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West Marine is Among the Companies in the Specialty Stores Industry With the Lowest Forward Earnings Yield (WMAR, ULTA, BKS, TSCO, HZO)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Specialty Stores industry with the lowest 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.

West Marine ranks lowest with a forward earnings yield of 1.9%. Following is Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrance with a forward earnings yield of 2.3%. Barnes & Noble ranks third lowest with a forward earnings yield of 2.8%.

Tractor Supply follows with a forward earnings yield of 3.2%, and MarineMax rounds out the bottom five with a forward earnings yield of 4.3%.

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