Value Stocks

What are value stocks?

One of the sweetest and most profitable pleasures of successful investing is to buy high-quality “value stocks” (or stocks that are reasonably priced, if not cheap, in relation to its sales, earnings or assets), then hold on to them as mainstream investors recognize the value and push up the share price.

Value stocks are stocks trading lower than their financial fundamentals suggest. They are perceived as undervalued, and have the potential to rise. Many new tech stocks, for instance, start out as growth stocks and transition into value stocks.

They have a low price-to-earnings and price-to-book ratios—which is why they’re less expensive than growth stocks. Due to this fundamental distinction, a value stock is often traded at a more affordable rate than a growth stock.

To investors, they see companies that fall into this category as undervalued. These investors are less likely to invest in a growth stock because they feel that value company’s stock will eventually reach their full potential once they are recognized by the market.

Generally speaking, the climb is steady for value stocks. The only other way for it to emerge into the market like a growth stock is for it to be a bit more innovative with its products or services.

Pat McKeough is an expert at delving into a company’s financial statements and identifying undervalued securities and value stocks. That’s because value stocks are the foundation of any long term investment strategy, at TSI Network we also recommend our three-part Successful Investor strategy:

  1. Invest mainly in well-established companies;
  2. Spread your money out across most if not all of the five main economic sectors (Manufacturing & Industry; Resources & Commodities; the Consumer sector; Finance; Utilities);
  3. Downplay or avoid stocks in the broker/media limelight.

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eBay Inc. could soon offer something special

eBay Inc. could soon offer something special

Improved active user numbers weren’t enough to stem a 1.9% revenue dip during the most-recent quarter.

However, the company is looking to sell non-core assets, which could create a lucrative spinoff situation for shareholders.

The stock trades at 9.6 times the company’s 2020 earnings forecast.

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ATCO Ltd. builds shareholder value with a new strategic plan

ATCO Ltd. builds shareholder value with a new strategic plan

Recent asset sales led to a 10.6% revenue drop for this company during the most-recent quarter.

The company is now emphasizing growth through contract wins in its Structures business while its stock trades at 16.6 times the company’s 2020 earnings forecast.

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ATCO LTD. (Toronto symbols ACO.X [class… Read More

Value vs. Growth Stocks: We think you should hold both in your portfolio—here’s why

Value vs. Growth Stocks: We think you should hold both in your portfolio—here’s why

There doesn’t need to be a competition between value vs. growth stocks. We believe both types of stocks have a place in a well-diversified portfolio
What should you choose when looking at value vs. growth stocks? We think you should pick some of both.

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Get a 6.5% yield from Wajax Corp.

Get a 6.5% yield from Wajax Corp.

Lower expenses led to an 8.4%  jump in earnings for this company during the most-recent quarter.

A recent major acquisition complements the firm’s existing business and should add significant cash flow and earnings as early as this year. In the meantime, investors continue to benefit from… Read More

An end to the GM strike enhances Linamar’s appeal

An end to the GM strike enhances Linamar’s appeal

Lower sales of industrial equipment and automotive parts led to a 20.6% earnings drop for this company during the most-recent quarter. The decline reflects the strike by GM workers and the resulting production shutdowns.

The recent acquisition of an agricultural-equipment firm has reduced the firm’s… Read More

Learn how to value invest for long-term investing success

Learn how to value invest for long-term investing success

Learn how to value invest so you can maximize your long-term portfolio returns—and minimize risk
Value investing focuses on stocks that trade lower than their financial fundamentals suggest. They are perceived as undervalued by most investors and have the potential to rise.

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How to realize big benefits from a holding company discount

How to realize big benefits from a holding company discount

A holding company discount represents a great hidden opportunity for investor profit.
Even in 2019, a holding company discount is a little-understood phenomenon in finance. It represents a special kind of hidden asset and source of potential profit for investors in holding companies.

A holding company is… Read More

Get a 4.1% yield from Wells Fargo & Co.

Get a 4.1% yield from Wells Fargo & Co.

A restriction imposed by the U.S. Federal Reserve forced this lender to sell a group of its loans, ultimately leading it to a 22% earnings jump.

Stock buybacks also contributed to a 32.7% jump in earnings per share for the quarter ended June 30, 2019.

The stock… Read More