Tyson Foods (TSN) is a Top-Ranked Value Stock: Should You Buy?

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It doesn't matter your age or experience: taking full advantage of the stock market and investing with confidence are common goals for all investors.

While you may have an investing style you rely on, finding great stocks is made easier with the Zacks Style Scores. These are complementary indicators that rate stocks based on value, growth, and/or momentum characteristics.

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.

Tyson Foods (TSN)

Headquartered in Arkansas, Tyson Foods Inc. was founded in 1935. It is the biggest U.S. chicken company and produces, distributes and markets chicken, beef, pork as well as prepared foods. The company's products are marketed and sold primarily by sales staff to grocery retailers, grocery wholesalers, meat distributors, military commissaries, industrial food processing companies, chain restaurants, international export companies and domestic distributors.

TSN sits at a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold), holds a Value Style Score of A, and has a VGM Score of B. Compared to the Food - Meat Products industry's P/E of 9.9X, shares of Tyson Foods are trading at a forward P/E of 9.8X. TSN also has a PEG Ratio of 1.3, a Price/Cash Flow ratio of 7.5X, and a Price/Sales ratio of 0.6X.

Many value investors pay close attention to a company's earnings as well. For TSN, five analysts revised their earnings estimate upwards in the last 60 days, and the Zacks Consensus Estimate has increased $0.38 to $9.06 per share for 2022. Per share TSN boasts an average earnings surprise of 33.3%.

Investors should take the time to consider TSN for their portfolios due to its solid Zacks Ranks, notable earnings and valuation metrics, and impressive Value and VGM Style Scores.


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