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Shares of Owens-Illinois Rank the Highest in Terms of Forward Earnings Yield in the Metal & Glass Containers Industry (OI, CCK, BLL, SLGN, GEF)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Metal & Glass Containers 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.

Owens-Illinois ranks highest with a forward earnings yield of 12.4%. Following is Crown Holdings with a forward earnings yield of 7.5%. Ball ranks third highest with a forward earnings yield of 5.8%.

Silgan Holdings follows with a forward earnings yield of 5.5%, and Greif rounds out the top five with a forward earnings yield of 5.5%.

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Ticker(s): OI CCK BLL SLGN GEF