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A Look Into Consumer Defensive Sector Value Stocks

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What is 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.

Below is a list of notable value stocks in the consumer defensive sector:

  1. BellRing Brands (NYSE: BRBR) - P/E: 6.06
  2. Mannatech (NASDAQ: MTEX) - P/E: 8.91
  3. Alico (NASDAQ: ALCO) - P/E: 9.36
  4. Adtalem Glb Education (NYSE: ATGE) - P/E: 5.45
  5. Big Lots (NYSE: BIG) - P/E: 2.46

BellRing Brands saw a decrease in earnings per share from 0.11 in Q2 to 0.08 now. BellRing Brands does not have a dividend yield, which investors should be aware of when considering holding onto such a stock.

Mannatech has reported Q2 earnings per share at 0.47, which has decreased by 59.13% compared to Q1, which was 1.15. The company’s most recent dividend yield sits at 3.63%, which has increased by 0.24% from 3.39% last quarter.

Alico saw a decrease in earnings per share from 0.29 in Q2 to 0.25 now. Its most recent dividend yield is at 1.19%, which has increased by 0.06% from 1.13% in the previous quarter.

Adtalem Glb Education has reported Q4 earnings per share at 0.58, which has decreased by 28.4% compared to Q3, which was 0.81. Adtalem Glb Education does not have a dividend yield, which investors should be aware of when considering holding onto such a stock.

Most recently, Big Lots reported earnings per share at 2.75, whereas in Q1 earnings per share sat at 1.26. Most recently, the company reported a dividend yield of 2.15%, which has decreased by 0.93% from last quarter’s yield of 3.08%.

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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