4 Former Growth Giants That Have Turned Into Stock Bargains

Apple sharesTraditionally, there's been a big split within the investing community between investors who focus on fast-growing companies and those who prefer to concentrate on finding cheap stocks. Often, high-growth companies come with expensive share prices, while the better bargains come from beaten-down companies without big growth prospects.

But recently, the line between growth stocks and value stocks has gotten a lot blurrier. Many well-known companies that have clearly belonged to the high-growth category for years -- or even decades -- now find themselves in the unfamiliar position of being considered as top picks by value-oriented investors.

Let's take a look at some of these stocks to see if they've really changed their spots.

Motley Fool contributor Dan Caplinger owns shares of Apple. The Motley Fool recommends Apple and Intel. The Motley Fool owns shares of Apple, Intel, and Microsoft. Try any of our newsletter services free for 30 days.

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Why isn\'t IBM on this list ???

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