Whether you’re buying day-to-day goods or investing in stocks, price will likely play an important role in your decision-making process. For stocks, the price you pay can ultimately dictate whether you’ll make a good return or incur a loss — especially if you buy an investment near its peak. A good way to gauge value is by using ratios to determine if a stock is a good buy or not.
Three stocks that look like bargains compared to their peers right now are Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ: GILD), Big Lots (NYSE: BIG), and Intel (NASDAQ: INTC). Investors could set themselves up for some great long-term returns by investing in these companies today. Let’s take a closer look at why they are good buys going into next year.