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Top 5 Companies in the Industrial Conglomerates Industry With the Highest Forward Earnings Yield (DHR, CSL, MMM, GE, ROP)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Industrial Conglomerates 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.

Danaher ranks highest with a forward earnings yield of 5.5%. Following is Carlisle Cos with a forward earnings yield of 4.7%. 3M ranks third highest with a forward earnings yield of 4.5%.

General Electric follows with a forward earnings yield of 4.5%, and Roper Industries rounds out the top five with a forward earnings yield of 3.7%.

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Ticker(s): DHR CSL MMM GE ROP