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Shares of Staples Rank the Highest in Terms of PEG Ratio in the Specialty Stores Industry (SPLS, BKS, ULTA, WMAR, VSI)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Specialty Stores industry with the highest price to earnings to growth (PEG) ratios. PEG is valuable in assessing the tradeoff between the price of a stock and expected growth. Generally, the lower the PEG, the better.

Staples ranks highest with a a PEG ratio of 14.20. Barnes & Noble is next with a a PEG ratio of 3.92. Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrance ranks third highest with a a PEG ratio of 2.76.

West Marine follows with a a PEG ratio of 2.68, and Vitamin Shoppe rounds out the top five with a a PEG ratio of 2.30.

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Ticker(s): SPLS BKS ULTA WMAR VSI