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Top Ranked Value Stocks to Buy for December 16th

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong value characteristics for investors to consider today, December 16th:

Verso Corporation (VRS - Free Report) :This company that produces and sells coated papers has a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), and seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 86.2% over the last 60 days.

Verso Corporation has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 5.8, compared with 10 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of A.

Signet Jewelers Limited (SIG - Free Report) : This company that engages in the retail sale of diamond jewelry, watches, and other products has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), and seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 4.2% over the last 60 days.

Signet Jewelers has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 6.25, compared with 15.8 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of A.

Navient Corporation (NAVI - Free Report) : This company that provides education loan management and business processing solutions has a Zacks Rank #2, and seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 2.9% over the last 60 days.

Navient Corporation has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 5.61, compared with 7.8 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of A.

Elevate Credit, Inc. (ELVT - Free Report) : This company that provides online credit solutions to non-prime consumers has a Zacks Rank #2, and seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 15% over the last 60 days.

Elevate Credit has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 6.12, compared with 7.8 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of A.

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