How To Find the Best European Stocks To Buy

European stocks are cheaper than their U.S. counterparts and there are plenty of high-quality companies to choose from. Here's how to find them.

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With the major U.S. stock indices hitting record highs, you may be asking yourself: Is it time to invest abroad? If you aren't, perhaps you should be looking at how to find the best European stocks to buy.

The U.S. stock market currently trades at about 20 times forward earnings. Compare this to the European stock market, which is trading at under 14 times forward earnings, and you can see just how overvalued the U.S. is on a relative basis.

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Coryanne Hicks
Contributing Writer,

Coryanne Hicks is an investing and personal finance journalist specializing in women and millennial investors. Previously, she was a fully licensed financial professional at Fidelity Investments where she helped clients make more informed financial decisions every day. She has ghostwritten financial guidebooks for industry professionals and even a personal memoir. She is passionate about improving financial literacy and believes a little education can go a long way. You can connect with her on Twitter, Instagram or her website,