How Sanoma Oyj (HEL:SAA1V) Could Add Value To Your Portfolio

Attractive stocks have exceptional fundamentals. In the case of Sanoma Oyj (HEL:SAA1V), there’s is a company with great financial health as well as a a strong history of performance. Below, I’ve touched on some key aspects you should know on a high level. For those interested in understanding where the figures come from and want to see the analysis, take a look at the report on Sanoma Oyj here.

Proven track record with adequate balance sheet

Over the past few years, SAA1V has demonstrated a proven ability to generate robust returns of 20%. Unsurprisingly, SAA1V surpassed the Media industry return of 5.5%, which gives us more confidence of the company’s capacity to drive earnings going forward. SAA1V seems to have put its debt to good use, generating operating cash levels of 0.33x 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. Also, SAA1V’s earnings amply cover its interest expense. Paying interest on time and in full can help the company get favourable debt terms in the future, leading to lower cost of debt and helps SAA1V expand.

HLSE:SAA1V Income Statement, August 5th 2019
HLSE:SAA1V Income Statement, August 5th 2019

Next Steps:

For Sanoma Oyj, I’ve put together three relevant factors you should look at:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for SAA1V’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for SAA1V’s outlook.
  2. Valuation: What is SAA1V 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 SAA1V is currently mispriced by the market.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of SAA1V? 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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