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Resource America has the Highest Forward Earnings Yield in the Specialized Finance Industry (REXI, MRLN, NDAQ, ICE, MCO)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Specialized Finance industry with the highest forward earnings yields. Using projected earnings for the current fiscal year, the forward earnings yield is useful to compare a stock's return vs. owning a similar stock or other yield assets (e.g. bonds). Generally, the higher the earnings yield, the more undervalued the stock.

Resource America ranks highest with a forward earnings yield of 7.7%. Marlin Business Services is next with a forward earnings yield of 7.3%. NASDAQ OMX ranks third highest with a forward earnings yield of 4.8%.

IntercontinentalExchange follows with a forward earnings yield of 4.2%, and Moody's rounds out the top five with a forward earnings yield of 4.2%.

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