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Lowest PEG Ratio in the Publishing Industry Detected for Global Sources (GSOL, MNI, MDP)

Published on Fri, 05/10/2013 - 10:22
By Mallory Stone

Below are the three companies in the Publishing 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.

Global Sources (NASDAQ:GSOL) is lowest with a PEG ratio of 0.72. Global Sources Ltd. creates and facilitates global trade between buyers and suppliers. The Company's integrated sourcing and marketing solutions enable importers to buy, and exporters to sell, more effectively and profitably. Global Sources aggregates and formats industry-specific supplier and product information, then delivers this content to its buyer community worldwide.

Over the past year, Global Sources has traded in a range of $4.81 to $12.78 and is now at $6.71, 40% above that low. In the last five trading sessions, the 50-day moving average (MA) has fallen 1% while the 200-day MA has remained constant.

McClatchy (NYSE:MNI) is next with a PEG ratio of 0.97.

Finishing up the bottom three is Meredith (NYSE:MDP), with a PEG ratio of 0.99.

By Mallory Stone
mstone@fnno.com