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5 Undervalued Stocks With Positive Earnings Growth Estimates

- By Tiziano Frateschi

According to the GuruFocus All-in-One Screener, the following stocks are trading at a discount and have positive three- to five-year future earnings estimates.


Carriage Services Inc. (CSV) is trading around $23.4 per share. The discounted cash flow calculator gives the stock a fair value of $60.35 per share, suggesting it has a 61% margin of safety at current prices.

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The funeral home operator has a GuruFocus profitability and growth rating of 7 out of 10. Its earnings per share have increased 24.2% over the last 10 years. Analysts project a three-year to five-year earnings growth rate of 15%. Its return on equity of 18.62% and return on assets of 4.16% are outperforming 50% of companies in the Global Personal Services industry.

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Jim Simons (Trades, Portfolio) is the company's largest guru shareholder with 6.01% of outstanding shares, followed by Paul Tudor Jones (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.05%.

Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. (KDP) is trading around $23.63 per share. The discounted cash flow calculator gives the stock a fair value of $824.88 per share, suggesting it has a 97% margin of safety at current prices.

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The manufacturer and distributor of nonalcoholic beverages has a GuruFocus profitability and growth rating of 7 out of 10. Its earnings per share have grown 14.5% over the last five years. A nalysts project a three-year to five-year earnings growth rate of 1.61%. Its return on equity of 50.66% and return on assets of 11.91% are outperforming 78% of companies in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

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Simons is the largest guru shareholder of the company with 0.15% of outstanding shares, followed by Mario Gabelli (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.07%.

Silgan Holdings Inc. (SLGN) is trading around $27.3 per share. The discounted cash flow calculator gives the stock a fair value of $38.67 per share, suggesting it has a 29% margin of safety.

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The manufacturer of rigid packaging has a GuruFocus profitability and growth rating of 7 out of 10. Its earnings per share have grown 10.9% over the last five years. A nalysts project a three-year to five-year earnings growth rate of 12.21%. Its return on equity of 44.45% and return on assets of 6.50% are outperforming 6% of companies in the Global Packaging and Containers industry.

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Simons is the company's largest investor among the gurus with 0.34% of outstanding shares, followed by Hotchkis & Wiley with 0.09%.

The Clearwater Paper Corp. (CLW) is trading around $28 per share. The discounted cash flow calculator gives the stock a fair value of $59.07 per share, suggesting it has a 53% margin of safety.

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The producer of tissue and paperboard products has a GuruFocus profitability and growth rating of 6 out of 10. Its earnings per share have grown 258% over the last 12 months. A nalysts project a three-year to five-year earnings growth rate of 5%. Its return on equity of 16.81% and return on assets of 5.11% are outperforming 68% of companies in the Global Paper and Paper Products industry.

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Hotchkis & Wiley is the company's largest shareholder among the gurus with 0.91% of outstanding shares.

Viacom Inc. (VIAB) is trading around $23 per share. The discounted cash flow calculator gives the stock a fair value of $59.30 per share, suggesting it has a 48% margin of safety.

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GuruFocus gave the global media company a profitability and growth rating of 8 out of 10. Its earnings per share have grown 9.2% over the past decade. A nalysts project a three-year to five-year earnings growth rate of 3.8%. Its return on equity of 31.45% and return on assets of 8.63% are outperforming 80% of companies in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

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Sarah Ketterer (Trades, Portfolio) is the largest guru shareholder of the company with 1.35% of outstanding shares, followed by John Rogers (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.88% and John Paulson (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.64%.

Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc. (KNX) is trading around $33 per share. The discounted cash flow calculator gives the stock a fair value of $98.34 per share, suggesting it has a 67% margin of safety.

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The company has the largest truckload fleet in the U.S. It has a GuruFocus profitability and growth rating of 7 out of 10. Its earnings per share have grown 14.80% over the past decade. A nalysts project a three-year to five-year earnings growth rate of 19.53%. Its return on equity of 14.23% and return on assets of 9.66% are outperforming 77% of companies in the Global Trucking industry.

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With 0.95% of outstanding shares, Steven Cohen (Trades, Portfolio) is the company's largest guru shareholder, followed by David Tepper (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.62%.

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

This article first appeared on GuruFocus.