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Best Stocks Under $5 for September 2021

Sep 4, 2021

Our Current Picks of the Best Stocks Under $5 Including Stock Price Targets

August 2021 was a month of awesome returns for small cap stocks. Here are our 5 best stocks under $5 for the month of September 2021. Don’t brush these picks off as merely penny stocks. Each of the companies below has relative value that has yet to be unlocked by the market.

All companies were identified using the Simple Investing Success stock screener, which scans for companies meeting our simple criteria of cheap and good using a few simple pricing multiples.

Top Picks for September 2021

  • TrueCar (TRUE)
  • Target Hospital Corp (TH)
  • DHI Group (DHX)
  • Comscore Inc. (SCOR)
  • Carroll’s Restaurant Group (TAST)

Let’s take a closer look at each company.

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TrueCar (TRUE)

  • Earnings Yield: 12.87%
  • 52-week range: $3.66 – $6.25
  • Analyst Price target: $7.21

TrueCar operates as an internet-based IT and communication services company in the US, through it’s platform on the TrueCar website and mobile applications. The company platform enables users to obtain market-based pricing data on new and used cars, and to connect with its network of certified dealers. TrueCar also provides services to financial institutions and large enterprises through it’s platform as well.


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Target Hospitality Corp (TH)

  • Earnings Yield: 13.12%
  • 52-week range: $0.82 – $4.70
  • Analyst Price target: $6.78

Target Hospitality Corp. operates as a specialty rental and hospitality services company in the US providing specialty rentals, culinary services, and additional housing related solutions such as site design, construction, operations, security and housekeeping.


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DHI Group (DHX)

  • Earnings Yield: 17.83%
  • 52-week range: $1.66 – $4.55
  • Analyst Price Target: $7.02

DHI Group provides data, insights, and employment connections through specialized services for technology professionals in the US, the UK and several locations internationally. The company operates Dice (offers job postings of technology and non-technology companies for industries, such as positions for software engineers, big data professionals, systems administrators) and eFinancialCareers (a financial services careers Website for financial services industry professionals.

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ComScore Inc. (SCOR)

  • Earnings Yield: 11.53%
  • 52-week range: $1.80 – $5.25
  • Analyst Price Target: $7.19

ComScore operates as an information / analytics business that measures advertising, consumer behavior, and audiences across media platforms. The company offers ratings and planning products and services, including Media Metrix Multi-Platform and Mobile Metrix, which measure websites and apps; Video Metrix which measures digital video consumption; and Plan Metrix, which offers an understanding of consumer lifestyle. The company’s ratings and planning products and services also include television data augmentation.


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Carroll’s Restaurant Group (TAST)

  • Earnings Yield: 13.63%
  • 52-week range: $3.79 – $8.09
  • Analyst Price Target: $8.21

Carrols Restaurant Group, through its subsidiaries, operates as a Burger King and Popeyes franchisee in the US. As of January 2021, it operated 1,009 Burger King restaurants and 65 Popeyes restaurants across 23 US states.

Be sure to add these picks to your Robinhood Watch List (or other broker) and if you haven’t done so already, check in on the performance of our Current Portfolio. Keep it simple and always do your due diligence.