A Spotlight On Brooks Macdonald Group plc’s (LON:BRK) Fundamentals

Brooks Macdonald Group plc (LON:BRK) 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 BRK, it is a financially-robust company with a a great history of dividend payments and an optimistic future 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, take a look at the report on Brooks Macdonald Group here.

Flawless balance sheet with reasonable growth potential and pays a dividend

BRK is an attractive stock for growth-seeking investors, with an expected earnings growth of 34% in the upcoming year, made up of high-quality, operational cash from its core business, which is expected to more than double over the next year. This indicates a high-quality bottom-line expansion, as opposed to those driven by unsustainable cost-cutting activities. BRK 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. Investors should not worry about BRK’s debt levels because the company has none! This implies that the company is running its operations purely on off equity funding. which is typically normal for a small-cap company. Investors’ risk associated with debt is virtually non-existent and the company has plenty of headroom to grow debt in the future, should the need arise.

AIM:BRK Future Profit January 15th 19
AIM:BRK Future Profit January 15th 19

BRK rewards its shareholders with attractive dividend yield, beating the low-risk savings rate, which is able to compensate investors for taking on the risk of holding a risky stock over a riskless asset. That said, please remember that dividend yields are a function of stock prices and corporate profits, both of which can be volatile.

AIM:BRK Historical Dividend Yield January 15th 19
AIM:BRK Historical Dividend Yield January 15th 19

Next Steps:

For Brooks Macdonald Group, there are three key factors you should further research:

  1. Historical Performance: What has BRK’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 BRK 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 BRK is currently mispriced by the market.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of BRK? Explore our interactive list of stocks with large potential to get an idea of what else is out there you may be missing!

To help readers see past the short term volatility of the financial market, we aim to bring you a long-term focused research analysis purely driven by fundamental data. Note that our analysis does not factor in the latest price-sensitive company announcements.

The author is an independent contributor and at the time of publication had no position in the stocks mentioned. For errors that warrant correction please contact the editor at editorial-team@simplywallst.com.