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The following is a list of small cap stocks, with market caps between than $150M to $500M.

All of these stocks are deeply undervalued when comparing the following ratios to their competitors:

  • Most Recent Quarter Price to Earnings Ratio
  • PEG Ratio
  • Most Recent Quarter Price to Cashflow

We're not going to go into detailed analysis for each company. The goal here is to give value-oriented investors a starting point for their own analysis.

Valuation data and industry comps sourced from Fidelity, short float and performance data sourced from Finviz.

The list has been sorted alphabetically by company name.

1. Almost Family Inc. (AFAM): Home Health Care Industry. Market cap of $357.03M. MRQ P/E ratio at 11.25 vs. industry average at 18.04. PEG at 0.73 vs. industry average at 1.24. MRQ Price/Cashflow ratio at 10.18 vs. industry average at 12.92. Short float at 6.95%, which implies a short ratio of 6.84 days. The stock has gained 3.18% over the last year.

2. China Security & Surveillance Technology, Inc. (CSR): Security & Protection Services Industry. Market cap of $417.88M. MRQ P/E ratio at 3.64 vs. industry average at 12.62. PEG at 0.28 vs. industry average at 1.03. MRQ Price/Cashflow ratio at 3.3 vs. industry average at 8.19. Short float at 14.39%, which implies a short ratio of 9.44 days. The stock has lost -36.59% over the last year.

3. Excel Maritime Carriers, Ltd. (EXM): Shipping Industry. Market cap of $419.58M. MRQ P/E ratio at 2.23 vs. industry average at 18. PEG at 0.3 vs. industry average at 2.03. MRQ Price/Cashflow ratio at 1.29 vs. industry average at 12.12. Short float at 4.72%, which implies a short ratio of 2.56 days. The stock has lost -5.58% over the last year.

4. Green Plains Renewable Energy, Inc. (GPRE): Specialty Chemicals Industry. Market cap of $413.62M. MRQ P/E ratio at 12.27 vs. industry average at 15.17. PEG at 0.52 vs. industry average at 0.96. MRQ Price/Cashflow ratio at 5.25 vs. industry average at 15.75. Short float at 8.46%, which implies a short ratio of 6.18 days. The stock has lost -18.25% over the last year.

5. Hawaiian Holdings Inc. (HA): Regional Airlines Industry. Market cap of $360.78M. MRQ P/E ratio at 1.31 vs. industry average at 3.6. PEG at 0.84 vs. industry average at 2.67. MRQ Price/Cashflow ratio at 1.05 vs. industry average at 10.99. Short float at 8.72%, which implies a short ratio of 7.28 days. The stock has lost -8.02% over the last year.

6. Healthways Inc. (HWAY): Specialized Health Services Industry. Market cap of $483.77M. MRQ P/E ratio at 7.68 vs. industry average at 18.04. PEG at 1.02 vs. industry average at 1.24. MRQ Price/Cashflow ratio at 4.1 vs. industry average at 12.92. Short float at 5.13%, which implies a short ratio of 7.3 days. The stock has lost -13.92% over the last year.

7. Himax Technologies, Inc. (HIMX): Semiconductor Industry. Market cap of $470.8M. MRQ P/E ratio at 9.36 vs. industry average at 14.7. PEG at 0.92 vs. industry average at 1.58. MRQ Price/Cashflow ratio at 7.76 vs. industry average at 11.05. Short float at 0.15%, which implies a short ratio of 0.64 days. The stock has lost -1.13% over the last year.

8. LoopNet, Inc. (LOOP): Property Management Industry. Market cap of $381.1M. MRQ P/E ratio at 17.59 vs. industry average at 23.86. PEG at 1.47 vs. industry average at 1.99. MRQ Price/Cashflow ratio at 14.31 vs. industry average at 17.16. Short float at 2.59%, which implies a short ratio of 5.52 days. The stock has gained 21.54% over the last year.

9. Mistras Group, Inc. (MG): Technical Services Industry. Market cap of $402.57M. MRQ P/E ratio at 17.98 vs. industry average at 26.54. PEG at 1.51 vs. industry average at 2.01. MRQ Price/Cashflow ratio at 9.77 vs. industry average at 14.95. Short float at 2.56%, which implies a short ratio of 5.54 days. The stock has gained 4.28% over the last year.

10. Nanometrics Incorporated (NANO): Scientific & Technical Instruments Industry. Market cap of $440.84M. MRQ P/E ratio at 3.93 vs. industry average at 14.7. PEG at 0.36 vs. industry average at 1.58. MRQ Price/Cashflow ratio at 3.57 vs. industry average at 11.05. Short float at 8.75%, which implies a short ratio of 2.99 days. The stock has gained 103.28% over the last year.

11. Photronics Inc. (PLAB): Semiconductor Industry. Market cap of $495.56M. MRQ P/E ratio at 11.83 vs. industry average at 14.7. PEG at 1.41 vs. industry average at 1.58. MRQ Price/Cashflow ratio at 3.6 vs. industry average at 11.05. Short float at 8.11%, which implies a short ratio of 6.01 days. The stock has gained 103.1% over the last year.

12. Rudolph Technologies Inc. (RTEC): Scientific & Technical Instruments Industry. Market cap of $365.18M. MRQ P/E ratio at 9.72 vs. industry average at 14.7. PEG at 0.9 vs. industry average at 1.58. MRQ Price/Cashflow ratio at 9.56 vs. industry average at 11.05. Short float at 2.59%, which implies a short ratio of 2.7 days. The stock has gained 27.38% over the last year.

13. Standex International Corp. (SXI): Industrial Equipment & Components Industry. Market cap of $406.75M. MRQ P/E ratio at 11.29 vs. industry average at 14.22. PEG at 1.01 vs. industry average at 1.22. MRQ Price/Cashflow ratio at 8 vs. industry average at 12.19. Short float at 1.92%, which implies a short ratio of 6.11 days. The stock has gained 34.46% over the last year.

14. Volcom Inc. (VLCM): Apparel Footwear & Accessories Industry. Market cap of $446.21M. MRQ P/E ratio at 8.52 vs. industry average at 19.83. PEG at 1.13 vs. industry average at 2.09. MRQ Price/Cashflow ratio at 7.49 vs. industry average at 15.78. Short float at 11.73%, which implies a short ratio of 23.47 days. The stock has gained 16.06% over the last year.

15. Zep, Inc. (ZEP): Cleaning Products Industry. Market cap of $374.99M. MRQ P/E ratio at 19.76 vs. industry average at 118.09. PEG at 1.02 vs. industry average at 4.78. MRQ Price/Cashflow ratio at 10.97 vs. industry average at 16.58. Short float at 2.69%, which implies a short ratio of 7.59 days. The stock has lost -22.8% over the last year.

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