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TMCNet:  Highest Earnings Yield in the Automotive Retail Industry Detected in Shares of TravelCenters of America (TA, CRMT, ABG, LAD, AAP)

[January 27, 2013]

Highest Earnings Yield in the Automotive Retail Industry Detected in Shares of TravelCenters of America (TA, CRMT, ABG, LAD, AAP)

Jan 27, 2013 (SmarTrend(R) News Watch via COMTEX) -- Below are the three companies in the Automotive Retail industry with the highest earnings yields. Earnings yield is useful to compare the relative benefit of owning a stock vs. owning other yield assets such as bonds. If the earnings yield is higher, stocks may be considered undervalued.TravelCenters of America ranks highest with a an earnings yield of 15.5%. America's Car-Mart is next with a an earnings yield of 8.1%. Asbury Automotive ranks third highest with a an earnings yield of 8.0%.

Lithia Motors follows with a an earnings yield of 7.1%, and Advance Auto Parts rounds out the top five with a an earnings yield of 7.0%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of TravelCenters of America on January 7th, 2013 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $4.91. Since that recommendation, shares of TravelCenters of America have risen 48.6%. We continue to monitor TravelCenters of America for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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