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Ani Pharmaceutic has the Highest P/E Ratio in the Pharmaceuticals Industry (ANIP, ZTS, CTLT, LLY, MRK)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Pharmaceuticals industry with the highest price to earnings (P/E) ratios. P/E is an important valuation tool when comparing companies in the same industry. A higher P/E ratio means that investors are paying more for each unit of net income, so the stock is more expensive compared to one with a lower P/E ratio.

Ani Pharmaceutic ranks highest with a a P/E ratio of 49.24. Zoetis Inc is next with a a P/E ratio of 45.24. Catalent Inc ranks third highest with a a P/E ratio of 45.20.

Eli Lilly & Co follows with a a P/E ratio of 27.43, and Merck & Co rounds out the top five with a a P/E ratio of 21.47.

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Keywords: highest p/e ratio ani pharmaceutic zoetis inc catalent inc eli lilly & co Merck & Co