5 Value Stocks To Watch In The Consumer Defensive Sector

The Meaning Behind 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. Bunge BG - P/E: 9.28
  2. Tyson Foods TSN - P/E: 8.78
  3. Sunlands Technology STG - P/E: 1.61
  4. Seneca Foods SENEB - P/E: 8.89
  5. Adecoagro AGRO - P/E: 5.54

This quarter, Bunge experienced a decrease in earnings per share, which was $3.45 in Q3 and is now $3.24. The company's most recent dividend yield sits at 2.46%, which has decreased by 0.09% from 2.55% last quarter.

Tyson Foods's earnings per share for Q1 sits at $0.85, whereas in Q4, they were at 1.63. Its most recent dividend yield is at 3.13%, which has increased by 0.24% from 2.89% in the previous quarter.

Most recently, Sunlands Technology reported earnings per share at $1.69, whereas in Q2 earnings per share sat at $1.26. Seneca Foods's earnings per share for Q3 sits at $2.74, whereas in Q2, they were at 2.03. Adecoagro has reported Q3 earnings per share at $0.43, which has increased by 7.5% compared to Q2, which was 0.4.

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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