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Relatively High Forward Earnings Yield Detected in Shares of Jakks Pacific in the Leisure Products Industry (JAKK, PII, ESCA, BC, SWHC)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Leisure Products 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.

Jakks Pacific ranks highest with a forward earnings yield of 9.6%. Polaris Industries is next with a forward earnings yield of 8.7%. Escalade ranks third highest with a forward earnings yield of 8.2%.

Brunswick follows with a forward earnings yield of 6.0%, and Smith & Wesson rounds out the top five with a forward earnings yield of 5.6%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Smith & Wesson on April 4th, 2016 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $24.19. Since that call, shares of Smith & Wesson have fallen 10.9%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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