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5 Guru Stocks Trading With Low Price-Earnings Ratios

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- By Tiziano Frateschi

As of June 9, the GuruFocus All-in-One Screener, a Premium feature, found that the following guru-owned stocks have low price-earnings ratios. While some of them are great value investments, others may need to be researched more carefully, according to the discounted cash flow calculator.

Northrop Grumman

With a market cap of $59.85 billion, Northrop Grumman Corp. (NOC) has a price-earnings ratio of 13.62 and a price-book ratio of 5.69. According to the DCF calculator, the stock has a fair value of $629.24 while trading at $371.


5 Guru Stocks Trading With Low Price-Earnings Ratios
5 Guru Stocks Trading With Low Price-Earnings Ratios

The stock price has risen 0.42% over the past 12 months and is now 1.90% below its 52-week high and 31.45% above its 52-week low.

The defense contractor has a GuruFocus profitability rating of 9 out of 10. The return on equity of 44.85% and return on assets of 10.39% are outperforming 89% of companies in the aerospace and defense industry. Its financial strength is rated 4 out of 10 with a cash-debt ratio of 0.25.

Jim Simons (Trades, Portfolio)' Renaissance Technologies is the company's largest guru shareholder with 0.46% of outstanding shares, followed by Yacktman Asset Management (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.27%, the Yacktman Fund (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.14% and the Yacktman Focused Fund (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.07%.

Bank Bradesco

With a $59.87 billion market cap, Bank Bradesco SA (BBD) is trading with a price-earnings ratio of 15.70 and a price-book ratio of 1.63. According to the DCF calculator, the stock has a fair value of $5.16 while trading at $5.60.

5 Guru Stocks Trading With Low Price-Earnings Ratios
5 Guru Stocks Trading With Low Price-Earnings Ratios

The share price has climbed 39.67% over the past 12 months and is now 1.75% below the 52-week high and 83.33% above the 52-week low.

The Brazilian bank has a GuruFocus profitability rating of 6 out of 10. The return on equity of 11.28% and return on assets of 1.06% are outperforming 64% of companies in the industrial banks industry. Its financial strength is rated 3 out of 10 with a cash-debt ratio of 0.58.

Baillie Gifford (Trades, Portfolio) is the company's largest guru shareholder with 0.42% of outstanding shares, followed by Ken Fisher (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.25% and Howard Marks (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.15%.

Itau Unibanco

With a market cap of $63.73 billion, Itau Unibanco Holding SA. (ITUB) is trading with a price-earnings ratio of 15.10 and a price-book ratio of 1.94. According to the DCF calculator, the stock has a fair value of $6.43 while trading at $6.40.

Shares have risen 19.67% over the past 12 months and are now 0.91% below the 52-week high and 67.31% above the 52-week low.

The Brazilian private bank has a GuruFocus profitability rank of 4 out of 10. The return on equity of 13.32% and return on assets of 1.07% are outperforming 67% of companies in the banks industry. Its financial strength is rated 3 out of 10 with a cash-debt ratio of 0.66.

5 Guru Stocks Trading With Low Price-Earnings Ratios
5 Guru Stocks Trading With Low Price-Earnings Ratios

Gifford is the company's largest guru shareholder with 0.37% of outstanding shares, followed by Marks with 0.26% and Fisher with 0.24%.

Baidu

Baidu Inc. (BIDU) has a market cap of $65.65billion and is trading with a price-earnings ratio of 9.03 and a price-book ratio of 1.86. According to the DCF calculator, the stock has a fair value of $364.75 while trading at $188.92.

Shares have climbed 65.14% over the past 12 months and are now trading 46.76% below the 52-week high and 70.20% above the 52-week low.

5 Guru Stocks Trading With Low Price-Earnings Ratios
5 Guru Stocks Trading With Low Price-Earnings Ratios

The Chinese Internet search engine has a GuruFocus profitability rating of 8 out of 10. The return on equity of 26.72% and return on assets of 15.03% are outperforming 84% of competitors in the interactive media industry.

The company's largest guru shareholder is PRIMECAP Management (Trades, Portfolio) with 2.72% of outstanding shares, followed by Catherine Wood (Trades, Portfolio) with 1.48%.

China Petroleum & Chemical

China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. (SNP) has a market cap of $66.69 billion. Its shares are trading with a price-earnings ratio of 5.98 and a price-book ratio of 0.55. According to the DCF calculator, the stock has a fair value of $130.68 while trading at $55.08.

Shares have increased 18.58% over the past 12 months and are currently 5.68% below the 52-week high and 44.26% above the 52-week low.

The Chinese national oil company has a GuruFocus profitability rating of 6 out of 10. The return on equity of 10.04% and return on assets of 4.08% are outperforming 78% of companies in the oil and gas industry. Its financial strength is rated 5 out of 10 with a cash-debt ratio of 0.59.

5 Guru Stocks Trading With Low Price-Earnings Ratios
5 Guru Stocks Trading With Low Price-Earnings Ratios

Simons' firm is the company's largest guru shareholder with 0.24% of outstanding shares, followed by NWQ Managers (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.01%.

Disclosure: I do not own any stocks mentioned

This article first appeared on GuruFocus.