As an investor, I look for investments which do 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 Robert Walters plc (LON:RWA), it is a dependable dividend payer that has been able to sustain great financial health over the past. Below is a brief commentary on these key aspects. If you’re interested in understanding beyond my broad commentary, read the full report on Robert Walters here.
Excellent balance sheet established dividend payer
RWA’s ability to maintain an adequate level of cash to meet upcoming liabilities is a good sign for its financial health. This implies that RWA manages its cash and cost levels well, which is a key determinant of the company’s health. RWA seems to have put its debt to good use, generating operating cash levels of 2.7x 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.
RWA is also a dividend company, with ample net income to cover its dividend payout, which has been consistently growing over the past decade, keeping income investors happy.
For Robert Walters, there are three relevant factors you should look at:
- Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for RWA’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for RWA’s outlook.
- Historical Performance: What has RWA’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.
- Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of RWA? 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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