Why We Think Rogers Communications Inc. (TSE:RCI.B) Could Be Worth Looking At

Rogers Communications Inc. (TSE:RCI.B) 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 RCI.B, it is a well-regarded dividend-paying company with a a strong track record of delivering benchmark-beating 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, take a look at the report on Rogers Communications here.

Solid track record established dividend payer

RCI.B delivered a bottom-line expansion of 12% in the prior year, with its most recent earnings level surpassing its average level over the last five years. Not only did RCI.B outperformed its past performance, its growth also surpassed the Wireless Telecom industry expansion, which generated a -17% earnings growth. This is an optimistic signal for the future.

TSX:RCI.B Income Statement, April 11th 2019
TSX:RCI.B Income Statement, April 11th 2019

For those seeking income streams from their portfolio, RCI.B is a robust dividend payer as well. Over the past decade, the company has consistently increased its dividend payout, reaching a yield of 2.8%.

TSX:RCI.B Historical Dividend Yield, April 11th 2019
TSX:RCI.B Historical Dividend Yield, April 11th 2019

Next Steps:

For Rogers Communications, I’ve compiled three essential aspects you should further examine:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for RCI.B’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for RCI.B’s outlook.
  2. Financial Health: Are RCI.B’s operations financially sustainable? Balance sheets can be hard to analyze, which is why we’ve done it for you. Check out our financial health checks here.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of RCI.B? 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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