5 Value Stocks To Watch In The Energy Sector

Understanding Value Stocks

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:

  1. Diamondback Energy FANG - P/E: 7.98
  2. ConocoPhillips COP - P/E: 9.42
  3. Sunoco SUN - P/E: 6.29
  4. YPF YPF - P/E: 5.66
  5. Star Group SGU - P/E: 6.51

Diamondback Energy's earnings per share for Q1 sits at $5.2, whereas in Q4, they were at 3.63. Most recently, ConocoPhillips reported earnings per share at $3.27, whereas in Q4 earnings per share sat at $2.27. Sunoco's earnings per share for Q1 sits at $2.32, whereas in Q4, they were at 0.95. The company's most recent dividend yield sits at 7.92%, which has increased by 0.23% from 7.69% last quarter.

Most recently, YPF reported earnings per share at $0.64, whereas in Q4 earnings per share sat at $1.0. Its most recent dividend yield is at 1.0%, which has increased by 0.47% from 0.53% in the previous quarter.

Most recently, Star Group reported earnings per share at $1.75, whereas in Q1 earnings per share sat at $0.32. Most recently, the company reported a dividend yield of 5.58%, which has increased by 0.16% from last quarter's yield of 5.42%.

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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