Does The Data Make China Futex Holdings Limited (HKG:8506) An Attractive Investment?

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As an investor, I look for investments which does not compromise one fundamental factor for another. By this I mean, I look at stocks holistically, from their financial health to their future outlook. In the case of China Futex Holdings Limited (HKG:8506), it is a company that has been able to sustain great financial health, trading at an attractive share price. In the following section, I expand a bit more on these key aspects. For those interested in understanding where the figures come from and want to see the analysis, read the full report on China Futex Holdings here.

Undervalued with excellent balance sheet

8506’s ability to maintain an adequate level of cash to meet upcoming liabilities is a good sign for its financial health. This suggests prudent control over cash and cost by management, which is a key determinant of the company’s health. 8506 seems to have put its debt to good use, generating operating cash levels of 0.47x total debt in the most recent year. This is also a good indication as to whether debt is properly covered by the company’s cash flows. 8506’s share price is trading at below its true value, meaning that the market sentiment for the stock is currently bearish. According to my intrinsic value of the stock, which is driven by analyst consensus forecast of 8506’s earnings, investors now have the opportunity to buy into the stock to reap capital gains. Compared to the rest of the machinery industry, 8506 is also trading below its peers, relative to earnings generated. This supports the theory that 8506 is potentially underpriced.

SEHK:8506 Price Estimation Relative to Market, July 3rd 2019
SEHK:8506 Price Estimation Relative to Market, July 3rd 2019

Next Steps:

For China Futex Holdings, I’ve put together three fundamental aspects you should further examine:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for 8506’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for 8506’s outlook.
  2. Historical Performance: What has 8506’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 8506? 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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