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Relatively High Forward P/E Ratio Detected in Shares of Costar Group Inc in the Research & Consulting Services Industry (CSGP, FCN, VRSK, EXPO, HURN)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Research & Consulting 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.

Costar Group Inc ranks highest with a a forward P/E ratio of 61.29. Fti Consulting is next with a a forward P/E ratio of 38.18. Verisk Analyti ranks third highest with a a forward P/E ratio of 34.75.

Exponent Inc follows with a a forward P/E ratio of 25.99, and Huron Consulting rounds out the top five with a a forward P/E ratio of 24.41.

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Keywords: highest forward p/e ratio costar group inc fti consulting verisk analyti exponent inc huron consulting

Ticker(s): CSGP FCN VRSK EXPO HURN