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Navient Corp is Among the Companies in the Consumer Finance Industry With the Lowest Projected Earnings Growth (NAVI, NNI, SC, ECPG, FCFS)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Consumer Finance 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.

Navient Corp ranks lowest with a projected earnings growth of 6.5%. Following is Nelnet Inc-Cl A with a projected earnings growth of 12.1%. Santander Consum ranks third lowest with a projected earnings growth of 14.7%.

Encore Capital G follows with a projected earnings growth of 15.7%, and Firstcash Inc rounds out the bottom five with a projected earnings growth of 18.1%.

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