25 Undervalued Stocks With Great Management Teams

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Compiled by Luis Gonzalez: The following is a list of undervalued stocks, with Price to Earnings Growth (PEG) ratios below 1. In addition, the management teams mentioned below have all outperformed their competitors over the last five years, when comparing the Return on Assets (ROA), Return on Invested Capital (ROI) and Return on Equity (ROE) ratios.

We're not going to go into detailed analysis for each company. The goal here is to give you a starting point for your own analysis.

Will these management teams continue to outperform? What do you think? Full details below.

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1. Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (ATW): Oil & Gas Drilling & Exploration Industry. Market cap of $2.43B. PEG at 0.71. 5-year average return on assets at 18.86% vs. industry average at 6.27%. 5-year average return on investments at 20.33% vs. industry average at 8.10%. 5-year return on equity at 24.40% vs. industry average at 11.39%. Short float at 10.8%, which implies a short ratio of 9.28 days. The stock has gained 10.53% over the last year.

2. BHP Billiton plc (BBL): Industrial Metals & Minerals Industry. Market cap of $212.13B. PEG at 0.97. 5-year average return on assets at 17.98% vs. industry average at 15.21%. 5-year average return on investments at 22.08% vs. industry average at 18.73%. 5-year return on equity at 35.02% vs. industry average at 21.30%. Short float at 0.02%, which implies a short ratio of 0.4 days. The stock has gained 24.92% over the last year.

3. Cameco Corp. (CCJ): Industrial Metals & Minerals Industry. Market cap of $15.05B. PEG at 0.85. 5-year average return on assets at 7.76% vs. industry average at 7.13%. 5-year average return on investments at 9.66% vs. industry average at 8.67%. 5-year return on equity at 13.49% vs. industry average at 11.80%. Short float at 0.88%, which implies a short ratio of 1.44 days. The stock has gained 32.49% over the last year.

4. Deckers Outdoor Corp. (DECK): Textile Industry. Market cap of $2.89B. PEG at 0.88. 5-year average return on assets at 18.77% vs. industry average at 7.72%. 5-year average return on investments at 22.84% vs. industry average at 11.77%. 5-year return on equity at 23.04% vs. industry average at 14.41%. Short float at 13.01%, which implies a short ratio of 2.63 days. The stock has gained 117.13% over the last year.

5. Endo Pharmaceuticals Holdings Inc. (ENDP): Drug Manufacturers Industry. Market cap of $3.9B. PEG at 0.99. 5-year average return on assets at 13.45% vs. industry average at 9.93%. 5-year average return on investments at 17.87% vs. industry average at 12.87%. 5-year return on equity at 19.95% vs. industry average at 16.34%. Short float at 4.41%, which implies a short ratio of 3.87 days. The stock has gained 65.38% over the last year.

6. ITT Educational Services Inc. (ESI): Education & Training Services Industry. Market cap of $2.22B. PEG at 0.43. 5-year average return on assets at 30.88% vs. industry average at 6.96%. 5-year average return on investments at 58.58% vs. industry average at 9.52%. 5-year return on equity at 103.46% vs. industry average at 13.74%. Short float at 22.18%, which implies a short ratio of 9.03 days. The stock has lost -33.19% over the last year.

7. EZCORP Inc. (EZPW): Specialty Retail Industry. Market cap of $1.42B. PEG at 0.89. 5-year average return on assets at 17.44% vs. industry average at 1.95%. 5-year average return on investments at 19.63% vs. industry average at 2.0%. 5-year return on equity at 20.36% vs. industry average at 17.49%. Short float at 4.43%, which implies a short ratio of 5.51 days. The stock has gained 56.27% over the last year.

8. Gilead Sciences Inc. (GILD): Biotechnology Industry. Market cap of $30.99B. PEG at 0.81. 5-year average return on assets at 21.83% vs. industry average at 3.21%. 5-year average return on investments at 26.53% vs. industry average at 3.73%. 5-year return on equity at 34.88% vs. industry average at 4.30%. Short float at 2%, which implies a short ratio of 1.82 days. The stock has lost -16.62% over the last year.

9. Corning Inc. (GLW): Communication Equipment Industry. Market cap of $30.29B. PEG at 0.84. 5-year average return on assets at 13.87% vs. industry average at 4.49%. 5-year average return on investments at 16.41% vs. industry average at 6.14%. 5-year return on equity at 26.19% vs. industry average at 4.81%. Short float at 1.95%, which implies a short ratio of 2.61 days. The stock has gained 0% over the last year.

10. GameStop Corp. (GME): Electronics Stores Industry. Market cap of $3.18B. PEG at 0.58. 5-year average return on assets at 7.52% vs. industry average at 4.34%. 5-year average return on investments at 11.22% vs. industry average at 7.51%. 5-year return on equity at 16.02% vs. industry average at 11.03%. Short float at 26.38%, which implies a short ratio of 10.59 days. The stock has gained 2.89% over the last year.

11. InterDigital, Inc. (IDCC): Wireless Communications Industry. Market cap of $2.11B. PEG at 0.78. 5-year average return on assets at 17.38% vs. industry average at 6.07%. 5-year average return on investments at 23.34% vs. industry average at 8.99%. 5-year return on equity at 50.36% vs. industry average at 10.16%. Short float at 16.15%, which implies a short ratio of 7.9 days. The stock has gained 85.2% over the last year.

12. Knight Capital Group Inc. (KCG): Investment Brokerage Industry. Market cap of $1.4B. PEG at 0.71. 5-year average return on assets at 7.26% vs. industry average at 0.86%. 5-year average return on investments at 9.41% vs. industry average at 2.49%. 5-year return on equity at 14.47% vs. industry average at 3.09%. Short float at 7.99%, which implies a short ratio of 6.58 days. The stock has lost -12.37% over the last year.

