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Top 5 Companies in the Integrated Oil & Gas Industry With the Highest Forward Earnings Yield (LUKOY, BP, XOM, CVX, OXY)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Integrated Oil & Gas 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.

Lukoil OAO ranks highest with a forward earnings yield of 13.4%. Following is BP with a forward earnings yield of 6.6%. Exxon Mobil ranks third highest with a forward earnings yield of 4.5%.

Chevron follows with a forward earnings yield of 3.4%, and Occidental Petroleum rounds out the top five with a forward earnings yield of 0.4%.

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Keywords: highest forward earnings yield lukoil oao Exxon Mobil Chevron Occidental Petroleum

Ticker(s): LUKOY BP XOM CVX OXY