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Costar Group Inc is Among the Companies in the Research & Consulting Services Industry With the Lowest Forward Earnings Yield (CSGP, FCN, VRSK, ACTG, HURN)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Research & Consulting Services 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.

Costar Group Inc ranks lowest with a forward earnings yield of 1.2%. Following is Fti Consulting with a forward earnings yield of 2.1%. Verisk Analyti ranks third lowest with a forward earnings yield of 2.5%.

Acacia Research follows with a forward earnings yield of 3.1%, and Huron Consulting rounds out the bottom five with a forward earnings yield of 3.2%.

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Keywords: lowest forward earnings yield costar group inc fti consulting verisk analyti acacia research huron consulting

Ticker(s): CSGP FCN VRSK ACTG HURN