.09.

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Ticker(s): VIA TWX CNK DIS