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Top 5 Companies in the Diversified Banks Industry With the Highest Forward Earnings Yield (BAP, C, BLX, BAC, JPM)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Diversified Banks industry with the highest 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.

Credicorp ranks highest with a forward earnings yield of 24.0%. Following is Citigroup with a forward earnings yield of 12.1%. Banco Latinoamericano de Exportaciones ranks third highest with a forward earnings yield of 10.2%.

Bank of America follows with a forward earnings yield of 9.5%, and JPMorgan Chase rounds out the top five with a forward earnings yield of 8.7%.

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Keywords: highest forward earnings yield credicorp Citigroup banco latinoamericano de exportaciones Bank of america JPMorgan Chase

Ticker(s): BAP C BLX BAC JPM