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Relatively Low P/E Ratio Detected in Shares of Flexsteel Industries in the Home Furnishings Industry (FLXS, BSET, HOFT, MHK, LZB)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Home Furnishings industry with the lowest price to earnings (P/E) ratios. P/E is an important valuation tool when comparing companies in the same industry. A higher P/E ratio means that investors are paying more for each unit of net income, so the stock is more expensive compared to one with a lower P/E ratio.

Flexsteel Industries ranks lowest with a a P/E ratio of 14.28. Bassett Furniture Industries is next with a a P/E ratio of 15.07. Hooker Furniture ranks third lowest with a a P/E ratio of 17.04.

Mohawk Industries follows with a a P/E ratio of 21.14, and La-Z-Boy rounds out the bottom five with a a P/E ratio of 21.32.

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Keywords: lowest p/e ratio flexsteel industries bassett furniture industries hooker furniture mohawk industries la-z-boy

Ticker(s): FLXS BSET HOFT MHK LZB