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Lowest Projected Earnings Growth in the Building Products Industry Detected in Shares of Griffon Corp (GFF, SSD, AAON, USG, PGTI)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Building Products industry with the lowest projected earnings growth. The growth of earnings per share (current fiscal year estimated vs. last year actual) is important to gauge future profitability and relative value. Higher EPS growth generally justifies higher earnings multiples.

Griffon Corp ranks lowest with a projected earnings growth of 1.2%. Following is Simpson Mfg with a projected earnings growth of 7.9%. Aaon Inc ranks third lowest with a projected earnings growth of 8.7%.

Usg Corp follows with a projected earnings growth of 9.0%, and Pgt Innovations rounds out the bottom five with a projected earnings growth of 9.6%.

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Ticker(s): GFF SSD AAON USG PGTI