How Kerry Properties Limited (HKG:683) Could Add Value To Your Portfolio

I’ve been keeping an eye on Kerry Properties Limited (HKG:683) because I’m attracted to its fundamentals. Looking at the company as a whole, as a potential stock investment, I believe 683 has a lot to offer. Basically, it is a well-regarded dividend-paying company that has been able to sustain great financial health over the past. Below is a brief commentary 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 Kerry Properties here.

Excellent balance sheet established dividend payer

683’s strong financial health means that all of its upcoming liability payments are able to be met by its current cash and short-term investment holdings. This implies that 683 manages its cash and cost levels well, which is a key determinant of the company’s health. 683 appears to have made good use of debt, producing operating cash levels of 0.45x total debt in the prior year. This is a strong indication that debt is reasonably met with cash generated.

SEHK:683 Historical Debt, August 19th 2019
SEHK:683 Historical Debt, August 19th 2019

For those seeking income streams from their portfolio, 683 is a robust dividend payer as well. Over the past decade, the company has consistently increased its dividend payout, reaching a yield of 4.7%.

SEHK:683 Historical Dividend Yield, August 19th 2019
SEHK:683 Historical Dividend Yield, August 19th 2019

Next Steps:

For Kerry Properties, there are three important aspects you should further examine:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for 683’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for 683’s outlook.
  2. Historical Performance: What has 683’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 683? 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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