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6 Guru Stocks With Low Price-Sales Ratios

According to the GuruFocus All-In-One Screener, as of Tuesday, the following companies look cheap since they are trading with low price-sales ratios.

Marriott International Inc. (MAR) is trading around $120.77 per share with a price-sales ratio of 2.12 and a price-earnings ratio of 29.60.


The company has a market cap of $39.78 billion. The stock has risen at an annualized rate of 18.12% over the past decade.

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The discounted cash flow calculator gives the stock a fair value of $43.66, suggesting it is overpriced by 176%. The Peter Lynch value gives the stock a fair price of $61.2.

The company's largest guru shareholder is Spiros Segalas (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.83% of outstanding shares, followed by Tom Gayner (Trades, Portfolio)'s Markel Corp. with 0.47% and PRIMECAP Management (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.32%.

BCE Inc. (BCE) is trading around $48.41 per share with a price-sales ratio of 2.43 and price-earnings ratio of 19.72.

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The Canadian communications company has a market cap of $43.6 billion. The stock has risen at an annualized rate of 11.29% over the last 10 years.

The DCF calculator gives the stock a fair value of $29.59, suggesting it is overpriced by 63%. The Peter Lynch value gives the stock a fair price of $36.75.

With 0.34% of outstanding shares, Jim Simons' (Trades, Portfolio) Renaissance Technologies is the company's largest guru shareholder, followed by Pioneer Investments (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.06% and Ray Dalio (Trades, Portfolio)'s Bridgewater Associates with 0.03%.

Syngenta AG (SYT) is trading around $92.9 with a price-sales ratio of 3.12 and a price-book ratio of 10.09.

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The producer of crop chemicals and seeds has a market cap of $42.84 billion. The stock has risen at an annualized rate of 7.24% over the past decade.

The DCF calculator gives the company a fair value of $107.02, suggesting it is undervalued with a 13% margin of safety. The Peter Lynch value gives the stock a fair price of $30.15.

BB&T Corp. (BBT) is trading around $53.46 with a price-sales ratio of 3.52 and a price-earnings ratio of 13.23.

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The regional bank has a market cap of $40.96 billion. The stock has risen at an annualized rate of 8.94% over the last 10 years.

The DCF calculator gives the company a fair value of $52.7, suggesting it is slightly overpriced by 1.74%. The Peter Lynch value gives the stock a fair price of $60.6.

The company's largest guru shareholder is Dodge & Cox with 2.68% of outstanding shares, followed by First Eagle Investment (Trades, Portfolio) with 1.71%, Simons' firm with 0.24% and Pioneer Investments (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.16%.

Emerson Electric Co. (EMR) is trading around $66.4 with a price-sales ratio of 2.27 and a price-earnings ratio of 18.86.

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The company has a market cap of $40.84 billion. The stock has risen at an annualized rate of 7.96% over the past decade.

The DCF calculator gives the company a fair value of $37.67, suggesting it is overpriced by 76%. The Peter Lynch value gives the stock a fair price of $52.8.

The company's largest guru shareholder is Pioneer Investments (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.74% of outstanding shares, followed by T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.27% and Charles Brandes (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.16%.

Sysco Corp. (SYY) is trading around $78.87 with a price-sales ratio of 0.69 and a price-earnings ratio of 24.65.

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The foodservice distributor has a market cap of $40.47 billion. The stock has risen at an annualized rate of 13.81% over the last 10 years.

The DCF calculator gives the company a fair value of $34.25, suggesting it is overpriced by 130%. The Peter Lynch value gives the stock a fair price of $48.

The company's largest guru shareholder is Yacktman Asset Management (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.80% of outstanding shares, followed by Yacktman Fund (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.39% and Pioneer Investments (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.21%.

Disclosure: I do not own any stocks mentioned.

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