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Why Textron (TXT) is a Top Value Stock for the Long-Term

Taking full advantage of the stock market and investing with confidence are common goals for new and old investors alike.

Many investors also have a go-to methodology that helps guide their buy and sell decisions. One way to find winning stocks based on your preferred way of investing is to use the Zacks Style Scores, which are indicators that rate stocks based on three widely-followed investing types: value, growth, and momentum.

Why Investors Should Pay Attention to This Value Stock

Different than growth or momentum investors, value-focused investors are all about finding good stocks at good prices, and discovering which companies are trading under what their true value is before the broader market catches on. The Value Style Score utilizes ratios like P/E, PEG, Price/Sales, and Price/Cash Flow to help pick out the most attractive and discounted stocks.

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Textron (TXT)

Textron Inc., incorporated in 1923, is a global multi-industry company that manufactures aircraft, automotive engine components and industrial tools. It also offers solutions and services for aircraft, fastening systems, and industrial products and components. Its products include commercial and military helicopters, light- and mid-size business jets, plastic fuel tanks, automotive trim products, golf carts and utility vehicles, turf-car equipment, industrial pumps and gears. It is a commercial finance company in select markets. Textron is known globally for its most recognizable and valuable brand names, such as Bell Helicopter, Cessna Aircraft Company, Jacobsen, Kautex, E-Z-GO and Greenlee.

TXT boasts a Value Style Score of B and VGM Score of B, and holds a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) rating. Shares of Textron are trading at a forward earnings multiple of 15X, as well as a PEG Ratio of 1.5, a Price/Cash Flow ratio of 12.1X, and a Price/Sales ratio of 1.3X.

A company's earnings performance is important for value investors as well. For fiscal 2024, three analysts revised their earnings estimate higher in the last 60 days for TXT, while the Zacks Consensus Estimate has increased $0.25 to $6.27 per share. TXT also holds an average earnings surprise of 13.5%.

Investors should take the time to consider TXT 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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