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Paypal Holdings is Among the Companies in the Data Processing & Outsourced Services Industry With the Highest Forward P/E Ratio (PYPL, JKHY, MA, V, PAYX)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Data Processing & Outsourced Services industry with the highest forward price to earnings (P/E) ratios. Forward P/E uses estimated earnings to compare relative value among companies in the same industry. Generally, the lower the forward P/E, the more undervalued a company is believed to be.

Paypal Holdings ranks highest with a a forward P/E ratio of 35.23. Following is Jack Henry with a a forward P/E ratio of 33.79. Mastercard Inc-A ranks third highest with a a forward P/E ratio of 31.14.

Visa Inc-Class A follows with a a forward P/E ratio of 29.34, and Paychex Inc rounds out the top five with a a forward P/E ratio of 28.53.

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Ticker(s): PYPL JKHY MA V PAYX