Destiny Media Technologies Inc. (FRA:DME): The Best Of Both Worlds

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Destiny Media Technologies Inc. (FRA:DME) is a company with exceptional fundamental characteristics. Upon building up an investment case for a stock, we should look at various aspects. In the case of DME, it is a financially-sound company with a an impressive track record of performance, trading at a discount. Below is a brief commentary on these key aspects. For those interested in digger a bit deeper into my commentary, take a look at the report on Destiny Media Technologies here.

Flawless balance sheet with solid track record

DME has a strong track record of performance. In the previous year, DME delivered an impressive double-digit return of 23% Not surprisingly, DME outperformed its industry which returned 23%, giving us more conviction of the company’s capacity to drive bottom-line growth going forward. DME is financially robust, with ample cash on hand and short-term investments to meet upcoming liabilities. This suggests prudent control over cash and cost by management, which is a crucial insight into the health of the company. DME currently has no debt on its balance sheet. It has only utilized funding from its equity capital to run the business, which is typically normal for a small-cap company. Therefore the company has plenty of headroom to grow, and the ability to raise debt should it need to in the future.

DB:DME Income Statement, April 29th 2019
DB:DME Income Statement, April 29th 2019

DME’s shares are now trading at a price below its true value based on its discounted cash flows, indicating a relatively pessimistic market sentiment. According to my intrinsic value of the stock, which is driven by analyst consensus forecast of DME’s earnings, investors now have the opportunity to buy into the stock to reap capital gains. Compared to the rest of the interactive media and services industry, DME is also trading below its peers, relative to earnings generated. This bolsters the proposition that DME’s price is currently discounted.

DB:DME Intrinsic value, April 29th 2019
DB:DME Intrinsic value, April 29th 2019

Next Steps:

For Destiny Media Technologies, there are three key factors you should look at:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for DME’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for DME’s outlook.
  2. Dividend Income vs Capital Gains: Does DME return gains to shareholders through reinvesting in itself and growing earnings, or redistribute a decent portion of earnings as dividends? Our historical dividend yield visualization quickly tells you what your can expect from DME as an investment.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of DME? 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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