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Relatively High Future Earnings Growth Detected in Shares of Select Comfort in the Homefurnishing Retail Industry (SCSS, KIRK, AAN, HVT, PIR)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Homefurnishing Retail industry with the highest future earnings growth. The growth of earnings per share (next fiscal year estimated vs. current fiscal year estimated) is important to gauge future profitability and relative value. Higher EPS growth generally justifies higher earnings multiples.

Select Comfort ranks highest with a future earnings growth of 25.1%. Following is Kirkland's with a future earnings growth of 12.8%. Aaron's ranks third highest with a future earnings growth of 11.8%.

Haverty Furniture follows with a future earnings growth of 10.2%, and Pier 1 Imports rounds out the top five with a future earnings growth of 7.8%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Pier 1 Imports on January 26th, 2017 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $7.42. Since that call, shares of Pier 1 Imports have fallen 11.1%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

Keywords: highest future earnings growth select comfort kirkland's aaron's haverty furniture Pier 1 Imports

Ticker(s): SCSS KIRK AAN HVT PIR