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Lowest Projected Earnings Growth in the Electronic Equipment & Instruments Industry Detected in Shares of Mesa Laboratories (MLAB, BMI, CGNX, ZBRA, FLIR)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Electronic Equipment & Instruments 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.

Mesa Laboratories ranks lowest with a projected earnings growth of 5.4%. Following is Badger Meter with a projected earnings growth of 10.6%. Cognex ranks third lowest with a projected earnings growth of 10.7%.

Zebra Technologies follows with a projected earnings growth of 14.3%, and FLIR Systems rounds out the bottom five with a projected earnings growth of 17.7%.

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Ticker(s): MLAB BMI CGNX ZBRA FLIR