A value stock is traditionally defined in terms of how investors in the marketplace are valuing that company's future growth prospects. Low P/E multiples are good base indicators that the company is undervalued and can most likely be labelled as a value stock.
Below is a list of notable value stocks in the energy sector:
- GasLog Partners GLOP - P/E: 3.5
- Sunoco SUN - P/E: 7.1
- Petrobras Brasileiro PBR - P/E: 5.69
- NACCO Industries NC - P/E: 9.6
- Dorian LPG LPG - P/E: 9.68
GasLog Partners saw an increase in earnings per share from 0.38 in Q4 to 0.5 now. Its most recent dividend yield is at 1.38%, which has increased by 0.16% from 1.22% in the previous quarter.
Sunoco saw an increase in earnings per share from 0.88 in Q4 to 1.6 now. Its most recent dividend yield is at 10.18%, which has decreased by 0.71% from 10.89% in the previous quarter.
This quarter, Petrobras Brasileiro experienced an increase in earnings per share, which was -0.7 in Q4 and is now 0.01. The company's most recent dividend yield sits at 13.66%, which has increased by 9.56% from 4.1% last quarter.
NACCO Industries's earnings per share for Q1 sits at 1.25, whereas in Q4, they were at 0.87. The company's most recent dividend yield sits at 3.12%, which has increased by 0.1% from 3.02% last quarter.
This quarter, Dorian LPG experienced an increase in earnings per share, which was 0.7 in Q3 and is now 0.86. Dorian LPG does not have a dividend yield, which investors should be aware of when considering holding onto such a stock.
The Significance: A value stock may need some time to rebound from its undervalued position. The risk of investing in a value stock is that this emergence may never materialize.
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