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Best Value Stocks to Buy for January 4th

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Here are three stocks with buy rank and strong value characteristics for investors to consider today, January 4th:

Westlake Chemical (WLK - Free Report) : This vertically integrated international producer and supplier of petrochemicals carries a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), and has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 14.5% over the last 60 days.

Westlake Chemical has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 6.23, compared with 11.60 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of A.

Asbury Automotive Group (ABG - Free Report) : This company which is one of the largest automotive retailers carries a Zacks Rank #1, and has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 0.4% over the last 60 days.

Asbury Automotive has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 6.75, compared with 7.60 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of A.

Stewart Information Services (STC - Free Report) : This company whose primary business is title insurance carries a Zacks Rank #1, and has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 11.3% over the last 60 days.

Stewart Information Services has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 7.86, compared with 13.90 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of A.

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