Traditionally, tech investors look for growth stories. In this video, Andrew Tonner does just that, using a screen to identify five tech companies that are cheap value stocks. More importantly, you'll also learn something about why it's not enough to look at a low P/E ratio to see whether a value stock is really worth investing in. Western Digital, for example, was influenced by flooding in Thailand, which helped keep its prices high over the past 12 months. Its price structure may not continue once Thailand comes back online. Dig into the details before buying.

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