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Top Ranked Value Stocks to Buy for March 4th

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong value characteristics for investors to consider today, March 4th:

Ellington Residential Mortgage REIT (EARN): This real estate investment trust specializing in acquiring, investing and managing real estate-related and residential mortgage assets has a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), and seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 23.6% over the last 60 days.

Ellington Residential Mortgage REIT Price and Consensus

Ellington Residential Mortgage REIT Price and Consensus

Ellington Residential Mortgage REIT price-consensus-chart | Ellington Residential Mortgage REIT Quote

Ellington Residential has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 8.55, compared with 11.60 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of B.

Ellington Residential Mortgage REIT PE Ratio (TTM)

Ellington Residential Mortgage REIT PE Ratio (TTM)

Ellington Residential Mortgage REIT pe-ratio-ttm | Ellington Residential Mortgage REIT Quote

YY Inc. (YY): This provider of online music and entertainment live streaming services has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), and seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 2.6% over the last 60 days.

YY Inc. Price and Consensus

YY Inc. Price and Consensus

YY Inc. price-consensus-chart | YY Inc. Quote

YYhas a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 9.07, compared with 18.60 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Scoreof A.

YY Inc. PE Ratio (TTM)

YY Inc. PE Ratio (TTM)

YY Inc. pe-ratio-ttm | YY Inc. Quote

LexinFintech Holdings Ltd. (LX): This online consumer finance platform has a Zacks Rank #2, and seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 1.1% over the last 60 days.

LexinFintech Holdings Ltd. Sponsored ADR Price and Consensus

LexinFintech Holdings Ltd. Sponsored ADR Price and Consensus

LexinFintech Holdings Ltd. Sponsored ADR price-consensus-chart | LexinFintech Holdings Ltd. Sponsored ADR Quote

LexinFintech has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 8.14, compared with 8.70 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Scoreof B.

LexinFintech Holdings Ltd. Sponsored ADR PE Ratio (TTM)

LexinFintech Holdings Ltd. Sponsored ADR PE Ratio (TTM)

LexinFintech Holdings Ltd. Sponsored ADR pe-ratio-ttm | LexinFintech Holdings Ltd. Sponsored ADR Quote

MGIC Investment Corporation (MTG): This private mortgage insurance and ancillary services provider has a Zacks Rank #2, and seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 2.6% over the last 60 days.

MGIC Investment Corporation Price and Consensus

MGIC Investment Corporation Price and Consensus

MGIC Investment Corporation price-consensus-chart | MGIC Investment Corporation Quote

MGIC Investment has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 8.41, compared with 14.90 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Scoreof B.

MGIC Investment Corporation PE Ratio (TTM)

MGIC Investment Corporation PE Ratio (TTM)

MGIC Investment Corporation pe-ratio-ttm | MGIC Investment Corporation 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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