Why Fortress Transportation and Infrastructure Investors LLC (NYSE:FTAI) Could Be Worth Watching

Fortress Transportation and Infrastructure Investors LLC (NYSE:FTAI), which is in the trade distributors business, and is based in United States, saw a double-digit share price rise of over 10% in the past couple of months on the NYSE. As a stock with high coverage by analysts, you could assume any recent changes in the company’s outlook is already priced into the stock. However, could the stock still be trading at a relatively cheap price? Today I will analyse the most recent data on Fortress Transportation and Infrastructure Investors’s outlook and valuation to see if the opportunity still exists.

Check out our latest analysis for Fortress Transportation and Infrastructure Investors

What is Fortress Transportation and Infrastructure Investors worth?

According to my valuation model, Fortress Transportation and Infrastructure Investors seems to be fairly priced at around 2.1% below my intrinsic value, which means if you buy Fortress Transportation and Infrastructure Investors today, you’d be paying a fair price for it. And if you believe the company’s true value is $16.45, then there isn’t much room for the share price grow beyond what it’s currently trading. So, is there another chance to buy low in the future? Given that Fortress Transportation and Infrastructure Investors’s share is fairly volatile (i.e. its price movements are magnified relative to the rest of the market) this could mean the price can sink lower, giving us an opportunity to buy later on. This is based on its high beta, which is a good indicator for share price volatility.

Can we expect growth from Fortress Transportation and Infrastructure Investors?

NYSE:FTAI Past and Future Earnings, September 21st 2019
NYSE:FTAI Past and Future Earnings, September 21st 2019

Future outlook is an important aspect when you’re looking at buying a stock, especially if you are an investor looking for growth in your portfolio. Although value investors would argue that it’s the intrinsic value relative to the price that matter the most, a more compelling investment thesis would be high growth potential at a cheap price. With profit expected to more than double in the upcoming, the future appears to be extremely bright for Fortress Transportation and Infrastructure Investors. It looks like higher cash flow is on the cards for the stock, which should feed into a higher share valuation.

What this means for you:

Are you a shareholder? FTAI’s optimistic future growth appears to have been factored into the current share price, with shares trading around its fair value. However, there are also other important factors which we haven’t considered today, such as the track record of its management team. Have these factors changed since the last time you looked at the stock? Will you have enough conviction to buy should the price fluctuates below the true value?

Are you a potential investor? If you’ve been keeping tabs on FTAI, now may not be the most advantageous time to buy, given it is trading around its fair value. However, the optimistic prospect is encouraging for the company, which means it’s worth further examining other factors such as the strength of its balance sheet, in order to take advantage of the next price drop.

Price is just the tip of the iceberg. Dig deeper into what truly matters – the fundamentals – before you make a decision on Fortress Transportation and Infrastructure Investors. You can find everything you need to know about Fortress Transportation and Infrastructure Investors in the latest infographic research report. If you are no longer interested in Fortress Transportation and Infrastructure Investors, you can use our free platform to see my list of over 50 other stocks with a high growth potential.

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