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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong value characteristics for investors to consider today, October 5th:

EVERTEC, Inc. (EVTC - Free Report) : This transaction processing company has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), and seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 0.6% over the last 60 days.

EVERTEC has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 9.36, compared with 19.30 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of A.

Evertec, Inc. PE Ratio (TTM)

Evertec, Inc. pe-ratio-ttm | Evertec, Inc. Quote

Just Energy Group Inc. (JE - Free Report) : This utility company has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), and seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising more than 100% over the last 60 days.

Just Energy Group has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 8.54, compared with 17.40 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of A.

Atento S.A. (ATTO - Free Report) : This CRM and BPO services provider has a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), and seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 9.3% over the last 60 days.

Atento S.A. Price and Consensus

Atento S.A. price-consensus-chart | Atento S.A. Quote

Atento has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 14.45, compared with 24.50 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of A.

Atento S.A. PE Ratio (TTM)

Atento S.A. pe-ratio-ttm | Atento S.A. Quote

DDR Corp. (DDR - Free Report) : This equity real estate investment trust has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), and seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 0.9% over the last 60 days.

DDR Corp. Price and Consensus

DDR Corp. price-consensus-chart | DDR Corp. Quote

DDR has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 8.00, compared with 17.30 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of A.

DDR Corp. PE Ratio (TTM)

DDR Corp. pe-ratio-ttm | DDR Corp. Quote

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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