Why I Like CanWel Building Materials Group Ltd (TSE:CWX)

CanWel Building Materials Group Ltd (TSE:CWX) 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 CWX, it is a company with great financial health as well as a an impressive track record of performance. 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 CanWel Building Materials Group here.

Proven track record with adequate balance sheet

Over the past few years, CWX has demonstrated a proven ability to generate robust returns of 5.8% Not surprisingly, CWX outperformed its industry which returned 5.8%, giving us more conviction of the company’s capacity to drive bottom-line growth going forward. CWX’s ability to maintain an adequate level of cash to meet upcoming liabilities is a good sign for its financial health. This implies that CWX manages its cash and cost levels well, which is an important determinant of the company’s health. CWX’s earnings amply cover its interest expense. Paying interest on time and in full can help the company get favourable debt terms in the future, leading to lower cost of debt and helps CWX expand.

TSX:CWX Income Statement Export December 7th 18
TSX:CWX Income Statement Export December 7th 18

Next Steps:

For CanWel Building Materials Group, I’ve put together three fundamental aspects you should look at:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for CWX’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for CWX’s outlook.
  2. Valuation: What is CWX 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 CWX is currently mispriced by the market.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of CWX? Explore our interactive list of stocks with large potential to get an idea of what else is out there you may be missing!

To help readers see past the short term volatility of the financial market, we aim to bring you a long-term focused research analysis purely driven by fundamental data. Note that our analysis does not factor in the latest price-sensitive company announcements.

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