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Top Ranked Value Stocks to Buy for March 21st

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

Popular, Inc. (BPOP - Free Report) : This provider of numerous retail, mortgage and commercial banking products and services has a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), and seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 5.1% over the last 60 days.

Popular has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 8.49, compared with 13.00 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of B.

Popular, Inc. PE Ratio (TTM)

Popular, Inc. PE Ratio (TTM)

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East West Bancorp, Inc. (EWBC - Free Report) : This bank holding company for East West Bank has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), and seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 0.8% over the last 60 days.

East West has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 9.87, compared with 11.70 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Scoreof B.

Pacific Coast Oil Trust (ROYT - Free Report) : This oil and natural gas properties acquirer has a Zacks Rank #2, and seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 6.9% over the last 60 days.

Pacific Coast Oil has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 8.27, compared with 20.00 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Scoreof B.

Hancock Whitney Corporation (HWC - Free Report) : This bank holding company for Hancock Whitney Bank has a Zacks Rank #2, and seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 0.7% over the last 60 days.

Hancock Whitney has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 9.75, compared with 13.00 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Scoreof B.

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Learn more about the Value score and how it is calculated here.

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