Universal Technical Institute is Among the Companies in the Education Services Industry With the Highest Forward P/E Ratio (UTI, LRN, LINC, EDMC, EDU)
Below are the three companies in the Education 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.
Universal Technical Institute ranks highest with a a forward P/E ratio of 51.74. Following is K12 with a a forward P/E ratio of 29.69. Lincoln Educational Services ranks third highest with a a forward P/E ratio of 28.53.
Education Management follows with a a forward P/E ratio of 19.41, and New Oriental Education & Technology rounds out the top five with a a forward P/E ratio of 15.92.
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