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Lowest P/E Ratio in the Pharmaceuticals Industry Detected in Shares of Mallinckrodt (MNK, ENDP, LCI, MYL, PBH)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Pharmaceuticals 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.

Mallinckrodt ranks lowest with a a P/E ratio of 0.84. Endo Internation is next with a a P/E ratio of 6.65. Lannett Co Inc ranks third lowest with a a P/E ratio of 6.84.

Mylan Nv follows with a a P/E ratio of 7.17, and Prestige Brands rounds out the bottom five with a a P/E ratio of 13.44.

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Ticker(s): MNK LCI MYL PBH