What defines a value stock?
A value stock has traditionally been defined in terms of how investors in the market value that company’s future growth prospects. Low P/E multiples are good baseline indicators that the company is undervalued and most likely qualifies as a value stock.
Below is a list of notable value stocks in the financial services industry:Sumitomo Mitsui Financial (NYSE:SMFG) – P/E: 7.37 UBS Gr (NYSE:UBS) – P/E: 9.02 Apollo Global Management (NYSE:APO) – P/E: 8.06 Hawthorn Bancshares ( NASDAQ:HWBK) – K /E: 7.87 Security National Finl (NASDAQ:SNFCA) – P/E: 5.3
Most recently, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial reported earnings per share of $0.22 while second quarter earnings per share were $0.33. Most recently, UBS Gr reported earnings per share of $0.38, while third quarter earnings per share were $0.63. The most recent dividend yield is 0.87%, which is down 0.27% from 1.14% in the previous quarter.
Apollo Global Management’s fourth quarter earnings per share stand at $1.05, compared to 1.71 in the third quarter. The company’s most recent dividend yield is 2.3%, down 0.32% from 2.62% last quarter.
Most recently, Hawthorn Bancshares reported earnings per share of $0.9, while third quarter earnings per share were $0.88. Most recently, the company reported a dividend yield of 2.34%, down 0.18% from last quarter’s yield of 2.52%.
This quarter, Security National Finl saw a decline in earnings per share, which were $0.51 in the third quarter and are now $0.26.
These 5 value stocks have been selected by Benzinga Insights based on quantified analysis. While this methodical assessment process is not intended to make final decisions, our technology can provide investors with additional insight into the industry.
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