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Top 5 Companies in the Electrical Components & Equipment Industry With the Lowest Projected Earnings Growth (ETN, ROK, AME, RBC, AYI)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Electrical Components & Equipment 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.

Eaton ranks lowest with a projected earnings growth of 5.0%. Rockwell Automation is next with a projected earnings growth of 5.6%. AMETEK ranks third lowest with a projected earnings growth of 5.9%.

Regal-Beloit follows with a projected earnings growth of 6.3%, and Acuity Brands rounds out the bottom five with a projected earnings growth of 12.3%.

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