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Here's Why Lennar (LEN) is a Strong Value Stock

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Achieving those goals is made easier with the Zacks Style Scores, a unique set of guidelines that rates stocks based on popular investing methodologies, namely value, growth, and momentum. The Style Scores can help you narrow down which stocks are better for your portfolio and which ones can beat the market over the long-term.

Why Investors Should Pay Attention to This Value Stock

Finding good stocks at good prices, and discovering which companies are trading under their true value, are what value investors like to focus on. So, the Value Style Score takes into account ratios like P/E, PEG, Price/Sales, and Price/Cash Flow to highlight the most attractive and discounted stocks.

Lennar (LEN)

Founded in 1954 and based in Miami, FL, Lennar Corporation is engaged in homebuilding and financial services in the United States. The company’s reportable segments consist of Homebuilding, Lennar Financial Services, Rialto and Lennar Multifamily.

LEN is a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold) stock, with a Value Style Score of A and VGM Score of B. Shares are currently trading at a forward P/E of 4.6X for the current fiscal year compared to the Building Products - Home Builders industry's P/E of 3.7X. Additionally, LEN has a PEG Ratio of 4.5 and a Price/Cash Flow ratio of 5.8X. Value investors should also note LEN's Price/Sales ratio of 0.8X.

Many value investors pay close attention to a company's earnings as well. For LEN, four analysts revised their earnings estimate upwards in the last 60 days, and the Zacks Consensus Estimate has increased $0.72 to $17.24 per share for 2022. Per share LEN boasts an average earnings surprise of 7.2%.

Investors should take the time to consider LEN for their portfolios due to its solid Zacks Ranks, notable earnings and valuation metrics, and impressive Value and VGM Style Scores.


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