Shares of Weight Watchers Rank the Highest in Terms of Earnings Yield in the Specialized Consumer Services Industry (WTW, HRB, SPGZ, BID, CSV)
Below are the three companies in the Specialized Consumer Services industry with the highest earnings yields. Earnings yield is useful to compare the relative benefit of owning a stock vs. owning other yield assets such as bonds. If the earnings yield is higher, stocks may be considered undervalued.
Weight Watchers ranks highest with a an earnings yield of 7.8%. Following is H&R Block with a an earnings yield of 7.6%. Spectrum Group International ranks third highest with a an earnings yield of 6.4%.
Sotheby's follows with a an earnings yield of 5.5%, and Carriage Services rounds out the top five with a an earnings yield of 5.1%.
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