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Top Ranked Value Stocks to Buy for May 1st

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong value characteristics for investors to consider today, May 1st:

Ashford Hospitality Trust, Inc. (AHT - Free Report) : This real estate investment trust has a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), and seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 8.3% over the last 60 days.

Ashford Hospitality Trust has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 4.24, compared with 15.80 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of A.

Advanced Emissions Solutions, Inc. (ADES - Free Report) : This emission reduction technologies and specialty chemicals provider has a Zacks Rank #1, and seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 35.6% over the last 60 days.

Advanced Emissions Solutions has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 3.59, compared with 24.90 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of B.

Avianca Holdings S.A. (AVH - Free Report) : This passenger and cargo air transportation services provider has a Zacks Rank #1, and seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 10.1% over the last 60 days.

Avianca has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 4.46, compared with 17.30 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of A.

Navient Corporation (NAVI - Free Report) : This education loan management and business processing solutions provider has a Zacks Rank #1, and seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 5.1% over the last 60 days.

Navient has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 6.37 compared with 8.60 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of B.

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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