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Shares of Briggs & Strattn Rank the Lowest in Terms of Projected Earnings Growth in the Industrial Machinery Industry (BGG, CLC, MCRN, LDL, NNBR)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Industrial Machinery 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.

Briggs & Strattn ranks lowest with a projected earnings growth of 0.2%. Following is Clarcor Inc with a projected earnings growth of 0.6%. Milacron Holding ranks third lowest with a projected earnings growth of 1.2%.

Lydall Inc follows with a projected earnings growth of 3.9%, and Nn Inc rounds out the bottom five with a projected earnings growth of 4.8%.

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Ticker(s): BGG MCRN LDL NNBR