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A Look At Pangaea Logistics Solutions, Ltd.'s (NASDAQ:PANL) Exceptional Fundamentals

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Pangaea Logistics Solutions, Ltd. (NASDAQ:PANL) is a stock with outstanding fundamental characteristics. When we build an investment case, we need to look at the stock with a holistic perspective. In the case of PANL, it is a financially-robust company with an impressive track record and a excellent future outlook. Below, I've touched on some key aspects you should know on a high level. For those interested in digger a bit deeper into my commentary, read the full report on Pangaea Logistics Solutions here.

Undervalued with reasonable growth potential

PANL delivered a satisfying double-digit returns of 5.8% in the most recent year Unsurprisingly, PANL surpassed the industry return of 4.1%, which gives us more confidence of the company's capacity to drive earnings going forward.

NasdaqCM:PANL Past and Future Earnings, June 5th 2019

PANL's ability to maintain an adequate level of cash to meet upcoming liabilities is a good sign for its financial health. This implies that PANL manages its cash and cost levels well, which is a key determinant of the company’s health. PANL appears to have made good use of debt, producing operating cash levels of 0.28x total debt in the prior year. This is a strong indication that debt is reasonably met with cash generated.

NasdaqCM:PANL Historical Debt, June 5th 2019

Next Steps:

For Pangaea Logistics Solutions, I've put together three pertinent aspects you should further examine:

  1. Valuation: What is PANL worth today? Is the stock undervalued, even when its growth outlook is factored into its intrinsic value? The intrinsic value infographic in our free research report helps visualize whether PANL is currently mispriced by the market.
  2. Dividend Income vs Capital Gains: Does PANL return gains to shareholders through reinvesting in itself and growing earnings, or redistribute a decent portion of earnings as dividends? Our historical dividend yield visualization quickly tells you what your can expect from PANL as an investment.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of PANL? Explore our interactive list of stocks with large potential to get an idea of what else is out there you may be missing!

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