More in Best Value Stocks for 2013
Mid cap stocks often offer a good balance between safety and potential returns. These stocks have greater liquidity than the small cap stocks and as a result a greater participation from funds of all types. This means that any undervaluation tends to be low and seldom persists.
In this screen I have picked the best investments in mid cap stocks with market values between $0.63 B and $2.31 B. Many of these stocks also offer good dividends for income oriented investor. The screen is primarily for value with earnings growth being a secondary concern. Interested investors should review the stock(s) deeper for more research before allocating any capital to them.
An Excel sheet with more data is attached to this article at the bottom and can be downloaded at your convenience.
|Symbol||Company Name||Market Cap||P/E Last Year Actual||Price/Book||PEG|
|TWGP||TOWER GROUP INC||$825.5M||8.1||0.81||0.15|
|BRKS||BROOKS AUTOMATION INC||$700.3M||8||1.35||0.16|
|THG||HANOVER INSURANCE GROUP INC (THE)||$1.6B||13.3||0.64||0.1|
|BGC||GENERAL CABLE CORP.||$1.3B||10.9||0.91||0.33|
|AAWW||ATLAS AIR WORLDWIDE HOLDINGS INC.||$1.0B||6.7||0.93||0.28|
|CKH||SEACOR HOLDINGS INC||$2.0B||8.1||1.08||0.28|
|FAF||FIRST AMERICAN FINANCIAL CORP||$1.4B||10.8||0.68||0.29|
|TECD||TECH DATA CORP||$2.1B||11.7||1.06||0.74|
|ESL||ESTERLINE TECHNOLOGIES CORP.||$1.7B||11.5||1.09||0.68|
|ICON||ICONIX BRAND GROUP INC||$1.3B||11.6||1.07||0.93|
|KCG||KNIGHT CAPITAL GROUP INC||$1.2B||11.1||0.83||0.99|
|BRS||BRISTOW GROUP INC||$1.7B||14.4||1.14||0.42|
|HELE||HELEN OF TROY LTD||$965.8M||10.2||1.33||0.9|
|WMS||WMS INDUSTRIES INC.||$1.2B||12.1||1.39||0.84|
This list is well represented with businesses in a variety of sectors and industries and can form a good basis for further diligence for investors looking for stocks to buy as part of a well diversified portfolio. Some of these stocks will make it to the Value Stock Guide watch list, and few might even become part of the Value Stock Guide portfolio that our members have access to.