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Shares of Usg Corp Rank the Lowest in Terms of P/E Ratio in the Building Products Industry (USG, NCS, APOG, PATK, OC)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Building Products industry with the lowest 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.

Usg Corp ranks lowest with a a P/E ratio of 2.77. Following is Nci Building Sys with a a P/E ratio of 6.74. Apogee Enterpr ranks third lowest with a a P/E ratio of 11.56.

Patrick Inds Inc follows with a a P/E ratio of 15.03, and Owens Corning rounds out the bottom five with a a P/E ratio of 15.22.

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