An Examination Of La-Z-Boy Incorporated (NYSE:LZB)

Attractive stocks have exceptional fundamentals. In the case of La-Z-Boy Incorporated (NYSE:LZB), there’s is a well-regarded dividend-paying company that has been able to sustain great financial health over the past. Below, I’ve touched on some key aspects you should know on a high level. For those interested in understanding where the figures come from and want to see the analysis, take a look at the report on La-Z-Boy here.

Flawless balance sheet average dividend payer

LZB is financially robust, with ample cash on hand and short-term investments to meet upcoming liabilities. This implies that LZB manages its cash and cost levels well, which is a crucial insight into the health of the company. Looking at LZB’s capital structure, the company has no debt on its balance sheet. This implies that the company is running its operations purely on off equity funding. which is typically normal for a small-cap company. Therefore the company has plenty of headroom to grow, and the ability to raise debt should it need to in the future.

NYSE:LZB Historical Debt, August 13th 2019
NYSE:LZB Historical Debt, August 13th 2019

For those seeking income streams from their portfolio, LZB is a robust dividend payer as well. Over the past decade, the company has consistently increased its dividend payout, reaching a yield of 1.6%.

NYSE:LZB Historical Dividend Yield, August 13th 2019
NYSE:LZB Historical Dividend Yield, August 13th 2019

Next Steps:

For La-Z-Boy, there are three relevant aspects you should further examine:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for LZB’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for LZB’s outlook.
  2. Historical Performance: What has LZB’s returns been like over the past? Go into more detail in the past track record analysis and take a look at the free visual representations of our analysis for more clarity.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of LZB? 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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