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Are Investors Undervaluing Triton International (TRTN) Right Now?

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Here at Zacks, we focus on our proven ranking system, which places an emphasis on earnings estimates and estimate revisions, to find winning stocks. But we also understand that investors develop their own strategies, so we are constantly looking at the latest trends in value, growth, and momentum to find strong companies for our readers.

Looking at the history of these trends, perhaps none is more beloved than value investing. This strategy simply looks to identify companies that are being undervalued by the broader market. Value investors use a variety of methods, including tried-and-true valuation metrics, to find these stocks.

In addition to the Zacks Rank, investors looking for stocks with specific traits can utilize our Style Scores system. Of course, value investors will be most interested in the system's "Value" category. Stocks with "A" grades for Value and high Zacks Ranks are among the best value stocks available at any given moment.

One stock to keep an eye on is Triton International (TRTN - Free Report) . TRTN is currently sporting a Zacks Rank of #2 (Buy) and an A for Value. The stock holds a P/E ratio of 8.17, while its industry has an average P/E of 12.01. Over the past year, TRTN's Forward P/E has been as high as 8.80 and as low as 4.63, with a median of 7.61.

Finally, we should also recognize that TRTN has a P/CF ratio of 3.73. This data point considers a firm's operating cash flow and is frequently used to find companies that are undervalued when considering their solid cash outlook. This company's current P/CF looks solid when compared to its industry's average P/CF of 4.93. TRTN's P/CF has been as high as 3.73 and as low as 1.66, with a median of 2.70, all within the past year.

These are only a few of the key metrics included in Triton International's strong Value grade, but they help show that the stock is likely undervalued right now. When factoring in the strength of its earnings outlook, TRTN looks like an impressive value stock at the moment.


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