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Relatively High P/E Ratio Detected in Shares of Avon Products, Inc. in the Personal Products Industry (AVP, IPAR, COTY, EL, MED)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Personal Products 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.

Avon Products, Inc. ranks highest with a a P/E ratio of 62.56. Following is Inter Parfums with a a P/E ratio of 51.77. Coty Inc-Cl A ranks third highest with a a P/E ratio of 46.43.

Estee Lauder follows with a a P/E ratio of 42.75, and Medifast Inc rounds out the top five with a a P/E ratio of 28.32.

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