Top 5 Companies in the Research and Consulting Services Industry With the Highest Forward P/E Ratio (EXPO, MG, EFX, VRSK, ABCO)
Below are the three companies in the Research and Consulting Services industry with the highest forward price to earnings (P/E) ratios. Forward P/E uses estimated earnings to compare relative value among companies in the same industry. Generally, the lower the forward P/E, the more undervalued a company is believed to be.
Exponent ranks highest with a a forward P/E ratio of 33.86. Following is Mistras Group with a a forward P/E ratio of 29.42. Equifax ranks third highest with a a forward P/E ratio of 25.09.
Verisk Analytics follows with a a forward P/E ratio of 24.49, and Advisory Board rounds out the top five with a a forward P/E ratio of 20.23.
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