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PEP Boys is Among the Companies in the Automotive Retail Industry With the Highest Forward P/E Ratio (PBY, ORLY, MNRO, AAP, AZO)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Automotive Retail 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.

PEP Boys ranks highest with a a forward P/E ratio of 58.18. O'Reilly Automotive is next with a a forward P/E ratio of 26.97. Monro Muffler ranks third highest with a a forward P/E ratio of 25.26.

Advance Auto Parts follows with a a forward P/E ratio of 18.10, and AutoZone rounds out the top five with a a forward P/E ratio of 17.69.

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