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Top 5 Companies in the Technology Hardware, Storage & Peripherals Industry With the Lowest Forward Earnings Yield (DDD, AVID, SSYS, AAPL, EFII)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Technology Hardware, Storage & Peripherals 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.

3D Systems Corp ranks lowest with a forward earnings yield of 1.1%. Avid Technology is next with a forward earnings yield of 1.3%. Stratasys Ltd ranks third lowest with a forward earnings yield of 2.3%.

Apple Inc follows with a forward earnings yield of 4.8%, and Elec For Imaging rounds out the bottom five with a forward earnings yield of 5.9%.

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Ticker(s): DDD AVID SSYS AAPL EFII