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Looking for Value? Why It Might Be Time to Try Navios Maritime (NMM)

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Value investing is always a very popular strategy, and for good reason. After all, who doesn’t want to find stocks that have low PEs, solid outlooks, and decent dividends?

Fortunately for investors looking for this combination, we have identified a strong candidate which may be an impressive value; Navios Maritime Partners L.P. NMM.

Navios Maritime in Focus

NMM may be an interesting play thanks to its forward PE of 4.1, its P/S ratio of 0.9, and its decent dividend yield of 6.8%. These factors suggest that Navios Maritime is a pretty good value pick, as investors have to pay a relatively low level for each dollar of earnings, and that NMM has decent revenue metrics to back up its earnings.

Navios Maritime Partners LP PE Ratio (TTM)

Navios Maritime Partners LP PE Ratio (TTM) | Navios Maritime Partners LP Quote

But before you think that Navios Maritime is just a pure value play, it is important to note that it has been seeing solid activity on the earnings estimate front as well. For current year earnings, the consensus has gone up by 22.7% in the past 60 days, thanks to three upward revisions in the past two months compared to none lowers.

This estimate strength is actually enough to push NMM to a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), suggesting it is poised to outperform. You can see the complete list of today’s Zacks #1 Rank stocks here.

So really, Navios Maritime is looking great from a number of angles thanks to its PE below 20, a P/S ratio below one, and a strong Zacks Rank, meaning that this company could be a great choice for value investors at this time.

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