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Shares of Wageworks Rank the Highest in Terms of Forward P/E Ratio in the Human Resource & Employment Services Industry (WAGE, NSP, HSII, ASGN, KFY)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Human Resource & Employment Services industry with the highest forward price to earnings (P/E) ratios. Forward P/E uses estimated earnings to compare relative value among companies in the same industry. Generally, the lower the forward P/E, the more undervalued a company is believed to be.

Wageworks ranks highest with a a forward P/E ratio of 21.36. Following is Insperity Inc with a a forward P/E ratio of 21.30. Heidrick & Strug ranks third highest with a a forward P/E ratio of 19.36.

On Assignment follows with a a forward P/E ratio of 18.81, and Korn/Ferry Intl rounds out the top five with a a forward P/E ratio of 18.68.

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Keywords: highest forward p/e ratio wageworks insperity inc heidrick & strug on assignment korn/ferry intl

Ticker(s): WAGE NSP HSII ASGN KFY