BOSTON ( The Street Ratings) -- Ford (F - Get Report), Hewlett-Packard (HPQ - Get Report) and Marathon Oil (MRO - Get Report) are stocks that have fallen enough that they've become attractive to some investors.But be careful -- they may be so-called value traps. A value trap is a label for a stock or industry that's cheap based on metrics that analysts follow, thereby raising their allure, yet have declined for a more fundamental reason unbeknownst to investors. So someone who buys a value trap could lose money instead of capitalizing on an expected rebound.
Beware of 'Value Traps' Ford, HP, SanDisk
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