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Relatively Low Projected Earnings Growth Detected in Shares of Ralph Lauren Cor in the Apparel, Accessories & Luxury Industry (RL, PERY, GIII, KORS, COLM)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Apparel, Accessories & Luxury industry with the lowest projected earnings growth. The growth of earnings per share (current fiscal year estimated vs. last year actual) is important to gauge future profitability and relative value. Higher EPS growth generally justifies higher earnings multiples.

Ralph Lauren Cor ranks lowest with a projected earnings growth of 3.8%. Perry Ellis Intl is next with a projected earnings growth of 4.1%. G Iii Apparel ranks third lowest with a projected earnings growth of 5.8%.

Michael Kors Hol follows with a projected earnings growth of 5.9%, and Columbia Sportsw rounds out the bottom five with a projected earnings growth of 8.4%.

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Keywords: lowest projected earnings growth ralph lauren cor perry ellis intl g iii apparel michael kors hol columbia sportsw

Ticker(s): RL PERY GIII KORS COLM