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Top 5 Companies in the Diversified Banks Industry With the Lowest Projected Earnings Growth (BLX, WFC, USB, C, JPM)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Diversified Banks 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.

Banco Latinoam-E ranks lowest with a projected earnings growth of 14.1%. Wells Fargo & Co is next with a projected earnings growth of 18.5%. Us Bancorp ranks third lowest with a projected earnings growth of 18.8%.

Citigroup Inc follows with a projected earnings growth of 21.5%, and Jpmorgan Chase rounds out the bottom five with a projected earnings growth of 28.1%.

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Ticker(s): BLX WFC USB C JPM