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Relatively High Forward Earnings Yield Detected in Shares of Unisys in the IT Consulting & Other Services Industry (UIS, LIOX, VRTU, IBM, CSC)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the IT Consulting & Other Services 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.

Unisys ranks highest with a forward earnings yield of 18.8%. Following is Lionbridge Technologies with a forward earnings yield of 12.8%. Virtusa ranks third highest with a forward earnings yield of 11.1%.

International Business Machines follows with a forward earnings yield of 9.6%, and Computer Sciences rounds out the top five with a forward earnings yield of 8.6%.

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Keywords: highest forward earnings yield unisys lionbridge technologies virtusa International Business Machines computer sciences

Ticker(s): UIS LIOX VRTU IBM CSC