Should Sterling Construction Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:STRL) Be Your Next Stock Pick?

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Attractive stocks have exceptional fundamentals. In the case of Sterling Construction Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:STRL), there’s is a company with a a strong history of performance, trading at a great value. Below is a brief commentary on these key aspects. For those interested in digger a bit deeper into my commentary, take a look at the report on Sterling Construction Company here.

Good value with proven track record

STRL delivered a satisfying double-digit returns of 7.7% in the most recent year Unsurprisingly, STRL surpassed the industry return of 5.2%, which gives us more confidence of the company’s capacity to drive earnings going forward. STRL’s share price is trading at below its true value, meaning that the market sentiment for the stock is currently bearish. Investors have the opportunity to buy into the stock to reap capital gains, if STRL’s projected earnings trajectory does follow analyst consensus growth, which determines my intrinsic value of the company. Also, relative to the rest of its peers with similar levels of earnings, STRL’s share price is trading below the group’s average. This bolsters the proposition that STRL’s price is currently discounted.

NasdaqGS:STRL Income Statement, June 3rd 2019
NasdaqGS:STRL Income Statement, June 3rd 2019

Next Steps:

For Sterling Construction Company, there are three pertinent aspects you should further examine:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for STRL’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for STRL’s outlook.
  2. Financial Health: Are STRL’s operations financially sustainable? Balance sheets can be hard to analyze, which is why we’ve done it for you. Check out our financial health checks here.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of STRL? Explore our interactive list of stocks with large potential to get an idea of what else is out there you may be missing!

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