Value stocks

The best stocks to buy for January 21

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Here are two stocks with a buy rank and strong value characteristics for investors to consider today, January 21:


– Zacks

Wooded Waterfall BCC: This wood products maker and building materials distributor holds a Zacks No. 1 rank (strong buy) and saw the Zacks consensus estimate for current-year earnings rise 2.7% in course of the last 60 days.

Boise Cascade has a price/earnings ratio (P/E) of 8.36, compared to 18.60 for the industry. The company has a Value Score of A.

ArcBest ARCB: This company that provides freight transportation services and solutions is ranked #1 in Zacks and has seen Zacks’ consensus estimate for current-year earnings rise 1% in the past 60 days.

ArcBest has a price/earnings ratio (P/E) of 9.88, compared to 17.70 for the industry. The company has a Value Score of B.

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