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3 Stocks Trading With Low Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratios

These companies could be value opportunities

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Nov 04, 2021
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  • Intel Corp, Bank of Montreal and Canadian Natural Resources Ltd have low trailing 12-month price-to-free-cash-flow ratios.
  • Wall Street recommended positive ratings for these companies.
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If you want to increase your likelihood to unearth value opportunities, one method is to screen the market for stocks with trailing 12-month price-to-free-cash-flow ratios lower than that of the S&P 500 Index, which stands at around 16.42 as of the writing of this article.

Therefore, investors could be interested in the following stocks, as they meet the above criteria and are recommended by sell-side analysts on Wall Street.

Intel Corp

The first stock investors could be interested in is Intel Corp (

INTC, Financial), a Santa Clara, California-based semiconductor company.

Intel Corp’s price-to-free-cash-flow ratio is about 11.82 as of Nov. 3, ranking higher than 391 out of 497 companies that operate in the semiconductors industry.

The free cash flow per share for the trailing 12 months ended in September 2021 stood at $4.23.

Due to a 9.44% increase that took place over the past year, the stock traded at $50.39 per share at close on Wednesday for a market capitalization of $203.17 billion and a 52-week range of $44.55 to $68.49.

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Intel Corp pays dividends in the amount of $0.348 cents per share every quarter. The next payment will be made on Dec. 1.

On Wall Street, the stock has a median recommendation rating of hold with an average target price of approximately $54.55 per share.

Bank of Montreal

The second stock investors could be interested in is Bank of Montreal (

BMO, Financial), a Montreal, Canada-based bank serving consumers and businesses through approximately 1,400 branches and 4,800 automated banking machines across North America.

Bank of Montreal's price-to-free-cash-flow ratio is 5.69 as of Nov. 3, ranking higher than 51.4% of the 1,139 companies that operate in the banks industry.

The company's free cash flow per share for the trailing 12 months ended in July 2021 was $19.91.

Due to a 74.32% increase that occurred over the past year, the stock was trading at $110.62 per share at close on Wednesday for a market capitalization of $71.01 billion and a 52-week range of $60.92 to $112.34.

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Bank of Montreal pays dividends in the amount of 1.06 Canadian dollars ($0.85) per share every quarter. The next payment will be made on Nov. 26.

On Wall Street, the stock has a median recommendation rating of hold with an average target price of $121 per share.

Canadian Natural Resources Ltd

The third stock investors could be interested in is Canadian Natural Resources Ltd (

CNQ, Financial), a Canadian oil and gas explorer and producer.

Canadian Natural Resources Ltd.’s price-to-free-cash-flow ratio is 11.61 as of Nov. 3, ranking higher than 265 out of 602 companies that operate in the oil and gas industry.

The company's free cash flow per share for the trailing 12 months ended in June 2021 was $3.60.

Due to a 154.32% increase that took place over the past year, the stock was trading at $42.47 per share at close on Wednesday for a market capitalization of $50.76 billion and a 52-week range of $16.27 to $43.64.

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Canadian Natural Resources Ltd pays dividends in the amount of C$0.470 per share every quarter. The last payment was made on Oct. 5.

On Wall Street, the stock has a median recommendation rating of overweight and an average target price of $48.88 per share.

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