TMCNet:  GFI Group has the Highest PEG Ratio in the Investment Banking & Brokerage Industry (GFIG, ITG, MS, SWS, GHL)

[December 31, 2012]

GFI Group has the Highest PEG Ratio in the Investment Banking & Brokerage Industry (GFIG, ITG, MS, SWS, GHL)

Dec 31, 2012 (SmarTrend(R) News Watch via COMTEX) -- Below are the three companies in the Investment Banking & Brokerage industry with the highest price to earnings to growth (PEG) ratios. PEG is valuable in assessing the tradeoff between the price of a stock and expected growth. Generally, the lower the PEG, the better.


GFI Group ranks highest with a a PEG ratio of 9.18. Investment Technology Group is next with a a PEG ratio of 4.52. Morgan Stanley ranks third highest with a a PEG ratio of 4.22.

SWS Group follows with a a PEG ratio of 3.32, and Greenhill rounds out the top five with a a PEG ratio of 2.22.

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