Why We Think Ferrexpo Plc (LON:FXPO) Could Be Worth Looking At

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Attractive stocks have exceptional fundamentals. In the case of Ferrexpo Plc (LON:FXPO), there’s is a financially-sound , dividend-paying company with a an impressive history 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 Ferrexpo here.

6 star dividend payer with proven track record

Over the past few years, FXPO has demonstrated a proven ability to generate robust returns of 43% Not surprisingly, FXPO outperformed its industry which returned 14%, giving us more conviction of the company’s capacity to drive bottom-line growth going forward. FXPO seems to have put its debt to good use, generating operating cash levels of 0.7x 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, FXPO’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 FXPO expand.

LSE:FXPO Income Statement Export February 12th 19
LSE:FXPO Income Statement Export February 12th 19

FXPO’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 5.9%.

LSE:FXPO Historical Dividend Yield February 12th 19
LSE:FXPO Historical Dividend Yield February 12th 19

Next Steps:

For Ferrexpo, I’ve put together three pertinent aspects you should further research:

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