Top 5 Companies in the Trading Companies & Distributors Industry With the Lowest Projected Earnings Growth (KAMN, FAST, WSO, URI, GMT)
Below are the three companies in the Trading Companies & Distributors 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.
Kaman ranks lowest with a projected earnings growth of 2.6%. Following is Fastenal with a projected earnings growth of 7.4%. Watsco ranks third lowest with a projected earnings growth of 12.9%.
United Rentals follows with a projected earnings growth of 17.9%, and GATX rounds out the bottom five with a projected earnings growth of 18.8%.
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