5 Value Stocks In The Consumer Defensive Sector

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What are 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.

Benzinga Insights has compiled a list of value stocks in the consumer defensive sector that may be worth watching:

  1. Adecoagro AGRO - P/E: 4.86
  2. Seneca Foods SENEA - P/E: 9.89
  3. United Breweries Co CCU - P/E: 9.66
  4. Lincoln Educational Servs LINC - P/E: 7.68
  5. Herbalife Nutrition HLF - P/E: 6.31

Adecoagro has reported Q1 earnings per share at $0.13, which has decreased by 74.76% compared to Q4, which was 0.52. This quarter, Seneca Foods experienced a decrease in earnings per share, which was $2.14 in Q3 and is now $0.77. This quarter, United Breweries Co experienced a decrease in earnings per share, which was $0.68 in Q4 and is now $0.22. The company's most recent dividend yield sits at 4.33%, which has decreased by 1.61% from 5.94% last quarter.

Most recently, Lincoln Educational Servs reported earnings per share at $0.0, whereas in Q4 earnings per share sat at $0.73. Most recently, Herbalife Nutrition reported earnings per share at $0.99, whereas in Q4 earnings per share sat at $0.57. Most recently, the company reported a dividend yield of 1.71%, which has decreased by 1.82% from last quarter's yield of 3.53%.

These 5 value stocks were selected by Benzinga Insights based on quantified analysis. While this methodical judgment process is not meant to make final decisions, our technology can give investors additional perception into the sector.

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