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Top Ranked Value Stocks to Buy for October 18th

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong value characteristics for investors to consider today, October 18th:

Pilgrim's Pride Corporation (PPC - Free Report) : This chicken company has a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), and seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings advancing 8.3% over the last 60 days.

Pilgrim's Pride has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 11.30, compared with 14.00 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of A.

Koppers Holdings Inc. (KOP - Free Report) : This provider of treated wood products has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), and seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 3.4% over the last 60 days.

Koppers Holdings has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 16.07, compared with 18.90 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of A.

Tyson Foods, Inc. (TSN - Free Report) : This food company has a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), and seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings advancing 2% over the last 60 days.

Tyson Foods has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 12.34, compared with 14.00 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of A.

The Michaels Companies, Inc. (MIK - Free Report) : This owner of arts and crafts specialty retail stores has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), and seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 2.4% over the last 60 days.

Michaels has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 9.26, compared with 16.50 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of A.

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