Markets
HVT

Why Haverty Furniture Companies (HVT) Could Be a Top Value Stock Pick - Tale of the Tape

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; Haverty Furniture Companies Inc. ( HVT ).

Haverty Furniture Companies in Focus

HVT may be an interesting play thanks to its forward PE of 19.02, its P/S ratio of 0.91, and its decent dividend yield of 1.08%. These factors suggest that Haverty Furniture Companies is a pretty good value pick, as investors have to pay a relatively low level for each dollar of earnings, and that HVT has decent revenue metrics to back up its earnings.

But before you think that Haverty Furniture Companies 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 3.0% in the past 30 days, thanks to 2 upward revisions in the past one month with no downward revision.

This estimate strength is actually enough to push HVT to a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), suggesting it is poised to outperform. So really, Haverty Furniture Companies 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.

Want the latest recommendations from Zacks Investment Research? Today, you can download 7 Best Stocks for the Next 30 Days . Click to get this free report >>

HAVERTY FURNIT (HVT): Free Stock Analysis Report

To read this article on Zacks.com click here.

Zacks Investment Research

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

In This Story

HVT

Other Topics

Investing Stocks