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6 Transportation Stocks With Low Price-Sales Ratios

According to the GuruFocus All-In-One Screener, a Premium feature, the following companies were trading with low price-sales ratios as of March 23.

AerCap Holdings

AerCap Holdings (AER) was trading around $18.51 per share with a price-sales ratio of 0.54 and a price-earnings ratio of 2.19.


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The company, which leases aircrafts, has a market cap of $2.44 billion. The stock has risen at an annualized rate of 5.28% over the past decade.

The discounted cash flow calculator gives the company a fair value of $240, suggesting it is undervalued with a 92% margin of safety, while the Peter Lynch value gives the stock a fair price of $95.96.

The company's largest guru shareholder is Donald Smith (Trades, Portfolio) with 3.91% of outstanding shares, followed by David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio)'s Greenlight Capital with 2.43% and Pioneer Investments (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.63%.

Covenant Transportation Group

As of Monday, Covenant Transportation Group Inc. (CVTI) was trading around $9.30 per share with a price-sales ratio of 0.19 and a price-earnings ratio of 20.22.

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The truckload transportation and freight brokerage services company has a market cap of $172 million. The stock has risen at an annualized rate of 9.45% over the past 10 years.

The DCF calculator gives the stock a fair value of $4.92, suggesting it is overpriced by 89%.

With 2.15% of outstanding shares, HOTCHKIS & WILEY is the company's largest guru shareholder, followed by Jim Simons (Trades, Portfolio)' Renaissance Technologies with 0.24%.

Greenbrier Companies

Greenbrier Companies Inc. (GBX) was trading around $14.81 on Monday with a price-sales ratio of 0.15 and a price-earnings ratio of 8.09.

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The manufacturer of railroad equipment has a market cap of $482 million. The stock has risen at an annualized rate of 6.36% over the past decade.

The DCF calculator gives the company a fair value of $19.58, suggesting it is undervalued with a 24% margin of safety.

The company's largest guru shareholder is Robert Olstein (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.86% of outstanding shares, followed by HOTCHKIS & WILEY with 0.72% and Simons' firm with 0.39%.

Matson

Matson Inc. (MATX) was trading around $30.91 with a price-sales ratio of 0.61 and a price-earnings ratio of 16.10.

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The provider of logistic services and sea transportation has a market cap of $1.33 billion. The stock has climbed at an annualized rate of 9.38% over the past 10 years.

The DCF calculator gives the company a fair value of $49.50, suggesting it is undervalued with a 37.56% margin of safety.

Some notable guru shareholders are the PRIMECAP Management (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.7% of outstanding shares, Simons' firm with 0.09% and Ray Dalio (Trades, Portfolio)'s Bridgewater Associates with 0.02%.

P.A.M. Transportation Services

P.A.M. Transportation Services Inc. (PTSI) was trading around $22.50 with a price-sales ratio of 0.26 and a price-earnings ratio of 17.31.

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The company transports general commodities with truckload van carriers and has a market cap of $129 million. The stock has risen at an annualized rate of 6.48% over the past decade.

The DCF calculator gives the company a fair value of $13.91, suggesting it is overpriced by 61%. The Peter Lynch earnings line gives the stock a fair price of $19.50.

The company's largest guru shareholder is Simons' firm with 6.70% of outstanding shares.

Trinity Industries

Trinity Industries Inc. (TRN) were trading around $16.18 on Monday with a price-sales ratio of 0.68 and a price-earnings ratio of 15.12.

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The provider of services to the transportation industry has a market cap of $1.94 billion. The stock has climbed at an annualized rate of 10.82% over the past decade.

The DCF calculator gives the company a fair value of $11.77, suggesting it is overpriced with a 37% margin of safety.

With 20.29% of outstanding shares, Jeff Ubben (Trades, Portfolio)'s ValueAct Holdings is the company's largest guru shareholder, followed by Leon Cooperman (Trades, Portfolio)'s Omega Advisors with 2.31% and the NWQ Managers (Trades, Portfolio) with 1.36%.

Disclosure: I do not own any stocks mentioned.

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