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Top Ranked Value Stocks to Buy for December 21st

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Here are three stocks with buy rank and strong value characteristics for investors to consider today, December 21st:

China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (SNP - Free Report) : This energy and chemical company has a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), and seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 0.2% over the last 60 days.

China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation Price and Consensus

China Petroleumhas a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 12.19, compared with 15.10 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of A.

China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation PE Ratio (TTM)

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 16.17, compared with 22.10 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of A.

Vectrus, Inc. PE Ratio (TTM)

Arrow Electronics, Inc. (ARW - Free Report) : This major distributor of electronic components has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), and seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 0.7% over the last 60 days.

Arrow Electronics, Inc. Price and Consensus

Arrow Electronics has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 10.96, compared with 13.50 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of A.

Arrow Electronics, Inc. PE Ratio (TTM)

American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (AEL - Free Report) : This developer of fixed index and fixed rate annuity products has a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), and seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 13.2% over the last 60 days.

American Equity Investment Life Holding Company Price and Consensus

American Equity has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 10.59, compared with 14.10 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of A.

American Equity Investment Life Holding Company PE Ratio (TTM)

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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