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Relatively Low PEG Ratio Detected in Shares of Marlin Business Services in the Specialized Finance Industry (MRLN, ICE, NEWS, MCO, MORN)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Specialized Finance 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.

Marlin Business Services ranks lowest with a a PEG ratio of 0.82. Following is IntercontinentalExchange with a a PEG ratio of 1.35. NewStar Financial ranks third lowest with a a PEG ratio of 1.53.

Moody's follows with a a PEG ratio of 1.62, and Morningstar rounds out the bottom five with a a PEG ratio of 1.73.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Morningstar on April 25th, 2016 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $83.90. Since that call, shares of Morningstar have fallen 3.2%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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