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Top Ranked Value Stocks to Buy for December 19th

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

Vectrus, Inc. (VEC - Free Report) : This infrastructure asset management services provider 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.

Vectrus, Inc. Price and Consensus

Vectrus has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 16.36, compared with 22.00 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Scoreof A.

Vectrus, Inc. PE Ratio (TTM)

The Western Union Company (WU - Free Report) : This payment services provider has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), and seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 5.2% over the last 60 days.

Western Union Company (The) Price and Consensus

Western Union has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 10.67, compared with 19.50 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of A.

Western Union Company (The) PE Ratio (TTM)

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 increasing 9.6% over the last 60 days.

Pilgrim's Pride Corporation Price and Consensus

Pilgrim's Pride has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 11.29, compared with 16.30 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of A.

Pilgrim's Pride Corporation PE Ratio (TTM)

CoreCivic, Inc. (CXW - Free Report) : This real estate investment trust has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), and seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 0.4% over the last 60 days.

Corrections Corp. of America Price and Consensus

CoreCivic has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 9.45, compared with 18.40 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of A.

Corrections Corp. of America PE Ratio (TTM)

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