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Top 5 Companies in the Trading Companies & Distributors Industry With the Highest Forward Earnings Yield (TGH, TAL, AER, GMT, URI)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Trading Companies & Distributors 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.

Textainer Group Holdings ranks highest with a forward earnings yield of 27.8%. Following is TAL International with a forward earnings yield of 19.4%. AerCap Holdings ranks third highest with a forward earnings yield of 14.9%.

GATX follows with a forward earnings yield of 12.1%, and United Rentals rounds out the top five with a forward earnings yield of 10.7%.

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Ticker(s): TGH TAL AER GMT URI