Should You Buy Argonaut Gold Inc (TSE:AR) Based On These Aspects?

Attractive stocks have exceptional fundamentals. In the case of Argonaut Gold Inc (TSE:AR), there’s is a company with strong financial health as well as an optimistic growth outlook. Below is a brief commentary on these key aspects. For those interested in digger a bit deeper into my commentary, read the full report on Argonaut Gold here.

Flawless balance sheet with reasonable growth potential

Bullish market analysts are forecasting fast-growing AR to deliver an exceptional sales growth rate of 73.52% over the next year, supported by its outstanding capacity to churn out cash from operating activities, which is predicted to more than double over the next year. This indicates that revenue is driven by high-quality cash from AR’s day-to-day business as opposed to one-off income. AR is financially robust, with ample cash on hand and short-term investments to meet upcoming liabilities. This indicates that AR has sufficient cash flows and proper cash management in place, which is an important determinant of the company’s health. AR seems to have put its debt to good use, generating operating cash levels of 5.49x 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.

TSX:AR Future Profit August 3rd 18
TSX:AR Future Profit August 3rd 18

Next Steps:

For Argonaut Gold, I’ve compiled three important aspects you should further research:

  1. Historical Performance: What has AR’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.
  2. Valuation: What is AR 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 AR is currently mispriced by the market.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of AR? 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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