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Lowest PEG Ratio in the Homefurnishing Retail Industry Detected for Select Comfort (SCSS, PIR, AAN)

Published on Wed, 04/10/2013 - 10:29
By Robert Cotter

Below are the three companies in the Homefurnishing Retail industry with the lowest 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.

Select Comfort (NASDAQ:SCSS) is lowest with a PEG ratio of 0.70. Select Comfort Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets a line of air bed mattresses with adjustable firmness, as well as foundations and accessories. The Company's products are sold through retail stores located across the United States and through its national direct marketing operations.

Select Comfort share prices have moved between a 52-week high of $35.60 and a 52-week low of $16.62 and are now trading 8% above that low price at $17.87 per share. Over the last five market days, the 200-day moving average (MA) has gone down 0.2% while the 50-day MA has declined 2.3%.

Pier 1 Imports (NYSE:PIR) is next with a PEG ratio of 1.01.

Finishing up the bottom three is Aaron's (NYSE:AAN), with a PEG ratio of 1.03.

By Robert Cotter