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Shares of Viacom Rank the Highest in Terms of Forward Earnings Yield in the Movies & Entertainment Industry (VIA, TWX, RGC, CNK, DIS)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Movies & Entertainment 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.

Viacom ranks highest with a forward earnings yield of 10.0%. Time Warner is next with a forward earnings yield of 6.0%. Regal Entertainment Group ranks third highest with a forward earnings yield of 5.8%.

Cinemark follows with a forward earnings yield of 5.8%, and Walt Disney rounds out the top five with a forward earnings yield of 5.6%.

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