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Owens-Illinois has the Highest Forward Earnings Yield in the Metal & Glass Containers Industry (OI, CCK, SLGN, BLL, GEF)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Metal & Glass Containers industry with the highest forward earnings yields. Using projected earnings for the current fiscal year, the forward earnings yield is useful to compare a stock's return vs. owning a similar stock or other yield assets (e.g. bonds). Generally, the higher the earnings yield, the more undervalued the stock.

Owens-Illinois ranks highest with a forward earnings yield of 10.3%. Crown Holdings I is next with a forward earnings yield of 6.6%. Silgan Holdings ranks third highest with a forward earnings yield of 5.4%.

Ball Corp follows with a forward earnings yield of 5.2%, and Greif Inc-Cl A rounds out the top five with a forward earnings yield of 5.0%.

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Ticker(s): OI CCK SLGN BLL GEF