TMCNet:  Relatively Low Forward Earnings Yield Detected in Shares of Monro Muffler in the Automotive Retail Industry (MNRO, PBY, ORLY, KMX, AN)

[November 26, 2012]

Relatively Low Forward Earnings Yield Detected in Shares of Monro Muffler in the Automotive Retail Industry (MNRO, PBY, ORLY, KMX, AN)

Nov 26, 2012 (SmarTrend(R) News Watch via COMTEX) -- Below are the three companies in the Automotive Retail 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.Monro Muffler ranks lowest with a forward earnings yield of 4.5%. PEP Boys is next with a forward earnings yield of 4.6%. O'Reilly Automotive ranks third lowest with a forward earnings yield of 5.1%.


Carmax follows with a forward earnings yield of 5.2%, and AutoNation rounds out the bottom five with a forward earnings yield of 5.9%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Carmax on October 8th, 2012 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $31.40. Since that recommendation, shares of Carmax have risen 11.9%. We continue to monitor Carmax for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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