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Is BOK Financial (BOKF) a Great Value Stock Right Now?

Here at Zacks, our focus is on the proven Zacks Rank system, which emphasizes earnings estimates and estimate revisions to find great stocks. Nevertheless, we are always paying attention to the latest value, growth, and momentum trends to underscore strong picks.

Of these, perhaps no stock market trend is more popular than value investing, which is a strategy that has proven to be successful in all sorts of market environments. Value investors use tried-and-true metrics and fundamental analysis to find companies that they believe are undervalued at their current share price levels.

Luckily, Zacks has developed its own Style Scores system in an effort to find stocks with specific traits. Value investors will be interested in the system's "Value" category. Stocks with both "A" grades in the Value category and high Zacks Ranks are among the strongest value stocks on the market right now.

One stock to keep an eye on is BOK Financial (BOKF). BOKF is currently holding a Zacks Rank of #2 (Buy) and a Value grade of A. The stock is trading with a P/E ratio of 12.75, which compares to its industry's average of 14.26. Over the past year, BOKF's Forward P/E has been as high as 16.74 and as low as 10.61, with a median of 13.56.

Another notable valuation metric for BOKF is its P/B ratio of 1.36. The P/B ratio pits a stock's market value against its book value, which is defined as total assets minus total liabilities. This stock's P/B looks solid versus its industry's average P/B of 2.56. BOKF's P/B has been as high as 1.50 and as low as 1.03, with a median of 1.26, over the past year.

Finally, investors should note that BOKF has a P/CF ratio of 10.29. This metric takes into account a company's operating cash flow and can be used to find stocks that are undervalued based on their solid cash outlook. BOKF's P/CF compares to its industry's average P/CF of 21.98. BOKF's P/CF has been as high as 10.72 and as low as 7.72, with a median of 9.09, all within the past year.

These are only a few of the key metrics included in BOK Financial's strong Value grade, but they help show that the stock is likely undervalued right now. When factoring in the strength of its earnings outlook, BOKF looks like an impressive value stock at the moment.

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