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Top Ranked Value Stocks to Buy for May 16th

Here are four stocks with Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) and strong value characteristics for investors to consider today, May 16 th :

Papa Murphy's Holdings, Inc. (FRSH) : This owner and operator of Take A Bake pizza stores has seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings soaring 64.3% over the last 60 days.

Papa Murphy's Holdings, Inc. Price and Consensus

Papa Murphy's Holdings, Inc. Price and Consensus | Papa Murphy's Holdings, Inc. Quote

Papa Murphy's has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 22.25, compared with 34.6 for the industry, while the company possess a Value Score of A.

Papa Murphy's Holdings, Inc. PE Ratio (TTM)

Papa Murphy's Holdings, Inc. PE Ratio (TTM) | Papa Murphy's Holdings, Inc. Quote

Methanex Corporation (MEOH) : This Canada-based producer and supplier of methanol has seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing more than 100% over the last 60 days.

Methanex Corporation Price and Consensus

Methanex Corporation Price and Consensus | Methanex Corporation Quote

Methanex's has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 8.33, compared with 16.30 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of A.

Methanex Corporation PE Ratio (TTM)

Methanex Corporation PE Ratio (TTM) | Methanex Corporation Quote

Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation (BGFV) : This sporting goods retailer has seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 8.1% over the last 60 days.

Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation Price and Consensus

Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation Price and Consensus | Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation Quote

Big 5 Sporting Goods has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 11.50, compared with 16.8 for the industry. The company possess a Value Score of A.

Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation PE Ratio (TTM)

Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation PE Ratio (TTM) | Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation Quote

J D Wetherspoon plc (JDWPY) : This company owns and operates pubs and has seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 6.3% over the last 60 days.

J d Wetherspoon Plc Price and Consensus

J d Wetherspoon Plc Price and Consensus | J d Wetherspoon Plc Quote

J D Wetherspoon's has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 17.16, compared with 34.50 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of A.

J d Wetherspoon Plc PE Ratio (TTM)

J d Wetherspoon Plc PE Ratio (TTM) | J d Wetherspoon Plc 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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