An Examination Of SAF-Holland S.A. (FRA:SFQ)

Building up an investment case requires looking at a stock holistically. Today I’ve chosen to put the spotlight on SAF-Holland S.A. (FRA:SFQ) due to its excellent fundamentals in more than one area. SFQ is a highly-regarded dividend-paying company with a great 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, read the full report on SAF-Holland here.

Proven track record average dividend payer

Over the past year, SFQ has grown its earnings by 20%, with its most recent figure exceeding its annual average over the past five years. Not only did SFQ outperformed its past performance, its growth also exceeded the Auto Components industry expansion, which generated a -12% earnings growth. This is an notable feat for the company.

DB:SFQ Income Statement, August 8th 2019
DB:SFQ Income Statement, August 8th 2019

SFQ’s high dividend payments make it one of the best dividend stocks on the market, and its profitability ensures that dividends are well-covered by its net income.

DB:SFQ Historical Dividend Yield, August 8th 2019
DB:SFQ Historical Dividend Yield, August 8th 2019

Next Steps:

For SAF-Holland, there are three key aspects you should look at:

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