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PEP Boys has the Lowest Forward Earnings Yield in the Automotive Retail Industry (PBY, MNRO, ORLY, AAP, AZO)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Automotive Retail industry with the lowest 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.

PEP Boys ranks lowest with a forward earnings yield of 1.5%. Monro Muffler is next with a forward earnings yield of 3.4%. O'Reilly Automotive ranks third lowest with a forward earnings yield of 3.4%.

Advance Auto Parts follows with a forward earnings yield of 5.1%, and AutoZone rounds out the bottom five with a forward earnings yield of 5.3%.

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