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Zacks #1 Rank Additions

Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong value characteristics for investors to consider today, April 21st:

Global Brass and Copper Holdings, Inc. (BRSS - Free Report) : This non-ferrous products processor has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), and seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 3.1% over the last 60 days.

Global Brass and Copper Holdings’ has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 12.39, compared with 41.80 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of A.

CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. (CX - Free Report) : This cement company has a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), and seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings jumping 20.5% over the last 60 days.

CEMEX’s has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 16.70, compared with 21.90 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of A.

Penske Automotive Group, Inc. (PAG - Free Report) : This transportation services companyhas a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), and seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 0.2% over the last 60 days.

Penske Automotive Group’s has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 11.32, compared with 66.70 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of A.

Best Buy Co., Inc. (BBY - Free Report) : This technology company has a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), and seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings jumping 5.7% over the last 60 days.

Best Buy’s has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 13.71, compared with 19.80 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of A.

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