TMCNet:  Depomed has the Lowest Forward Earnings Yield in the Pharmaceuticals Industry (DEPO, AUXL, FRX, VPHM, PTIE)

[March 26, 2013]

Depomed has the Lowest Forward Earnings Yield in the Pharmaceuticals Industry (DEPO, AUXL, FRX, VPHM, PTIE)

Mar 26, 2013 (SmarTrend(R) News Watch via COMTEX) -- Below are the three companies in the Pharmaceuticals 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.Depomed ranks lowest with a forward earnings yield of 0.3%. Following is Auxilium Pharmaceuticals with a forward earnings yield of 0.3%. Forest Laboratories ranks third lowest with a forward earnings yield of 1.1%.


Viropharma follows with a forward earnings yield of 2.7%, and Pain Therapeutics rounds out the bottom five with a forward earnings yield of 3.3%.

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