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5 Value Stocks To Watch In The Consumer Defensive Sector

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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 labeled as a value stock.

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

  1. Adtalem Glb Education (NYSE: ATGE) - P/E: 8.39
  2. BellRing Brands (NYSE: BRBR) - P/E: 5.64
  3. Pingtan Marine Enterprise (NASDAQ: PME) - P/E: 5.02
  4. Ingles Markets (NASDAQ: IMKTA) - P/E: 6.09
  5. Big Lots (NYSE: BIG) - P/E: 7.12

Adtalem Glb Education saw an increase in earnings per share from 0.57 in Q2 to 0.81 now. Adtalem Glb Education does not have a dividend yield, which investors should be aware of when considering holding onto such a stock.

BellRing Brands has reported Q3 earnings per share at 0.08, which has decreased by 27.27% compared to Q2, which was 0.11. BellRing Brands does not have a dividend yield, which investors should be aware of when considering holding onto such a stock.

Pingtan Marine Enterprise has reported Q1 earnings per share at 0.1, which has increased by 1100.0% compared to Q4, which was -0.01. The company’s most recent dividend yield sits at 1.47%, which has increased by 0.49% from 0.98% last quarter.

Ingles Markets’s earnings per share for Q3 sits at 3.1, whereas in Q2, they were at 1.99. Most recently, the company reported a dividend yield of 1.64%, which has decreased by 0.39% from last quarter’s yield of 2.03%.

Most recently, Big Lots reported earnings per share at 1.26, whereas in Q4 earnings per share sat at 2.39. The company’s most recent dividend yield sits at 3.08%, which has decreased by 2.19% from 5.27% last 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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