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Are You a Value Investor? This 1 Stock Could Be the Perfect Pick

Taking full advantage of the stock market and investing with confidence are common goals for new and old investors alike.

Many investors also have a go-to methodology that helps guide their buy and sell decisions. One way to find winning stocks based on your preferred way of investing is to use the Zacks Style Scores, which are indicators that rate stocks based on three widely-followed investing types: value, growth, and momentum.

Why Investors Should Pay Attention to This Value Stock

Value investors love finding good stocks at good prices, especially before the broader market catches on to a stock's true value. Utilizing ratios like P/E, PEG, Price/Sales, and Price/Cash Flow, the Value Style Score identifies the most attractive and most discounted stocks.

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Masco (MAS)

Headquartered in Taylor, MI, Masco Corporation manufactures, sells and installs home improvement and building products. Masco operates through the following two business segments:

MAS is a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) stock, with a Value Style Score of B and VGM Score of A. Shares are currently trading at a forward P/E of 18.1X for the current fiscal year compared to the Building Products - Miscellaneous industry's P/E of 18.8X. Additionally, MAS has a PEG Ratio of 2.1 and a Price/Cash Flow ratio of 16.3X. Value investors should also note MAS' Price/Sales ratio of 2.1X.

A company's earnings performance is important for value investors as well. For fiscal 2024, five analysts revised their earnings estimate higher in the last 60 days for MAS, while the Zacks Consensus Estimate has increased $0.12 to $4.10 per share. MAS also holds an average earnings surprise of 23.4%.

MAS should be on investors' short lists because of its impressive earnings and valuation fundamentals, a good Zacks Rank, and strong Value and VGM Style Scores.

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