A Look Into Financial Services Sector Value Stocks

Understanding 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 financial services sector that may be worth watching:

  1. A-Mark Precious Metals AMRK - P/E: 5.71
  2. BayCom BCML - P/E: 7.67
  3. Westamerica Bancorp WABC - P/E: 7.6
  4. M&T Bank MTB - P/E: 9.34
  5. Bank7 BSVN - P/E: 7.02

Most recently, A-Mark Precious Metals reported earnings per share at $1.35, whereas in Q1 earnings per share sat at $1.83. Most recently, the company reported a dividend yield of 2.26%, which has decreased by 0.04% from last quarter's yield of 2.3%.

Most recently, BayCom reported earnings per share at $0.55, whereas in Q4 earnings per share sat at $0.62. Its most recent dividend yield is at 2.04%, which has increased by 0.98% from 1.06% in the previous quarter.

Westamerica Bancorp saw an increase in earnings per share from 1.46 in Q4 to $1.51 now. The company's most recent dividend yield sits at 3.03%, which has increased by 0.33% from 2.7% last quarter.

M&T Bank has reported Q1 earnings per share at $4.09, which has decreased by 10.5% compared to Q4, which was 4.57. Its most recent dividend yield is at 3.35%, which has increased by 0.46% from 2.89% in the previous quarter.

This quarter, Bank7 experienced an increase in earnings per share, which was $0.91 in Q4 and is now $1.04. Its most recent dividend yield is at 2.24%, which has decreased by 0.23% from 2.47% 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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