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Wd-40 Co is Among the Companies in the Household Products Industry With the Highest Forward P/E Ratio (WDFC, CHD, CLX, PG, CL)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Household Products 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.

Wd-40 Co ranks highest with a a forward P/E ratio of 39.61. Following is Church & Dwight with a a forward P/E ratio of 27.43. Clorox Co ranks third highest with a a forward P/E ratio of 25.01.

Procter & Gamble follows with a a forward P/E ratio of 22.71, and Colgate-Palmoliv rounds out the top five with a a forward P/E ratio of 19.37.

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