Why Vistar Holdings Limited (HKG:8535) Could Be Your Next Investment

Vistar Holdings Limited (HKG:8535) 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 8535, it is a company that has been able to sustain great financial health, trading at an attractive share price. Below is a brief commentary on these key aspects. For those interested in digging a bit deeper into my commentary, take a look at the report on Vistar Holdings here.

Undervalued with excellent balance sheet

8535’s ability to maintain an adequate level of cash to meet upcoming liabilities is a good sign for its financial health. This implies that 8535 manages its cash and cost levels well, which is a key determinant of the company’s health. 8535 seems to have put its debt to good use, generating operating cash levels of 11.55x 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. 8535’s share price is trading at below its true value, meaning that the market sentiment for the stock is currently bearish. This mispricing gives investors the opportunity to buy into the stock at a cheap price compared to the value they will be receiving, should analysts’ consensus forecast growth be correct. Also, relative to the rest of its peers with similar levels of earnings, 8535’s share price is trading below the group’s average. This further reaffirms that 8535 is potentially undervalued.

SEHK:8535 Price Estimation Relative to Market, July 26th 2019
SEHK:8535 Price Estimation Relative to Market, July 26th 2019

Next Steps:

For Vistar Holdings, there are three fundamental aspects you should look at:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for 8535’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for 8535’s outlook.
  2. Historical Performance: What has 8535’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 8535? 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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