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5 Value Stocks To Watch In The Industrials Sector

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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 industrials sector that may be worth watching:

  1. Great Lakes Dredge & Dock (NASDAQ: GLDD) - P/E: 9.76
  2. L.B. Foster (NASDAQ: FSTR) - P/E: 5.67
  3. China Yuchai Intl (NYSE: CYD) - P/E: 8.2
  4. Euroseas (NASDAQ: ESEA) - P/E: 3.27
  5. Seanergy Maritime Hldgs (NASDAQ: SHIP) - P/E: 0.01

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock saw a decrease in earnings per share from 0.52 in Q1 to 0.14 now. Great Lakes Dredge & Dock does not have a dividend yield, which investors should be aware of when considering holding onto such a stock.

This quarter, L.B. Foster experienced an increase in earnings per share, which was -0.18 in Q1 and is now 0.41. Most recently, the company reported a dividend yield of 1.57%, which has increased by 0.18% from last quarter’s yield of 1.39%.

This quarter, China Yuchai Intl experienced an increase in earnings per share, which was 0.21 in Q1 and is now 0.85. The company’s most recent dividend yield sits at 8.71%, which has increased by 2.71% from 6.0% last quarter.

Euroseas saw an increase in earnings per share from 0.17 in Q1 to 0.25 now. Euroseas does not have a dividend yield, which investors should be aware of when considering holding onto such a stock.

This quarter, Seanergy Maritime Hldgs experienced a decrease in earnings per share, which was -0.31 in Q1 and is now -0.65. Seanergy Maritime Hldgs does not have a dividend yield, which investors should be aware of when considering holding onto such a stock.

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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