Why We Think ORBIS AG (ETR:OBS) Could Be Worth Looking At

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Attractive stocks have exceptional fundamentals. In the case of ORBIS AG (ETR:OBS), there’s is a company with great financial health as well as a a strong track record of performance. Below, I’ve touched on some key aspects you should know on a high level. If you’re interested in understanding beyond my broad commentary, take a look at the report on ORBIS here.

Excellent balance sheet with proven track record

Over the past year, OBS has grown its earnings by 32%, with its most recent figure exceeding its annual average over the past five years. Not only did OBS outperformed its past performance, its growth also surpassed the IT industry expansion, which generated a 16% earnings growth. This is an notable feat for the company. OBS is financially robust, with ample cash on hand and short-term investments to meet upcoming liabilities. This indicates that OBS has sufficient cash flows and proper cash management in place, which is a crucial insight into the health of the company. OBS seems to have put its debt to good use, generating operating cash levels of 37.76x 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.

XTRA:OBS Income Statement, June 20th 2019
XTRA:OBS Income Statement, June 20th 2019

Next Steps:

For ORBIS, I’ve compiled three important aspects you should look at:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for OBS’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for OBS’s outlook.
  2. Valuation: What is OBS 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 OBS is currently mispriced by the market.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of OBS? 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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