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5 Guru Stocks Trading With Low Price-Earnings Ratios

GuruFocus.com
·5 mins read

- By Tiziano Frateschi

As of Sept. 22, the GuruFocus All-in-One Screener, a Premium feature, found that the following companies have low price-earnings ratios and are owned by gurus. While some of them are great value investments, others may need to be researched more carefully, according to the discounted cash flow calculator.


Sempra Energy

With a market cap of $34.72 billion, Sempra Energy (SRE) has a price-earnings ratio of 8.26 and a price-book ratio of 1.72. According to the DCF calculator, the stock has a fair value of $76.68 while trading at $119.98.

The stock has lost 15.41% over the last 12 months and is now 25.88% below the 52-week high and 36.34% above the 52-week low.

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

The company, which distributes natural gas and electricity, has a GuruFocus profitability rating of 7 out of 10. The return on equity of 21.34% and return on assets of 6.68% are outperforming 83% of companies in the utilities, regulated industry. Its financial strength is rated 4 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.19 is below the industry median of 0.24.

The T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund (Trades, Portfolio) is the company's largest guru shareholder with 0.31% of outstanding shares, followed by Jim Simons (Trades, Portfolio)' Renaissance Technologies with 0.27% and Pioneer Investments (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.16%.

Exelon

With a $34.18 billion market cap, Exelon Corp. (EXC) is trading with a price-earnings ratio of 12.94 and a price-book ratio of 1.05. According to the DCF calculator, the stock has a fair value of $29 while trading at $35.07.

The share price has fallen 27% over the past 12 months and is now 30.61% below the 52-week high and 19.77% above the 52-week low.

The company has a GuruFocus profitability rating of 6 out of 10. The return on assets of 8.22% and return on equity of 2.13% are underperforming 61% of companies in the utilities, regulated industry. Its financial strength is rated 3 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.05 is far below the industry median of 0.24.

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

With 1.52% of outstanding shares, Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss is the company's largest guru shareholder, followed by Pioneer Investments (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.25% and Sarah Ketterer (Trades, Portfolio)'s Causeway Capital with 0.12%.

Public Service Enterprise

With a market cap of $25.96 billion, Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. (PEG) is trading with a price-earnings ratio of 15.01. According to the DCF calculator, the stock has a fair value of $36.60 while trading at $51.33.

Shares have lost 17% over the last 12 months and are now 19.65% below the 52-week high and 47.71% above the 52-week low.

The holding company has a GuruFocus profitability rank of 7 out of 10. The company's return on equity of 11.52% is outperforming 67% of competitors in the utilities, regulated industry. Its financial strength is rated 4 out of 10 with a cash-debt ratio of 0.03 that is far below the industry median of 0.24.

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

Pioneer Investments (Trades, Portfolio) is the company's largest guru shareholder with 0.47% of outstanding shares, followed by Renaissance Technologies with 0.33%.

Simon Property

Simon Property Group Inc. (SPG) has a market cap of $21.36 Billion and is trading with a price-earnings ratio of 12.27 and a price-book ratio of 10.75. According to the DCF calculator, the stock has a fair value of $134.61 while trading at $69.83.

Shares have fallen 54.93% over the last 12 months and are now trading 57.32% below the 52-week high and 65.28% above the 52-week low.

The U.S. real estate investment trust has a GuruFocus profitability rating of 8 out of 10. The return on equity of 70.82% and return on assets of 5.34% are outperforming 81% of companies in the REITs industry. Its financial strength is rated 3 out of 10 with a cash-debt ratio of 0.12 that is above the industry median of 0.09.

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

With 0.41% of outstanding shares, Pioneer Investments (Trades, Portfolio) is the company's largest guru shareholder, followed by Smead Value Fund (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.10%.

Entergy

Entergy Corp. (ETR) has a market cap of $19.11 billion. Its shares are trading with a price-earnings ratio of 15.59. According to the DCF calculator, the stock has a fair value of $65.49 while trading at $95.43.

Shares have decreased 17.45% over the past 12 months and are currently trading 29.60% below the 52-week high and 26.90% above the 52-week low.

The company has a GuruFocus profitability rating of 5 out of 10. The return on equity of 12.09% is outperforming 70% of competitors in the utilities, regulated industry. Its financial strength is rated 3 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.04 is far below the industry median of 0.24.

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

The company's largest guru shareholder is Renaissance Technologies with 1.88% of outstanding shares, followed by Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss with 1.17% and Pioneer Investments (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.27%.

Disclosure: I do not own any stocks mentioned.

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