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Top Ranked Value Stocks to Buy for October 17th

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong value characteristics for investors to consider today, October 17th:

Laureate Education, Inc. (LAUR): 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 Inc. Price and Consensus

Laureate Education Inc. price-consensus-chart | Laureate Education Inc. Quote

Laureate Education has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 3.09, compared with 26.80 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of B.

Laureate Education Inc. PE Ratio (TTM)

Laureate Education Inc. PE Ratio (TTM)

Laureate Education Inc. pe-ratio-ttm | Laureate Education Inc. Quote

Macy's, Inc. (M): This department store company has a Zacks Rank #2, and seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 0.4% over the last 60 days.

Macy's, Inc. Price and Consensus

Macy's, Inc. Price and Consensus

Macy's, Inc. price-consensus-chart | Macy's, Inc. Quote

Macy's has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 5.49, compared with 8.60 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of A.

Macy's, Inc. PE Ratio (TTM)

Macy's, Inc. PE Ratio (TTM)

Macy's, Inc. pe-ratio-ttm | Macy's, Inc. Quote

R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company (RRD): This printing company has a Zacks Rank #2, and seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 7.6% over the last 60 days.

R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company Price and Consensus

R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company Price and Consensus

R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company price-consensus-chart | R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company Quote

R.R. Donnelley & Sons has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 5.80, compared with 17.20 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of A.

R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company PE Ratio (TTM)

R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company PE Ratio (TTM)

R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company pe-ratio-ttm | R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company Quote

J.Jill, Inc. (JILL): This retailer of women’s apparel has a Zacks Rank #2, and seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 21.1% over the last 60 days.

J.Jill, Inc. Price and Consensus

J.Jill, Inc. Price and Consensus

J.Jill, Inc. price-consensus-chart | J.Jill, Inc. Quote

J.Jill has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 7.78 compared with 36.60 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of A.

J.Jill, Inc. PE Ratio (TTM)

J.Jill, Inc. PE Ratio (TTM)

J.Jill, Inc. pe-ratio-ttm | J.Jill, Inc. Quote

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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