13. Kulicke & Soffa Industries Inc. (KLIC): Semiconductor Equipment & Materials Industry. Market cap of $647.43M. PEG at 0.35. 5-year average return on assets at 5.74% vs. industry average at 4.43%. 5-year average return on investments at 7.94% vs. industry average at 5.94%. 5-year return on equity at 22.55% vs. industry average at 6.69%. Short float at 4.54%, which implies a short ratio of 1.73 days. The stock has gained 73.06% over the last year.

14. Lincare Holdings Inc. (LNCR): Home Health Care Industry. Market cap of $2.61B. PEG at 0.99. 5-year average return on assets at 11.12% vs. industry average at 8.22%. 5-year average return on investments at 12.55% vs. industry average at 11.25%. 5-year return on equity at 20.11% vs. industry average at 13.90%. Short float at 8.17%, which implies a short ratio of 9.18 days. The stock has gained 12.76% over the last year.

15. Myriad Genetics Inc. (MYGN): Research Services Industry. Market cap of $1.92B. PEG at 0.56. 5-year average return on assets at 21.53% vs. industry average at 9.21%. 5-year average return on investments at 23.84% vs. industry average at 11.47%. 5-year return on equity at 23.89% vs. industry average at 14.92%. Short float at 5.54%, which implies a short ratio of 5.38 days. The stock has lost -8.8% over the last year.

16. PDL BioPharma, Inc. (PDLI): Biotechnology Industry. Market cap of $713.76M. PEG at 0.23. 5-year average return on assets at 20.67% vs. industry average at 3.21%. 5-year average return on investments at 23.45% vs. industry average at 3.73%. 5-year return on equity at 75.95% vs. industry average at 4.30%. Short float at 8.24%, which implies a short ratio of 5.06 days. The stock has lost -10.04% over the last year.

17. Plexus Corp. (PLXS): Printed Circuit Boards Industry. Market cap of $1.17B. PEG at 0.88. 5-year average return on assets at 8.25% vs. industry average at 5.97%. 5-year average return on investments at 12.72% vs. industry average at 10.21%. 5-year return on equity at 15.13% vs. industry average at 12.70%. Short float at 4.41%, which implies a short ratio of 6.23 days. The stock has lost -12.31% over the last year.

18. Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (QCOR): Biotechnology Industry. Market cap of $943.12M. PEG at 0.95. 5-year average return on assets at 34.19% vs. industry average at 9.93%. 5-year average return on investments at 45.63% vs. industry average at 12.87%. 5-year return on equity at 48.30% vs. industry average at 16.34%. Short float at 13.3%, which implies a short ratio of 9.01 days. The stock has gained 202.19% over the last year.

19. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL): General Entertainment Industry. Market cap of $10.22B. PEG at 0.8. 5-year average return on assets at 3.70% vs. industry average at 3.66%. 5-year average return on investments at 4.41% vs. industry average at 4.36%. 5-year return on equity at 8.41% vs. industry average at 6.62%. Short float at 7.93%, which implies a short ratio of 4.11 days. The stock has gained 75.98% over the last year.

20. Southern Copper Corp. (SCCO): Copper Industry. Market cap of $38.38B. PEG at 0.85. 5-year average return on assets at 26.70% vs. industry average at 15.21%. 5-year average return on investments at 30.99% vs. industry average at 18.73%. 5-year return on equity at 45.48% vs. industry average at 21.30%. Short float at 3.16%, which implies a short ratio of 2.8 days. The stock has gained 46.92% over the last year.

21. GT Solar International, Inc. (SOLR): Semiconductor Industry. Market cap of $1.69B. PEG at 0.25. 5-year average return on assets at 8.29% vs. industry average at 3.85%. 5-year average return on investments at 31.45% vs. industry average at 5.43%. 5-year return on equity at 45.31% vs. industry average at 9.04%. Short float at 7.54%, which implies a short ratio of 3.31 days. The stock has gained 77.65% over the last year.

22. Silvercorp Metals Inc. (SVM): Silver Industry. Market cap of $1.7B. PEG at 0.52. 5-year average return on assets at 21.23% vs. industry average at 7.13%. 5-year average return on investments at 25.19% vs. industry average at 8.67%. 5-year return on equity at 19.38% vs. industry average at 11.80%. Short float at 0.22%, which implies a short ratio of 0.13 days. The stock has gained 71.67% over the last year.

23. The TJX Companies, Inc. (TJX): Department Stores Industry. Market cap of $18.61B. PEG at 0.99. 5-year average return on assets at 14.33% vs. industry average at 8.79%. 5-year average return on investments at 24.49% vs. industry average at 13.14%. 5-year return on equity at 40.76% vs. industry average at 15.02%. Short float at 1.98%, which implies a short ratio of 2.2 days. The stock has gained 27.36% over the last year.

24. United Therapeutics Corp. (UTHR): Drug Manufacturers Industry. Market cap of $3.84B. PEG at 0.58. 5-year average return on assets at 4.20% vs. industry average at 3.21%. 5-year average return on investments at 5.17% vs. industry average at 3.73%. 5-year return on equity at 6.75% vs. industry average at 4.30%. Short float at 8.93%, which implies a short ratio of 8.68 days. The stock has gained 16.31% over the last year.

25. Vale S.A. (VALE): Steel & Iron Industry. Market cap of $187.62B. PEG at 0.98. 5-year average return on assets at 13.59% vs. industry average at 12.06%. 5-year average return on investments at 16.0% vs. industry average at 15.19%. 5-year return on equity at 29.66% vs. industry average at 24.04%. Short float at 0.66%, which implies a short ratio of 1.9 days. The stock has gained 27.17% over the last year.



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