Is It Time To Consider Buying OC Oerlikon Corporation AG (VTX:OERL)?

OC Oerlikon Corporation AG (VTX:OERL), which is in the machinery business, and is based in Switzerland, saw a significant share price rise of over 20% in the past couple of months on the SWX. As a mid-cap stock with high coverage by analysts, you could assume any recent changes in the company’s outlook is already priced into the stock. But what if there is still an opportunity to buy? Today I will analyse the most recent data on OC Oerlikon’s outlook and valuation to see if the opportunity still exists.

See our latest analysis for OC Oerlikon

What is OC Oerlikon worth?

Great news for investors – OC Oerlikon is still trading at a fairly cheap price. My valuation model shows that the intrinsic value for the stock is CHF14.79, but it is currently trading at CHF11.07 on the share market, meaning that there is still an opportunity to buy now. Although, there may be another chance to buy again in the future. This is because OC Oerlikon’s beta (a measure of share price volatility) is high, meaning its price movements will be exaggerated relative to the rest of the market. If the market is bearish, the company’s shares will likely fall by more than the rest of the market, providing a prime buying opportunity.

What does the future of OC Oerlikon look like?

SWX:OERL Past and Future Earnings, December 9th 2019
SWX:OERL Past and Future Earnings, December 9th 2019

Investors looking for growth in their portfolio may want to consider the prospects of a company before buying its shares. Although value investors would argue that it’s the intrinsic value relative to the price that matter the most, a more compelling investment thesis would be high growth potential at a cheap price. With profit expected to grow by 25% over the next couple of years, the future seems bright for OC Oerlikon. It looks like higher cash flow is on the cards for the stock, which should feed into a higher share valuation.

What this means for you:

Are you a shareholder? Since OERL is currently undervalued, it may be a great time to accumulate more of your holdings in the stock. With a positive outlook on the horizon, it seems like this growth has not yet been fully factored into the share price. However, there are also other factors such as financial health to consider, which could explain the current undervaluation.

Are you a potential investor? If you’ve been keeping an eye on OERL for a while, now might be the time to make a leap. Its prosperous future outlook isn’t fully reflected in the current share price yet, which means it’s not too late to buy OERL. But before you make any investment decisions, consider other factors such as the strength of its balance sheet, in order to make a well-informed buy.

Price is just the tip of the iceberg. Dig deeper into what truly matters – the fundamentals – before you make a decision on OC Oerlikon. You can find everything you need to know about OC Oerlikon in the latest infographic research report. If you are no longer interested in OC Oerlikon, you can use our free platform to see my list of over 50 other stocks with a high growth potential.

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