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

Koppers Holdings Inc. (KOP - Free Report) : This treated wood products provider has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), and seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 7.9% over the last 60 days.

Koppers Holdings’ has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 12.38, compared with 16.40 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of A.

Magna International Inc. (MGA - Free Report) : This automotive systems and components manufacturer has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), and seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings advancing 2.1% over the last 60 days.

Magna International’s has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 7.88, compared with 10.70 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of A.

Kraton Corporation (KRA - Free Report) : This seller ofstyrenic block copolymers has a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), and seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 16% over the last 60 days.

Kraton’s has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 13.86, compared with 26.10 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of A.

Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (HMC - Free Report) : This motorcycles and automobiles manufacturer has a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), and seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings advancing 4.4% over the last 60 days.

Honda Motor’s has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 8.64, compared with 10.70 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of A.

See the full list of top ranked stocks here

Learn more about the Value score and how it is calculated here.

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