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Top Ranked Value Stocks to Buy for October 19th

Zacks Equity Research
·3 min read

Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong value characteristics for investors to consider today, October 19th:

The Michaels Companies, Inc. (MIK): This owner and operator of arts and crafts specialty retail stores has a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), and seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 74% over the last 60 days.

The Michaels Companies, Inc. Price and Consensus

The Michaels Companies, Inc. Price and Consensus
The Michaels Companies, Inc. Price and Consensus

The Michaels Companies, Inc. price-consensus-chart | The Michaels Companies, Inc. Quote

Michaels Companies has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 5.98 compared with 19.00 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of A.

The Michaels Companies, Inc. PE Ratio (TTM)

The Michaels Companies, Inc. PE Ratio (TTM)
The Michaels Companies, Inc. PE Ratio (TTM)

The Michaels Companies, Inc. pe-ratio-ttm | The Michaels Companies, Inc. Quote

StealthGas Inc. (GASS): This provider of seaborne transportation services to liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) producers and users has a Zacks Rank #1, and seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising more than 100% over the last 60 days.

StealthGas, Inc. Price and Consensus

StealthGas, Inc. Price and Consensus
StealthGas, Inc. Price and Consensus

StealthGas, Inc. price-consensus-chart | StealthGas, Inc. Quote

StealthGas has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 4.19 compared with 4.80 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of A.

StealthGas, Inc. PE Ratio (TTM)

StealthGas, Inc. PE Ratio (TTM)
StealthGas, Inc. PE Ratio (TTM)

StealthGas, Inc. pe-ratio-ttm | StealthGas, Inc. Quote

United Natural Foods, Inc. (UNFI): This distributor of natural, organic, specialty, produce, and conventional grocery and non-food products in the United States and Canada has a Zacks Rank #1, and seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising more than 100% over the last 60 days.

United Natural Foods, Inc. Price and Consensus

United Natural Foods, Inc. Price and Consensus
United Natural Foods, Inc. Price and Consensus

United Natural Foods, Inc. price-consensus-chart | United Natural Foods, Inc. Quote

United Natural Foods has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 5.66 compared with 40.20 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of B.

United Natural Foods, Inc. PE Ratio (TTM)

United Natural Foods, Inc. PE Ratio (TTM)
United Natural Foods, Inc. PE Ratio (TTM)

United Natural Foods, Inc. pe-ratio-ttm | United Natural Foods, Inc. Quote

Royal Dutch Shell plc (RDS.A): This energy and petrochemical company has a Zacks Rank #1, and seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 8% over the last 60 days.

Royal Dutch Shell PLC Price and Consensus

Royal Dutch Shell PLC Price and Consensus
Royal Dutch Shell PLC Price and Consensus

Royal Dutch Shell PLC price-consensus-chart | Royal Dutch Shell PLC Quote

Royal Dutch Shell has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 20.66 compared with 664.20 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of A.

Royal Dutch Shell PLC PE Ratio (TTM)

Royal Dutch Shell PLC PE Ratio (TTM)
Royal Dutch Shell PLC PE Ratio (TTM)

Royal Dutch Shell PLC pe-ratio-ttm | Royal Dutch Shell PLC Quote

See the full list of top ranked stocks here

Learn more about the Value score and how it is calculated here.

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