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Roper Technologi is Among the Companies in the Industrial Conglomerates Industry With the Lowest Forward Earnings Yield (ROP, RAVN, CSL, HON, MMM)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Industrial Conglomerates industry with the lowest 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.

Roper Technologi ranks lowest with a forward earnings yield of 3.1%. Raven Industries is next with a forward earnings yield of 4.2%. Carlisle Cos Inc ranks third lowest with a forward earnings yield of 4.2%.

Honeywell Intl follows with a forward earnings yield of 4.6%, and 3M Co rounds out the bottom five with a forward earnings yield of 6.0%.

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Keywords: lowest forward earnings yield roper technologi raven industries carlisle cos inc honeywell intl 3m co

Ticker(s): ROP RAVN CSL HON MMM