Should You Be Holding SQLI SA (EPA:SQI)?

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As an investor, I look for investments which does not compromise one fundamental factor for another. By this I mean, I look at stocks holistically, from their financial health to their future outlook. In the case of SQLI SA (EPA:SQI), it is a company with strong financial health as well as an optimistic growth outlook. 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, read the full report on SQLI here.

Reasonable growth potential with adequate balance sheet

SQI’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 a crucial insight into the health of the company. SQI’s has produced operating cash levels of 0.28x total debt over the past year, which implies that SQI’s management has put its borrowings into good use by generating enough cash to cover a sufficient portion of borrowings.

ENXTPA:SQI Past and Future Earnings, May 13th 2019
ENXTPA:SQI Past and Future Earnings, May 13th 2019

Next Steps:

For SQLI, I’ve put together three important aspects you should look at:

  1. Historical Performance: What has SQI’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.
  2. Valuation: What is SQI 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 SQI is currently mispriced by the market.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of SQI? 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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