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Top Ranked Value Stocks to Buy for August 17th

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Here are three stocks with buy rank and strong value characteristics for investors to consider today, August 17th:

UFP Industries, Inc. (UFPI - Free Report) : This designer and manufacturer of wood and wood-alternative products has a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), and seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 21.3% over the last 60 days.

Universal Forest Products, Inc. Price and Consensus

UFP Industries has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 20.06 compared with 30.00 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of B.

Universal Forest Products, Inc. PE Ratio (TTM)

Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (LPI - Free Report) : This independent energy company has a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), and seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 59.5% over the last 90 days.

Laredo Petroleum, Inc. Price and Consensus

Laredo has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 1.98 compared with 3.10 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of A.

Laredo Petroleum, Inc. PE Ratio (TTM)

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. (AAWW - Free Report) : This provider of outsourced aircraft and aviation operating services has a Zacks Rank #1, and seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 37.9% over the last 90 days.

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings Price and Consensus

Atlas Air Worldwide has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 5.16 compared with 39.50 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of A.

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings PE Ratio (TTM)

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