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Here's Why RPM International (RPM) is a Strong Value Stock

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RPM International (RPM)

RPM International Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufacture and market high-performance coatings, sealants and specialty chemicals, primarily for maintenance and improvement applications.

RPM sits at a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold), holds a Value Style Score of B, and has a VGM Score of A. Compared to the Paints and Related Products industry's P/E of 24.3X, shares of RPM International are trading at a forward P/E of 21.6X. RPM also has a PEG Ratio of 1.6, a Price/Cash Flow ratio of 18.8X, and a Price/Sales ratio of 1.9X.

Many value investors pay close attention to a company's earnings as well. For RPM, three analysts revised their earnings estimate upwards in the last 60 days, and the Zacks Consensus Estimate has increased $0.01 to $5.01 per share for 2024. Per share RPM boasts an average earnings surprise of 8.3%.

RPM should be on investors' short lists because of its impressive earnings and valuation fundamentals, a good Zacks Rank, and strong Value and VGM Style Scores.

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