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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong value characteristics for investors to consider today, May 19th:

Unilever PLC (UL - Free Report) : This cosmetics company has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), and seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings advancing 8% over the last 60 days.

Unilever PLC Price and Consensus

Unilever PLC Price and Consensus | Unilever PLC Quote

Unilever’s has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 21.82, compared with 23.70 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of A.

Pearson plc (PSO - Free Report) : This educational materials provider has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), and seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 1.6% over the last 60 days.

Pearson, PLC Price and Consensus

Pearson, PLC Price and Consensus | Pearson, PLC Quote

Pearson’s has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 14.09, compared with 22.50 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of A.

Anthem, Inc. (ANTM - Free Report) : This health benefits companyhas a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), and seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings advancing 2.2% over the last 60 days.

Anthem, Inc. Price and Consensus

Anthem, Inc. Price and Consensus | Anthem, Inc. Quote

Anthem’s has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 14.98, compared with 16.30 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of A.

Boise Cascade Company (BCC - Free Report) : This wood products manufacturer has a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), and seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 18.9% over the last 60 days.

Boise Cascade’s has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 16.37, compared with 19.80 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of A.

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