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Zacks #1 Rank Additions

Here are four stocks with buy ranks and strong value characteristics for investors to consider today, October 31st:

Francesca's Holdings Corporation (FRAN - Free Report) : This operator of a chain of retail boutiques has seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings jumping 13.6% over the last 60 days. As a result, it carries a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy).

FRANCESCAS HLDG Price and Consensus

 

Francesca's Holdings has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 15.86, compared with 19.30 for the industry. The company possess a Value Score of B

Pilgrim's Pride Corporation (PPC - Free Report) : This producer and distributor of fresh, frozen, and value-added chicken products also carries a Zacks Rank #1, as the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings has increased 12.8% over the last 60 days.

PILGRIMS PRIDE Price and Consensus

 

Pilgrim's Pride has a P/E of 11.57x, compared with the industry average of 15.10x. The company possess a Value Score of A.

Michael Kors Holdings Limited (KORS - Free Report) : This designer and seller of branded women’s apparel and accessories has seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 0.6% over the last 60 days. As a result, it carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).

MICHAEL KORS Price and Consensus

 

Michael Kors has a P/E of 10.98x, compared with the industry average of 12.70x. The company carries a Value Score of A.

The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated (CAKE - Free Report) : This operator of full-service and casual dining restaurants carries a Zacks Rank #2, as the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings has advanced 3.6% over the last 60 days.

CHEESECAKE FACT Price and Consensus

 

Cheesecake Factory has a P/E of 18.70x versus 28.50x for the industry. The company holds a Value Score of B.

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