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Relatively Low Projected Earnings Growth Detected in Shares of Murphy Usa Inc in the Automotive Retail Industry (MUSA, GPI, MNRO, AZO, PAG)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Automotive Retail industry with the lowest projected earnings growth. The growth of earnings per share (current fiscal year estimated vs. last year actual) is important to gauge future profitability and relative value. Higher EPS growth generally justifies higher earnings multiples.

Murphy Usa Inc ranks lowest with a projected earnings growth of 2.1%. Following is Group 1 Automoti with a projected earnings growth of 9.8%. Monro Muffler ranks third lowest with a projected earnings growth of 10.1%.

Autozone Inc follows with a projected earnings growth of 11.8%, and Penske Automotiv rounds out the bottom five with a projected earnings growth of 20.4%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Murphy Usa Inc on October 15th, 2019 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $89.83. Since that recommendation, shares of Murphy Usa Inc have risen 30.5%. We continue to monitor Murphy Usa Inc for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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Ticker(s): MUSA GPI MNRO AZO PAG