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5 Stocks Trading Below the Peter Lynch Value

According to the GuruFocus All-in-One Screener, a Premium feature, several gurus are focusing on stocks whose Peter Lynch fair values are above their current prices. As of March 10, the following companies are also trading with wide margins of safety and have had positive performances over the past 12 months.


Smith Micro Software

Smith Micro Software Inc. (NASDAQ:SMSI) was trading around $5.51 per share as of March 10. The Peter Lynch fair value is $7.12, which suggests it is undervalued with a 23% margin of safety. The stock registered a positive three-month performance of 15.45%.

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The provider of software solutions has a market cap of $212 million and an enterprise value of $190 million.

The stock is trading with a price-earnings ratio of 19.68. The share price is currently 22.94% below its 52-week high and 206% above its 52-week low. The price-book ratio is 4.74.

Jim Simons (Trades, Portfolio)' Renaissance Technologies is the company's largest guru shareholder with 0.6% of outstanding shares.

Cabot Oil & Gas

Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. (NYSE:COG) was trading around $16.42 per share as of Tuesday. The Peter Lynch fair value is $40.75, which suggests it is undervalued with a 60% margin of safety. Over the past three months, the stock has risen 5.46%.

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The oil and gas exploration and production company has a market cap of $6.34 billion and an enterprise value of $7.39 billion.

The stock is trading with a price-earnings ratio of 10.01, which is lower than 52% of companies in the oil and gas industry. The share price is currently 40.61% below its 52-week high and 25.73% above its 52-week low.

The company's largest guru shareholder is PRIMECAP Management (Trades, Portfolio) with 1.24% of outstanding shares, followed by Chris Davis (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.25% and George Soros (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.19%.

Ameresco

Ameresco Inc. (NYSE:AMRC) was trading around $19.77 per share as of March 10. The Peter Lynch fair value gives the stock a fair price of $23.25, which suggests it is undervalued with a 15% margin of safety. Over the past three months, the stock has risen 26.57%.

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The provider of energy efficiency solutions has a market cap of $945 million and an enterprise value of $1.28 billion.

The stock is trading with a price-earnings ratio of 21.44, which is lower than 78% of companies in the construction industry. The share price is currently 24.51% below its 52-week high and 50.8% above its 52-week low.

Chuck Royce (Trades, Portfolio) is the company's largest guru shareholder with 2.98% of outstanding shares.

Changyou.com

Changyou.com Ltd. (NASDAQ:CYOU) was trading around $10.7 per share as of Tuesday. The Peter Lynch fair value is $19.91, which suggests the company is undervalued with a 46% margin of safety. Over the past three months, the stock has risen 9.22%.

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The Chinese Internet gaming company has a market cap of $590 million and an enterprise value of $343 million.

The stock is trading with a price-earnings ratio of 6.05, which is higher than 94% of companies in the interactive media industry. The share price is currently 48.95% below its 52-week high and 97.42% above its 52-week low.

The company's largest guru shareholder is Simons' firm with 2.95% of outstanding shares, followed by Jeremy Grantham (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.22% and Caxton Associates (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.07%

Ocean Bio-Chem

Ocean Bio-Chem Inc. (NASDAQ:OBCI) was trading around $3.54 per share as of March 10. The Peter Lynch fair value gives the stock a fair price of $5.05, which suggests it is undervalued with a 30% margin of safety. Over the past three months, the stock has risen 15.96%.

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The company, which manufactures maintenance and apperance products for the marine, automotive, recreational vehicle and home care markets, has a market cap of $33.62 million and an enterprise value of $36.52 million.

The stock is trading with a price-earnings ratio of 12.14, which is lower than 57% of companies in the conglomerates industry. The share price is currently 55.47% below its 52-week high and 22.07% above its 52-week low.

Simons' firm is the company's largest guru shareholder with 0.65% of outstanding shares.

Disclosure: I do not own any stocks mentioned in this article.

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