What is a value stock?
A value stock is traditionally defined in terms of how investors in the market assess the future growth prospects of that company. Low P/E multiples are good basic indicators that the company is undervalued and most likely qualifies as a value stock.
Benzinga Insights has compiled a list of value stocks in the consumer cyclical sector that may be worth watching:
- Weyco Group WEYS – PER: 8.53
- Greif WEF – PER: 9.51
- Jakk Pacific JAKK – PER: 2.44
- LGI houses LGIH – PER: 4.77
- Ford engine F – PER: 4.15
This quarter, Weyco Group saw an increase in earnings per share, which was $0.42 in the first quarter and is now $0.47. Most recently, the company reported a dividend yield of 3.43%, down 0.6% from last quarter’s 4.03% yield.
Greif reported Q3 earnings per share of $2.35, down 2.49% from Q2, which was 2.41. Most recently, the company announced a dividend yield of 2.92%, down 0.07% from last quarter’s 2.99% yield.
Jakks Pacific’s earnings per share for the second quarter came in at $2.1, while in the first quarter it was -0.28. LGI Homes reported second-quarter earnings per share of $5.2, up 60.0% from the first quarter, which was 3.25. This quarter, Ford Motor saw an increase in earnings per share, which was $0.38 in the first quarter and is now $0.68. Its most recent dividend yield is 4.78%, up 2.18% from 2.6% in the previous quarter.
These 5 value stocks were selected by Glimpses of Benzinga based on a numerical analysis. Although this methodical judgment process is not intended to make final decisions, our technology can give investors additional insight into the sector.