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Merck & Co has the Highest PEG Ratio in the Pharmaceuticals Industry (MRK, ZTS, CTLT, PCRX, JNJ)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Pharmaceuticals industry with the highest price to earnings to growth (PEG) ratios. PEG is valuable in assessing the tradeoff between the price of a stock and expected growth. Generally, the lower the PEG, the better.

Merck & Co ranks highest with a a PEG ratio of 0.03. Following is Zoetis Inc with a a PEG ratio of 0.03. Catalent Inc ranks third highest with a a PEG ratio of 0.03.

Pacira Pharmaceu follows with a a PEG ratio of 0.03, and Johnson&Johnson rounds out the top five with a a PEG ratio of 0.02.

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Ticker(s): MRK ZTS CTLT PCRX JNJ