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Why Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) is Such a Great Value Stock Pick Right Now

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 decent dividends?

Fortunately for investors looking for this combination, we have identified a strong candidate which may be an impressive value; Abercrombie & Fitch Co.ANF .

Abercrombie & Fitch in Focus

ANF may be an interesting play thanks to its forward PE of 18.8, its P/S ratio of 0.3, and its decent dividend yield of 4.7%. These factors suggest that Abercrombie & Fitch is a pretty good value pick, as investors have to pay a relatively low level for each dollar of earnings, and that ANF has decent revenue metrics to back up its earnings.

Abercrombie & Fitch Company PE Ratio (TTM)

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But before you think that Abercrombie & Fitch 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 21.3% in the past 30 days, thanks to eight upward revisions in the past one months compared to none lowers.

This estimate strength is actually enough to push ANF 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, Abercrombie & Fitch 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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