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Top 5 Companies in the Automotive Retail Industry With the Lowest Forward Earnings Yield (PBY, ORLY, MNRO, CRMT, AAP)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Automotive Retail industry with the lowest 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.

PEP Boys ranks lowest with a forward earnings yield of 1.5%. Following is O'Reilly Automotive with a forward earnings yield of 3.2%. Monro Muffler ranks third lowest with a forward earnings yield of 3.5%.

America's Car-Mart follows with a forward earnings yield of 4.9%, and Advance Auto Parts rounds out the bottom five with a forward earnings yield of 5.3%.

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