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Simpson Manufacturing is Among the Companies in the Building Products Industry With the Lowest Projected Earnings Growth (SSD, MAS, GFF, LII, AOS)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Building Products industry with the lowest projected earnings growth. The growth of earnings per share (current fiscal year estimated vs. last year actual) is important to gauge future profitability and relative value. Higher EPS growth generally justifies higher earnings multiples.

Simpson Manufacturing ranks lowest with a projected earnings growth of 2.9%. Masco is next with a projected earnings growth of 14.5%. Griffon ranks third lowest with a projected earnings growth of 16.4%.

Lennox International follows with a projected earnings growth of 22.2%, and AO Smith rounds out the bottom five with a projected earnings growth of 27.7%.

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