Why Plains GP Holdings (PAGP) is Such a Great Value Stock Pick Right Now

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Value investing is always a very popular strategy, and for good reason. After all, who doesn't want to find stocks that have low PEs, solid outlooks, and decen t dividends ?

Fortunately for investors looking for this combination, we have identified a strong candidate which may be an impressive value; Plains GP Holdings, L.P. PAGP .

Plains GP Holdings in Focus

PAGP may be an interesting play thanks to its forward PE of 12.5, its P/S ratio of 0.1, and its decen t dividend yield of 5.7%. These factors suggest that Plains GP Holdings is a pretty good value pick, as investors have to pay a relatively low level for each dollar o f earnings , and that PAGP has decent revenue metrics to back up its earnings.

Plains Group Holdings, L.P. PE Ratio (TTM)

Plains Group Holdings, L.P. PE Ratio (TTM)

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But before you think that Plains GP Holdings is just a pure value play, it is important to note that it has been seeing solid activity on the earnings estimate front as well. For current year earnings, the consensus has gone up by 40.7% in the past 60 days, thanks to two upward revisions in the past two months compared to one lower.

This estimate strength is actually enough to push PAGP to a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), suggesting it is poised to outperform. You can see  the complete list of today's Zacks #1 Rank stocks here .

So really, Plains GP Holdings is looking great from a number of angles thanks to its PE below 20, a P/S ratio below one, and a strong Zacks Rank, meaning that this company could be a great choice for value investors at this time.

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