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Relatively Low P/E Ratio Detected in Shares of Viacom in the Movies & Entertainment Industry (VIA, TWX, CNK, DIS, RGC)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Movies & Entertainment 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.

Viacom ranks lowest with a a P/E ratio of 12.64. Following is Time Warner with a a P/E ratio of 17.06. Cinemark ranks third lowest with a a P/E ratio of 18.68.

Walt Disney follows with a a P/E ratio of 19.98, and Regal Entertainment Group rounds out the bottom five with a a P/E ratio of 20.32.

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Ticker(s): VIA TWX CNK DIS RGC