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Shares of Raymond James Rank the Lowest in Terms of EPS Growth in the Investment Banking & Brokerage Industry (RJF, SCHW, ETFC, SF, COWN)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Investment Banking & Brokerage industry with the lowest year-over-year expected earnings per share (EPS) growth rates. The long-term growth rate is the expected annual increase in operating EPS over the next three to five years.

Raymond James ranks lowest with a EPS growth of 605.1%. Schwab (Charles) is next with a EPS growth of 871.7%. E*Trade Financia ranks third lowest with a EPS growth of 1,145.6%.

Stifel Financial follows with a EPS growth of 1,577.7%, and Cowen Inc rounds out the bottom five with a EPS growth of 1,756.8%.

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Keywords: lowest eps growth Raymond James schwab (charles) e*trade financia stifel financial cowen inc

Ticker(s): RJF SCHW ETFC SF COWN