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Top Ranked Value Stocks to Buy for December 19th

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong value characteristics for investors to consider today, December 19th:

Navios Maritime Partners L.P. (NMM - Free Report) : This company that owns and operates dry cargo vessels has a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), and seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 29.5% over the last 60 days.

Navios Maritime has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 6.33, compared with 21.4 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of A.

Verso Corporation (VRS - Free Report) : This company that produces and sells coated papers has a Zacks Rank #1, 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 5.84, 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 6.48, compared with 16 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of A.

Office Depot, Inc. (ODP - Free Report) : This company that provides business services and supplies, products, and technology solutions has a Zacks Rank #2, and seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 5.4% over the last 60 days.

Office Depot has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 6.83, compared with 8 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of A.

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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