5 value stocks in basic materials sector that may be worth watching

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5 value stocks in basic materials sector that may be worth watching

A value stock is defined in terms of how investors are valuing the company's future growth prospects. Low P E multiples are good base indicators that the company is undervalued and can be labelled as a value stock.

Benzinga Insights has compiled a list of value stocks in the basic materials sector that may be worth watching:

Commercial Metals reported earnings per share at $2.61 last week, while earnings per share in Q 2 was $1.53. Its most recent dividend yield is 1.51%, which has increased by 0.15% from 1.36% in the previous quarter.

There was a decrease in earnings per share from 2.16 in Q 1 to $1.16 now. The dividend yield of the company was 1.93% last quarter, which has increased by 0.73% from the previous quarter's yield of 1.2%.

SunCoke Energy reported earnings per share at $0.21, while the earnings per share for Q1 was $0.35. The dividend yield was 4.38% last quarter, which has increased by 1.5% from the previous quarter's yield of 2.88%.

Ternium reported Q 2 earnings per share at $4.07, which has increased by 3.04% compared to Q 1, which was 3.95. Its most recent dividend is at 4.23%, a rise of 2.53% from 1.7% in the previous quarter.

Resolute Forest Prods' earnings per share for Q 2 is $2.0, whereas in Q 1 they were at 2.26.

Based on quantified analysis, these 5 value stocks were selected by Benzinga Insights. Our technology can give investors additional perception into the sector, even though this methodical judgment process is not meant to make final decisions.