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Shares of Wd-40 Co Rank the Highest in Terms of Forward P/E Ratio in the Household Products Industry (WDFC, CHD, PG, CLX, CL)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Household Products 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.

Wd-40 Co ranks highest with a a forward P/E ratio of 40.00. Following is Church & Dwight with a a forward P/E ratio of 30.86. Procter & Gamble ranks third highest with a a forward P/E ratio of 25.74.

Clorox Co follows with a a forward P/E ratio of 24.73, and Colgate-Palmoliv rounds out the top five with a a forward P/E ratio of 21.75.

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