TMCNet:  Shares of PEP Boys Rank the Lowest in Terms of Earnings Yield in the Automotive Retail Industry (PBY, MNRO, KMX, ORLY, AN)

[December 25, 2012]

Shares of PEP Boys Rank the Lowest in Terms of Earnings Yield in the Automotive Retail Industry (PBY, MNRO, KMX, ORLY, AN)

Dec 25, 2012 (SmarTrend(R) News Watch via COMTEX) -- Below are the three companies in the Automotive Retail industry with the lowest earnings yields. Earnings yield is useful to compare the relative benefit of owning a stock vs. owning other yield assets such as bonds. If the earnings yield is higher, stocks may be considered undervalued.PEP Boys ranks lowest with a an earnings yield of 0.9%. Following is Monro Muffler with a an earnings yield of 4.4%. Carmax ranks third lowest with a an earnings yield of 4.7%.


O'Reilly Automotive follows with a an earnings yield of 5.0%, and AutoNation rounds out the bottom five with a an earnings yield of 6.1%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of AutoNation on October 25th, 2012 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $45.53. Since that call, shares of AutoNation have fallen 14.6%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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