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Tiziano Frateschi
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Undervalued Stocks With Growing Book Values

Stocks trading with wide margins of safety

March 21, 2017 | About:

The following companies have a growing Book Value per Share over the last 10 years.

Book Value per Share is calculated as (Total Equity – Preferred Stock)/Shares Outstanding (EOP). Theoretically it is what the shareholders will receive if the company is liquidated. Total equity is a balance sheet item and equal to total assets less total liabilities of the company. Because the BV/S may not reflect the company’s true value, some investors check even the tangible book value to confirm their investment ideas.

Book Value per Share (BV/S) of Tandy Leather Factory Inc. (TLF) has grown by 9% over the last 10 years. The price-book (P/B) ratio is 1.3, and the price to tangible book is 1.4.

According to the DCF calculator, the stock is undervalued and is trading with a margin of safety of 27% at $7.75. The price has been as high as $8.26 and as low as $17.96 over the last 52 weeks. It is 6.17% below its 52-week high and 17.96% above its 52-week low. The price-earnings (P/E) ratio is 11.23.

Tandy Leather Factory is a retailer and wholesale distributor of leather and related products including leather, leatherworking tools, buckles and adornments for belts, leather dyes and finishes, saddle and tack hardware and do-it-yourself kits.

Book Value per Share of Atwood Oceanics Inc. (ATW) has grown by 21% over the last 10 years. The P/B ratio and the price to tangible book ratio are 0.2 .

According to the DCF calculator, the stock is undervalued and is trading with a margin of safety of 84% at the $9.16. The price has been as high as $15.37 and as low as $49.67 in the last 52 weeks. It is 40.40% below from its 52-week high and 49.67% above its 52-week low. The P/E ratio is 2.52.

Atwood Oceanics is an offshore drilling contractor, engaged in drilling and completion of exploratory and developmental oil and gas wells.

Arnold Van Den Berg (Trades, Portfolio) is the largest shareholder among the gurus with 2.62% of outstanding shares followed by Joel Greenblatt (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.87%, Chuck Royce (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.31% and Jeremy Grantham (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.14%.

Wipro Ltd. ADR (WIT) has a BV/S that has grown by 18% over the last 10 years. The P/B ratio is 2.4, and the price to tangible book ratio is 3.4.

According to the DCF calculator, the stock is undervalued and trading with a margin of safety of 3% at $10.03. The price has been as high as $13.08 and as low as $9.00 in the last 52 weeks. It is 23.32% below its 52-week high and 11.44% above its 52-week low. The P/E ratio is 14.57.

Wipro is an IT services company. Its IT Services businesses provide IT and IT-enabled services that include IT consulting, custom application design, development, re-engineering and maintenance, systems integration, package implementation and others.

The largest shareholder among the gurus is Ken Fisher (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.08% of outstanding shares followed by Jim Simons (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.06.

The BV/S of Bank Bradesco SA ADR (BBD) has grown by 17% over the last 10 years. The P/B ratio is 1.7, and the price to tangible book ratio is 0.2

According to the DCF calculator, the stock is undervalued and is trading with a margin of safety of 25% at $11.11. It has been as high as $11.24 and as low as $6.10 in the last 52 weeks and is 10.05% below its 52-week high and 65.74% above its 52-week low. The P/E ratio is 10.28.

Bank Bradesco operates as a commercial bank. The company provides banking and financial products and services in Brazil and abroad to individuals, large, mid-sized and small companies and local and international corporations and institutions.

Charles Brandes (Trades, Portfolio) is the largest shareholder among the gurus with 0.01% of outstanding shares.

Book Value per Share of Nicholas Financial Inc. (NICK) has grown by 9% over the last 10 years. The P/B ratio and the price to tangible book ratio are 0.8.

According to the DCF calculator, the stock is undervalued and is trading with a margin of safety of 29% at $10.83. Over the last 52 weeks the price has been as high as $12.50 and as low as $8.56. It is 13.36% below its 52-week high and 26.52% above its 52-week low. The P/E ratio is 9.34.

The company through its subsidiaries is engaged in acquiring and servicing contracts for purchases of new and used automobiles and light trucks and makes direct loans and sells consumer-finance related products.

Simons is the largest shareholder among the gurus with 6.96% of outstanding shares.

The BV/S of Energy Company of Parana ADR (ELP) has grown by 10% over the last 10 years. The current P/B ratio is 0.5, and the price to tangible book ratio is 0.8.

According to the DCF calculator, the stock is undervalued and is trading with a margin of safety of 29% at the price of $11.13 that over the last 52 weeks has been as high as $11.94 and as low as $6.43. It is 6.78% below its 52-week high and 73.09% above its 52-week low. The P/E ratio is 4.94

Energy Company of Parana is engaged in the generation, transmission, distribution and sale of electricity mainly in the Brazilian state of Paranà. It also provides telecommunications and other services.

The largest shareholder among the gurus is Brandes with 0.5% of outstanding shares followed by RS Investment Management (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.24%.

Disclosure: I do not own any shares of any stocks mentioned in this article.

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Tiziano Frateschi
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