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Relatively Low PEG Ratio Detected in Shares of Crown Holdings in the Metal & Glass Containers Industry (CCK, SLGN, GEF, ATR, OI)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Metal & Glass Containers industry with the lowest price to earnings to growth (PEG) ratios. PEG is valuable in assessing the tradeoff between the price of a stock and expected growth. Generally, the lower the PEG, the better.

Crown Holdings ranks lowest with a a PEG ratio of 1.98. Following is Silgan Holdings with a a PEG ratio of 2.12. Greif ranks third lowest with a a PEG ratio of 2.36.

Aptargroup follows with a a PEG ratio of 2.59, and Owens-Illinois rounds out the bottom five with a a PEG ratio of 3.25.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Owens-Illinois on February 17th, 2016 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $14.01. Since that recommendation, shares of Owens-Illinois have risen 34.8%. We continue to monitor Owens-Illinois for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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