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5 Value Stocks In The Basic Materials Sector

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The Meaning Behind 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 labelled as a value stock.

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

  1. Tronox Holdings (NYSE:TROX) - P/E: 2.79
  2. Koppers Hldgs (NYSE:KOP) - P/E: 7.83
  3. Turquoise Hill Resources (NYSE:TRQ) - P/E: 6.61
  4. FutureFuel (NYSE:FF) - P/E: 5.63
  5. Verso (NYSE:VRS) - P/E: 3.28

Most recently, Tronox Holdings reported earnings per share at 0.05, whereas in Q2 earnings per share sat at 0.03. The company's most recent dividend yield sits at 2.62%, which has decreased by 0.61% from 3.23% last quarter.

Most recently, Koppers Hldgs reported earnings per share at 1.64, whereas in Q2 earnings per share sat at 1.27. Koppers Hldgs does not have a dividend yield, which investors should be aware of when considering holding onto such a stock.

This quarter, Turquoise Hill Resources experienced an increase in earnings per share, which was 0.04 in Q2 and is now 0.64. Turquoise Hill Resources does not have a dividend yield, which investors should be aware of when considering holding onto such a stock.

This quarter, FutureFuel experienced a decrease in earnings per share, which was 0.35 in Q2 and is now 0.16. The company's most recent dividend yield sits at 1.91%, which has ('', 'not changed') by 0.0% from 1.91% last quarter.

Verso saw an increase in earnings per share from -0.99 in Q2 to -0.92 now. The company's most recent dividend yield sits at 3.26%, which has decreased by 1.29% from 4.55% 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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