5 Value Stocks In The Energy Sector

What are Value Stocks?

A value stock traditionally has a lower price when compared to stock prices of companies in the same industry. This indicates that the company may be undervalued, as investors are not expressing as much interest in such companies. The most commonly used way to check for value is with the price-to-earnings multiple, or P/E. A low P/E multiple is a good indication that the stock is undervalued.

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

  1. W&T Offshore WTI - P/E: 3.76
  2. Equinor EQNR - P/E: 3.98
  3. Amplify Energy AMPY - P/E: 5.52
  4. Ovintiv OVV - P/E: 3.56
  5. Golar LNG GLNG - P/E: 3.11

W&T Offshore has reported Q3 earnings per share at $0.33, which has decreased by 75.0% compared to Q2, which was 1.32. Equinor's earnings per share for Q3 sits at $2.13, whereas in Q2, they were at 1.56. Its most recent dividend yield is at 2.11%, which has decreased by 5.61% from 7.72% in the previous quarter.

This quarter, Amplify Energy experienced an increase in earnings per share, which was $0.73 in Q2 and is now $1.17. The company's most recent dividend yield sits at 9.62%, which has decreased by 0.89% from 10.51% last quarter.

Most recently, Ovintiv reported earnings per share at $1.44, whereas in Q2 earnings per share sat at $2.41. Its most recent dividend yield is at 1.8%, which has decreased by 0.26% from 2.06% in the previous quarter.

Golar LNG has reported Q3 earnings per share at $1.31, which has decreased by 38.5% compared to Q2, which was 2.13. Its most recent dividend yield is at 3.0%, which has ('', 'not changed') by 0.0% from 3.0% 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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