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Lowest Projected Earnings Growth in the Specialized Consumer Services Industry Detected in Shares of Sotheby'S (BID, TAX, SCI, LOCK, SERV)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Specialized Consumer Services 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.

Sotheby'S ranks lowest with a projected earnings growth of 7.8%. Following is Liberty Tax Inc with a projected earnings growth of 13.0%. Service Corp Int ranks third lowest with a projected earnings growth of 17.4%.

Lifelock Inc follows with a projected earnings growth of 21.4%, and Servicemaster Gl rounds out the bottom five with a projected earnings growth of 21.8%.

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Ticker(s): BID TAX SCI SERV