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Top Ranked Value Stocks to Buy for December 19th


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Here are three stocks with buy rank and strong value characteristics for investors to consider today, December 19th:

Vectrus, Inc.  (VEC): This infrastructure asset management services provider has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), and seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 3.1% over the last 60 days.

Vectrus, Inc. Price and Consensus

Vectrus, Inc. Price and Consensus | Vectrus, Inc. Quote



Vectrus has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 16.36, compared with 22.00 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of A.

Vectrus, Inc. PE Ratio (TTM)

Vectrus, Inc. PE Ratio (TTM)

Vectrus, Inc. pe-ratio-ttm | Vectrus, Inc. Quote



The Western Union Company  (WU): This payment services provider has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), and seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 5.2% over the last 60 days.

Western Union Company (The) Price and Consensus

Western Union Company (The) Price and Consensus | Western Union Company (The) Quote



Western Union has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 10.67, compared with 19.50 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of A.

Western Union Company (The) PE Ratio (TTM)

Western Union Company (The) PE Ratio (TTM)

Western Union Company (The) pe-ratio-ttm | Western Union Company (The) Quote



Pilgrim's Pride Corporation  (PPC): This chicken company has a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), and seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 9.6% over the last 60 days.

Pilgrim's Pride Corporation Price and Consensus

Pilgrim's Pride Corporation Price and Consensus | Pilgrim's Pride Corporation Quote



Pilgrim's Pride has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 11.29, compared with 16.30 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of A.

Pilgrim's Pride Corporation PE Ratio (TTM)

Pilgrim's Pride Corporation PE Ratio (TTM)

Pilgrim's Pride Corporation pe-ratio-ttm | Pilgrim's Pride Corporation Quote



CoreCivic, Inc.  (CXW): This real estate investment trust has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), and seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 0.4% over the last 60 days.

Corrections Corp. of America Price and Consensus

Corrections Corp. of America Price and Consensus | Corrections Corp. of America Quote



CoreCivic has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 9.45, compared with 18.40 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of A.

Corrections Corp. of America PE Ratio (TTM)

Corrections Corp. of America PE Ratio (TTM)

Corrections Corp. of America pe-ratio-ttm | Corrections Corp. of America Quote



See the  full list of top ranked stocks here

Learn more about the  Value score and how it is calculated here .

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Referenced Symbols: WU , VEC , PPC , CXW



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