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Is EURODRY LTD (EDRY) a Great Value Stock Right Now?

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While the proven Zacks Rank places an emphasis on earnings estimates and estimate revisions to find strong stocks, we also know that investors tend to develop their own individual strategies. With this in mind, we are always looking at value, growth, and momentum trends to discover great companies.

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 fundamental analysis and traditional valuation metrics to find stocks that they believe are being undervalued by the market at large.

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 company value investors might notice is EURODRY LTD (EDRY - Free Report) . EDRY is currently sporting a Zacks Rank of #2 (Buy), as well as a Value grade of A. The stock has a Forward P/E ratio of 2.79. This compares to its industry's average Forward P/E of 6.67. EDRY's Forward P/E has been as high as 3.23 and as low as -5.98, with a median of -1.09, all within the past year.

Value investors also use the P/S ratio. The P/S ratio is is calculated as price divided by sales. This is a prefered metric because revenue can't really be manipulated, so sales are often a truer performance indicator. EDRY has a P/S ratio of 0.88. This compares to its industry's average P/S of 1.21.

Value investors will likely look at more than just these metrics, but the above data helps show that EURODRY LTD is likely undervalued currently. And when considering the strength of its earnings outlook, EDRY sticks out at as one of the market's strongest value stocks.


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