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Marlin Business Services is Among the Companies in the Specialized Finance Industry With the Highest Earnings Yield (MRLN, NDAQ, MCO, NEWS, VALU)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Specialized Finance industry with the highest earnings yields. Earnings yield is useful to compare the relative benefit of owning a stock vs. owning other yield assets such as bonds. If the earnings yield is higher, stocks may be considered undervalued.

Marlin Business Services ranks highest with a an earnings yield of 9.3%. NASDAQ OMX is next with a an earnings yield of 5.0%. Moody's ranks third highest with a an earnings yield of 4.9%.

NewStar Financial follows with a an earnings yield of 4.7%, and Value Line rounds out the top five with a an earnings yield of 4.7%.

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