TMCNet:  Shares of General Electric Rank the Highest in Terms of Forward Earnings Yield in the Industrial Conglomerates Industry (GE, SXI, CSL, MMM, TYC)

[March 08, 2013]

Shares of General Electric Rank the Highest in Terms of Forward Earnings Yield in the Industrial Conglomerates Industry (GE, SXI, CSL, MMM, TYC)

Mar 08, 2013 (SmarTrend(R) News Watch via COMTEX) -- Below are the three companies in the Industrial Conglomerates industry with the highest 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.General Electric ranks highest with a forward earnings yield of 7.1%. Standex International is next with a forward earnings yield of 6.9%. Carlisle Cos ranks third highest with a forward earnings yield of 6.7%.


3M follows with a forward earnings yield of 6.5%, and Tyco International rounds out the top five with a forward earnings yield of 5.7%.

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