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Shares of Amer Woodmark Co Rank the Lowest in Terms of Projected Earnings Growth in the Building Products Industry (AMWD, JCI, APOG, ALLE, IIIN)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Building Products 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.

Amer Woodmark Co ranks lowest with a projected earnings growth of 2.5%. Following is Johnson Controls with a projected earnings growth of 7.8%. Apogee Enterpr ranks third lowest with a projected earnings growth of 10.9%.

Allegion Plc follows with a projected earnings growth of 12.1%, and Insteel Inds rounds out the bottom five with a projected earnings growth of 15.2%.

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