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While you may have an investing style you rely on, finding great stocks is made easier with the Zacks Style Scores. These are complementary indicators that rate stocks based on value, growth, and/or momentum characteristics.
Why Investors Should Pay Attention to This Value Stock
Value investors love finding good stocks at good prices, especially before the broader market catches on to a stock's true value. Utilizing ratios like P/E, PEG, Price/Sales, and Price/Cash Flow, the Value Style Score identifies the most attractive and most discounted stocks.
Grocery Outlet Holding Corp. (GO)
Founded in 1946 and headquartered in Emeryville, CA, Grocery Outlet Holding Corp. is a high-growth, extreme value retailer of quality, name-brand consumables and fresh products that are sold through a network of independently owned and operated stores. Notably, the company's stores offer a fun, treasure hunt shopping experience in an easy-to-navigate, “small-box” format of size 15,000-20,000 square feet. The company offers discounted, overstocked and closeout products from name brand and private label suppliers. Stores are operated by Entrepreneurial Independent Operators (“IOs”).
GO sits at a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), holds a Value Style Score of B, and has a VGM Score of A. Compared to the Consumer Products - Staples industry's P/E of 18.4X, shares of Grocery Outlet Holding Corp. are trading at a forward P/E of 25.2X. GO also has a PEG Ratio of 2.1, a Price/Cash Flow ratio of 16.9X, and a Price/Sales ratio of 0.7X.
Many value investors pay close attention to a company's earnings as well. For GO, one analyst revised their earnings estimate upwards in the last 60 days, and the Zacks Consensus Estimate has increased $0.01 to $1.08 per share for 2023. Per share GO boasts an average earnings surprise of 16%.
GO should be on investors' short lists because of its impressive earnings and valuation fundamentals, a good Zacks Rank, and strong Value and VGM Style Scores.
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