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A Look Into Communication Services Sector Value Stocks

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What Defines a Value Stock?

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 communication services sector that may be worth watching:

  1. B Communications (NASDAQ: BCOM) - P/E: 1.06
  2. AMC Networks (NASDAQ: AMCX) - P/E: 7.3
  3. MSG Networks (NYSE: MSGN) - P/E: 3.41
  4. Otelco (NASDAQ: OTEL) - P/E: 5.29
  5. Momo (NASDAQ: MOMO) - P/E: 9.99

Most recently, B Communications reported earnings per share at 0.1, whereas in Q1 earnings per share sat at 0.15. Most recently, the company reported a dividend yield of 44.4%, which has increased by 39.66% from last quarter’s yield of 4.74%.

This quarter, AMC Networks experienced an increase in earnings per share, which was 1.47 in Q1 and is now 2.39. AMC Networks does not have a dividend yield, which investors should be aware of when considering holding onto such a stock.

MSG Networks saw an increase in earnings per share from 0.77 in Q3 to 0.97 now. MSG Networks does not have a dividend yield, which investors should be aware of when considering holding onto such a stock.

This quarter, Otelco experienced a decrease in earnings per share, which was 0.64 in Q1 and is now 0.42. Otelco does not have a dividend yield, which investors should be aware of when considering holding onto such a stock.

Momo’s earnings per share for Q1 sits at 0.47, whereas in Q4, they were at 0.68. Momo 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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