Why Mondi plc (LON:MNDI) Could Be Your Next Investment

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Mondi plc (LON:MNDI) is a stock with outstanding fundamental characteristics. When we build an investment case, we need to look at the stock with a holistic perspective. In the case of MNDI, it is a financially-sound , dividend-paying company with an impressive track record of performance. In the following section, I expand a bit more on these key aspects. If you’re interested in understanding beyond my broad commentary, read the full report on Mondi here.

Outstanding track record with adequate balance sheet and pays a dividend

In the previous year, MNDI has ramped up its bottom line by 23%, with its latest earnings level surpassing its average level over the last five years. The strong earnings growth is reflected in impressive double-digit 23% return to shareholders, which is what investors like to see! MNDI is financially robust, with ample cash on hand and short-term investments to meet upcoming liabilities. This suggests prudent control over cash and cost by management, which is an important determinant of the company’s health. MNDI appears to have made good use of debt, producing operating cash levels of 0.67x total debt in the prior year. This is a strong indication that debt is reasonably met with cash generated.

LSE:MNDI Income Statement, July 12th 2019
LSE:MNDI Income Statement, July 12th 2019

For those seeking income streams from their portfolio, MNDI is a robust dividend payer as well. Over the past decade, the company has consistently increased its dividend payout, reaching a yield of 3.9%.

LSE:MNDI Historical Dividend Yield, July 12th 2019
LSE:MNDI Historical Dividend Yield, July 12th 2019

Next Steps:

For Mondi, I’ve put together three fundamental aspects you should look at:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for MNDI’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for MNDI’s outlook.
  2. Valuation: What is MNDI worth today? Is the stock undervalued, even when its growth outlook is factored into its intrinsic value? The intrinsic value infographic in our free research report helps visualize whether MNDI is currently mispriced by the market.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of MNDI? 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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