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Skullcandy and Aetna: This Week's Top Value Stocks

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With stocks in a correction, now's the time to look for the best value stocks. Tracey Ryniec, Stock Strategist at Zacks Investment Research, discusses two stocks that are suddenly on sale: Skullcandy, Inc. (SKUL) and Aetna Inc. (AET).

Don't be afraid of the correction. Buy some deals!

Both companies have forward P/Es under 15 which is below the average of the S&P 500. They also are in favor with analysts, as 2015 and 2016 earnings estimates have been moving higher.

Aetna shares have been rising all year but have suddenly plunged 11% in this correction. Yet earnings are expected to rise 12% this year.

Because of the stock sell off, Skullcandy is a big bargain. Shares are down 19% in the last month and hitting new lows. But it also has growth with earnings expected to rise 52% this year and 30% next year. Skullcandy is a rare value stock with big time growth.

Both companies are Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) stocks.

But what else should investors take away from these two companies? Watch our short video below to learn more about these value stocks!

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