5 Value Stocks To Watch In The Consumer Defensive Sector

What Defines a Value Stock?

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 consumer defensive sector:

  1. Mannatech MTEX - P/E: 7.51
  2. Bridgford Foods BRID - P/E: 3.12
  3. Bunge BG - P/E: 7.79
  4. Andersons ANDE - P/E: 8.91
  5. Industrias Bachoco SAB IBA - P/E: 7.36

Mannatech has reported Q2 earnings per share at $0.34, which has increased by 466.67% compared to Q1, which was 0.06. The company's most recent dividend yield sits at 3.2%, which has decreased by 0.01% from 3.21% last quarter.

Bridgford Foods's earnings per share for Q3 sits at $0.04, whereas in Q2, they were at -0.09. Bunge saw a decrease in earnings per share from 4.26 in Q1 to $2.97 now. The company's most recent dividend yield sits at 2.55%, which has increased by 0.27% from 2.28% last quarter.

Andersons saw an increase in earnings per share from 0.18 in Q1 to $2.39 now. The company's most recent dividend yield sits at 1.85%, which has decreased by 0.12% from 1.97% last quarter.

Industrias Bachoco SAB has reported Q2 earnings per share at $2.94, which has increased by 35.48% compared to Q1, which was 2.17. Its most recent dividend yield is at 2.28%, which has increased by 0.23% from 2.05% in the previous quarter.

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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