Table 2. Stocks Passing the Price-Earnings Relative Screen
Company (Exchange: Ticker) Price
per
Share
($)
Price as
% of
52-Wk
High
(%)
12-
Mo
EPS
($)
EPS
Grth
Est
(%)
P/E
Ratio
(X)
Indus
P/E
Ratio
(X)
P/E
Rel
Avg
5-Yr
(X)
P/E Rel
Adj
P/E
Ratio
(X)
Price as
% of
P/E Rel
Val
(%)
Description
Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold (N: FCX) 52.79 73 6.03 26 8.8 11.2 1.4 26.62 32.9 copper, gold, silver mining
Nucor Corp. (N: NUE) 51.12 85 4.67 6.7 10.9 9.8 1.57 29.76 36.8 mfrs steel & steel prods
Horace Mann Educators (N: HMN) 19.51 96 1.45 na 13.5 12.6 1.91 36.32 37.1 insurance holding co.
Reliance Steel & Alum. (N: RS) 32.91 66 3.96 4 8.3 14.8 1.03 19.6 42.4 metals serv centers
OMI Corporation (N: OMM) 21.46 89 4.83 17 4.4 9.6 0.48 9.06 49 petroleum prods shipping
Tektronix, Inc. (N: TEK) 29.55 80 1.15 13 25.7 21.7 2.44 46.33 55.5 monitor servs for hi-tech
Teledyne Technologies (N: TDY) 41.52 98 2.02 14.5 20.6 22.1 1.92 36.39 56.5 electronics for airlines
Oil States International (N: OIS) 26.92 61 3.35 na 8 18.8 0.74 13.98 57.5 specialty prods for oil & gas
Comtech Telecomm. (M: CMTL) 34.87 76 1.72 13.3 20.3 26.8 1.79 33.97 59.7 prods & servs for telecom
BankUnited Financial (M: BKUNA) 25.88 81 2.07 11.5 12.5 17.4 1.08 20.43 61.2 bank holding company
Goldman Sachs Group (N: GS) 175.65 99 16.46 15.8 10.7 21.6 0.91 17.33 61.6 global investment bank
Cintas Corporation (M: CTAS) 41.44 91 2 13.9 20.7 25.8 1.67 31.81 65.1 uniforms & hygiene servs
Morgan Stanley (N: MS) 74.41 100 6.64 12.9 11.2 21.6 0.86 16.35 68.6 global financial services
J.C. Penney Company (N: JCP) 71.08 98 4.52 14.8 15.7 19.3 1.2 22.83 68.9 dept store holding co.
Kohl's Corporation (N: KSS) 67.63 98 2.7 18 25 19.3 1.82 34.56 72.5 department stores
Dress Barn, Inc. (M: DBRN) 22.84 81 1.16 15 19.7 20.6 1.4 26.59 74.1 women’s apparel chain
K-V Pharmaceutical (N: KV.A) 23.88 95 0.85 25.2 28.1 26.3 1.98 37.56 74.8 pharmaceuticals
Exchange Key: M=NASDAQ National or NASDAQ Small Cap Market, N=New York Stock Exchange.
Source: AAII's Stock Investor Pro/Reuters Research, Inc. Data as of 10/6/2006.