Top Classic Value Stocks To Start 2021

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2020 was a red-hot year for all stock investors, including value investors. But after the major stock indexes hit record highs to finish the year, it has left many wondering: is there any value left at all?



  • (0:30) - The Basics of Value Investing: Best Classic Value Stocks.
  • (3:40) - Stock Screener Criteria: How To Find The Right Picks.
  • (8:05) - Tracey’s Top Stock Picks.
  • (25:15) - Are Some Of These Companies Being Ignored By Wall Street?
  • (28:30) - Episode Roundup: RE, GM, KBH, MDC, MFC, NMRK, ODP, SANM, WRK.

5 Top Classic Value Stocks to Start 2021

  • 1. Everest Re Group (REFree Report) is an international insurance and reinsurance company. In the third quarter, Everest said it was an underwriter’s market. Shares have fallen 18.4% over the last year. It’s still cheap, with a forward P/E of 9.2. It also pays a dividend, yielding 2.7%.
  • 2. KB Home (KBH - Free Report) is a national home builder with projects in 42 markets in 8 states. Earnings are expected to soar 47.6% in fiscal 2021. It’s a true value stock, with a forward P/E of just 7.6. Shares have fallen 6.9% over the last year.
  • 3. Manulife Financial (MFC - Free Report) is a large cap Canadian financial services company which does insurance and wealth management. It owns John Hancock. Shares are dirt cheap, with a forward P/E of just 7.7. It also pays a juicy dividend, yielding 4.9%. Shares are down 12.2% over the last year.
  • 4. The ODP Corporation (ODP - Free Report) is a specialty retailer which owns Office Depot and Office Max. Earnings are expected to rise 11% in 2020 and another 25.5% in 2021. Shares have been spiking higher to start 2021, and are now up 33% over the last year. But they remain dirt cheap, with a forward P/E of 5.6.
  • 5. Sanmina Corporation (SANM - Free Report) is an integrated manufacturing solutions company in Silicon Valley. It has beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate by big margins for two quarters in a row. While shares are down just 5% over the last year, it’s still trading with a forward P/E of 9.4.
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Disclosure: Tracey owns shares of MDC mentioned on the podcast in her personal portfolio.

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