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5 Value Stocks In The Basic Materials Sector

Benzinga Insights
·2 mins read

What are Value Stocks?

A value stock traditionally has a lower price when compared to stock prices of companies in the same industry. This indicates that the company may be undervalued, as investors are not expressing as much interest in such companies. The most commonly used way to check for value is with the price-to-earnings multiple, or P/E. A low P/E multiple is a good indication that the stock is undervalued.

The following stocks are considered to be notable value stocks in the basic materials sector:

  1. Turquoise Hill Resources (NYSE: TRQ) - P/E: 5.18

  2. Ciner Resources (NYSE: CINR) - P/E: 4.99

  3. Koppers Hldgs (NYSE: KOP) - P/E: 6.44

  4. Verso (NYSE: VRS) - P/E: 1.97

  5. Kraton (NYSE: KRA) - P/E: 3.09

Turquoise Hill Resources’s earnings per share for Q2 sits at 0.04, whereas in Q1, they were at 0.03. Turquoise Hill Resources does not have a dividend yield, which investors should be aware of when considering holding onto such a stock.

This quarter, Ciner Resources experienced a decrease in earnings per share, which was 0.34 in Q1 and is now -0.17. Its most recent dividend yield is at 12.04%, which has increased by 4.46% from 7.58% in the previous quarter.

Koppers Hldgs has reported Q2 earnings per share at 1.27, which has increased by 170.21% compared to Q1, which was 0.47. Koppers Hldgs does not have a dividend yield, which investors should be aware of when considering holding onto such a stock.

Verso saw a decrease in earnings per share from 0.17 in Q1 to -0.99 now. Verso does not have a dividend yield, which investors should be aware of when considering holding onto such a stock.

Most recently, Kraton reported earnings per share at 0.3, whereas in Q1 earnings per share sat at 0.27. Kraton does not have a dividend yield, which investors should be aware of when considering holding onto such a stock.

These 5 value stocks were selected by Benzinga Insights based on quantified analysis. While this methodical judgment process is not meant to make final decisions, our technology can give investors additional perception into the sector.

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