Constructions Industrielles de la Méditerranée (EPA:COM) Has Attractive Fundamentals

Building up an investment case requires looking at a stock holistically. Today I’ve chosen to put the spotlight on Constructions Industrielles de la Méditerranée (EPA:COM) due to its excellent fundamentals in more than one area. COM is a dependable dividend payer that has been able to sustain great financial health over the past. 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, take a look at the report on Constructions Industrielles de la Méditerranée here.

Adequate balance sheet average dividend payer

COM’s ability to maintain an adequate level of cash to meet upcoming liabilities is a good sign for its financial health. This suggests prudent control over cash and cost by management, which is an important determinant of the company’s health. COM’s debt-to-equity ratio stands at 31%, which means its debt level is reasonable. This implies that COM has a healthy balance between taking advantage of low cost debt funding as well as sufficient financial flexibility without succumbing to the strict terms of debt.

ENXTPA:COM Historical Debt, April 18th 2019
ENXTPA:COM Historical Debt, April 18th 2019

COM’s reputation for being one of the best dividend payers in the market is supported by the fact that it has been steadily growing its dividend payments over the past ten years and currently is one of the top yielding companies on the markets, at 6.1%.

ENXTPA:COM Historical Dividend Yield, April 18th 2019
ENXTPA:COM Historical Dividend Yield, April 18th 2019

Next Steps:

For Constructions Industrielles de la Méditerranée, I’ve put together three relevant factors you should further research:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for COM’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for COM’s outlook.
  2. Historical Performance: What has COM’s returns been like over the past? Go into more detail in the past track record analysis and take a look at the free visual representations of our analysis for more clarity.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of COM? 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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