In the latest trading session, Martin Midstream Partners L.P. (MMLP) closed at $1.27, marking no change from the previous day. This move lagged the S&P 500's daily gain of 1.74%. At the same time, the Dow added 1.91%, and the tech-heavy Nasdaq gained 1.88%.
Prior to today's trading, shares of the company had lost 9.29% over the past month. This has lagged the Transportation sector's gain of 2.03% and the S&P 500's loss of 1.86% in that time.
Investors will be hoping for strength from MMLP as it approaches its next earnings release. The company is expected to report EPS of -$0.30, down 400% from the prior-year quarter.
It is also important to note the recent changes to analyst estimates for MMLP. These revisions help to show the ever-changing nature of near-term business trends. As a result, we can interpret positive estimate revisions as a good sign for the company's business outlook.
Our research shows that these estimate changes are directly correlated with near-term stock prices. We developed the Zacks Rank to capitalize on this phenomenon. Our system takes these estimate changes into account and delivers a clear, actionable rating model.
Ranging from #1 (Strong Buy) to #5 (Strong Sell), the Zacks Rank system has a proven, outside-audited track record of outperformance, with #1 stocks returning an average of +25% annually since 1988. Over the past month, the Zacks Consensus EPS estimate remained stagnant. MMLP is holding a Zacks Rank of #3 (Hold) right now.
The Transportation - Shipping industry is part of the Transportation sector. This industry currently has a Zacks Industry Rank of 112, which puts it in the top 45% of all 250+ industries.
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