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 industrials sector that may be worth watching:
- Eastern Co EML - P/E: 9.41
- Kanzhun BZ - P/E: 6.3
- Pangaea Logistics Solns PANL - P/E: 2.86
- Patriot Transportation PATI - P/E: 4.44
- Sturm Ruger & Co RGR - P/E: 9.27
Eastern Co's earnings per share for Q3 sits at $0.65, whereas in Q2, they were at 0.59. Its most recent dividend yield is at 2.05%, which has decreased by 0.08% from 2.13% in the previous quarter.
Most recently, Kanzhun reported earnings per share at $0.08, whereas in Q1 earnings per share sat at $0.04. Pangaea Logistics Solns saw a decrease in earnings per share from 0.64 in Q2 to $0.52 now. Its most recent dividend yield is at 7.78%, which has increased by 1.84% from 5.94% in the previous quarter.
Most recently, Patriot Transportation reported earnings per share at $0.22, whereas in Q2 earnings per share sat at $-0.14. Sturm Ruger & Co has reported Q3 earnings per share at $1.03, which has decreased by 11.97% compared to Q2, which was 1.17. Its most recent dividend yield is at 2.89%, which has increased by 0.03% from 2.86% in the previous quarter.
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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