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Top Ranked Value Stocks to Buy for October 18th

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong value characteristics for investors to consider today, October 18th:

Laureate Education, Inc. (LAUR - Free Report) : This provider of higher education programs and services has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), and seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 25.1% over the last 60 days.

Laureate Education Inc. Price and Consensus

Laureate Education has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 3.12 compared with 26.80 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of B.

Laureate Education Inc. PE Ratio (TTM)

Office Properties Income Trust (OPI - 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 5.8% over the last 60 days.

Government Properties Income Trust Price and Consensus

Office Properties Income Trust has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 5.43 compared with 22.90 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of B.

Government Properties Income Trust PE Ratio (TTM)

Fly Leasing Limited (FLY - Free Report) : This aircraft leasing company has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), and seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 43.4% over the last 60 days.

Fly Leasing Limited Price and Consensus

Fly Leasing has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 3.36 compared with 11.10 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of A.

Fly Leasing Limited PE Ratio (TTM)

McKesson Corporation (MCK - Free Report) : This provider of pharmaceuticals and medical supplies has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), and seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 0.3% over the last 60 days.

McKesson Corporation Price and Consensus

McKesson has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 10.07 compared with 17.20 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of A.

McKesson Corporation 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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