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3 Low Price-Book Ratio Stocks

These companies could be value investing opportunities

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Nov 18, 2021
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  • TotalEnergies SE, Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. and Kimco Realty Corp have market caps exceeding $10 billion and price-book ratios of 1.5 or less.
  • Wall Street also likes these stocks.
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Screening for stocks with market capitalizations exceeding $10 billion and price-book ratios below 1.5 could help value investors to discover more opportunities among U.S.-listed equities. Thus, value investors may want to consider the following stocks, as they match the criteria above and are recommended by Wall Street.

TotalEnergies SE

The first company to consider is TotalEnergies SE (

TTE, Financial), a Paris, France-based integrated oil and gas operator with 15,500 service stations and almost 12,500 million barrels of equivalent oil in combined proved oil and gas reserves.

The stock traded around $49.13 at close on Nov. 17 for a market cap of approximately $129.87 billion and a price-book ratio of approximately 1.18. TotalEnergies SE's book value per share for the quarter that ended in Sept. 2021 was $41.67.

The share price has risen by 19.22% over the past year for a 52-week range of $40.10 to $52.56.

GuruFocus assigned a score of 5 out of 10 to both the financial strength rating and the profitability rating of the company.

On Wall Street, the stock has a median recommendation rating of overweight and an average target price of $60.42 per share.

Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd.

The second company to consider is Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. (

TAK, Financial), a Tokyo-based manufacturer of specialty generic drugs.

The stock traded around $14.05 per share at close on Nov. 17 for a market capitalization of $44.20 billion and a price-book ratio of 0.915. Takeda Pharmaceutical Co's book value per share for the quarter that ended in Sept. 2021 was $15.36.

The stock price has decreased by 19.5% over the past year for a 52-week range of $13.81 to $19.97.

GuruFocus assigned a score of 4 out of 10 to the financial strength rating and 6 out of 10 to the profitability rating of the company.

On Wall Street, the stock has a median recommendation rating of overweight and an average target price of $19.02 per share.

Kimco Realty Corp

The third company to consider is Kimco Realty Corp (

KIM, Financial), a Jericho, New York-based real estate investment trust company focusing on U.S. shopping centers and mixed-use assets, which are mainly located in the top major metropolitan markets.

The stock traded at around $23.83 per share on Nov. 17 for a market capitalization of around $14.69 billion and a price-book ratio of 1.48. Kimco Realty's book value per share for the quarter that ended in Sept. 2021 was $16.08.

The stock has risen 59.1% over the past year, determining a 52-week range of $14.03 to $24.95.

GuruFocus assigned a score of 4 out of 10 to the financial strength rating and 6 out of 10 to the profitability rating of the company.

On Wall Street, the stock has a median recommendation rating of overweight and an average target price of $25.28 per share.

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