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A Look Into Consumer Cyclical Sector Value Stocks

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Understanding Value Stocks

A value stock is traditionally defined in terms of how investors in the marketplace are valuing that company's future growth prospects. Low P/E multiples are good base indicators that the company is undervalued and can most likely be labelled as a value stock.

The following stocks are considered to be notable value stocks in the consumer cyclical sector:

  1. Qurate Retail (NASDAQ:QRTEA) - P/E: 6.59

  2. Meritage Homes (NYSE:MTH) - P/E: 8.46

  3. Century Communities (NYSE:CCS) - P/E: 8.48

  4. Meritor (NYSE:MTOR) - P/E: 8.49

  5. Big 5 Sporting Goods (NASDAQ:BGFV) - P/E: 6.16

This quarter, Qurate Retail experienced an increase in earnings per share, which was 0.54 in Q2 and is now 0.57. Qurate Retail does not have a dividend yield, which investors should be aware of when considering holding onto such a stock.

This quarter, Meritage Homes experienced an increase in earnings per share, which was 2.38 in Q2 and is now 2.84. Meritage Homes does not have a dividend yield, which investors should be aware of when considering holding onto such a stock.

Century Communities's earnings per share for Q3 sits at 1.48, whereas in Q2, they were at 1.21. Century Communities does not have a dividend yield, which investors should be aware of when considering holding onto such a stock.

Meritor has reported Q4 earnings per share at 0.15, which has increased by 131.91% compared to Q3, which was -0.47. Meritor does not have a dividend yield, which investors should be aware of when considering holding onto such a stock.

Big 5 Sporting Goods has reported Q3 earnings per share at 1.31, which has increased by 151.92% compared to Q2, which was 0.52. Most recently, the company reported a dividend yield of 5.01%, which has increased by 0.65% from last quarter's yield of 4.36%.

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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