NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Are there undervalued stocks out there? TheStreet's Gregg Greenberg talked with James Barksdale, portfolio manager for the EIC Value Fund, about some that could be worth the investment.
Tech giant Microsoft (MSFT - Get Report) could be considered undervalued, despite its recent run into the mid-$30 range, Barksdale pointed out. It's a stock that people have "loved to hate" in the past, he noted.
Barksdale added that the bank has an excellent management team and is rather conservative, keeping derivatives off its balance sheet, unlike most banks. At just 12 times earnings, the stock also seems somewhat undervalued.Finally, despite the large run health care stocks have seen this year, C.R. Bard (BCR - Get Report) is one of his picks. While admitting he's unsure about the short-term movement, Barksdale is confident this company will be a winner over the long haul. While there may be some headwinds over the next year, this company has proved to be managed well. "Long term, they've known how to reinvest capital