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A Look Into Healthcare 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.

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

  1. IGM Biosciences (NASDAQ: IGMS) - P/E: 5.65
  2. Acorda Therapeutics (NASDAQ: ACOR) - P/E: 0.81
  3. Amneal Pharmaceuticals (NYSE: AMRX) - P/E: 9.2
  4. Voyager Therapeutics (NASDAQ: VYGR) - P/E: 8.07
  5. Tonix Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: TNXP) - P/E: 0.15

IGM Biosciences saw a decrease in earnings per share from -0.62 in Q2 to -0.66 now. IGM Biosciences does not have a dividend yield, which investors should be aware of when considering holding onto such a stock.

Most recently, Acorda Therapeutics reported earnings per share at -0.23, whereas in Q2 earnings per share sat at -0.35. Acorda Therapeutics does not have a dividend yield, which investors should be aware of when considering holding onto such a stock.

This quarter, Amneal Pharmaceuticals experienced an increase in earnings per share, which was 0.13 in Q2 and is now 0.16. Amneal Pharmaceuticals does not have a dividend yield, which investors should be aware of when considering holding onto such a stock.

Most recently, Voyager Therapeutics reported earnings per share at 2.27, whereas in Q2 earnings per share sat at -0.23. Voyager Therapeutics does not have a dividend yield, which investors should be aware of when considering holding onto such a stock.

Tonix Pharmaceuticals saw an increase in earnings per share from -0.23 in Q2 to -0.09 now. Tonix Pharmaceuticals 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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