An Examination Of Motor Oil (Hellas) Corinth Refineries S.A. (ATH:MOH)

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Building up an investment case requires looking at a stock holistically. Today I’ve chosen to put the spotlight on Motor Oil (Hellas) Corinth Refineries S.A. (ATH:MOH) due to its excellent fundamentals in more than one area. MOH is a notable dividend-paying company 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 digger a bit deeper into my commentary, read the full report on Motor Oil (Hellas) Corinth Refineries here.

Excellent balance sheet established dividend payer

MOH’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. MOH’s has produced operating cash levels of 0.35x total debt over the past year, which implies that MOH’s management has put its borrowings into good use by generating enough cash to cover a sufficient portion of borrowings.

ATSE:MOH Historical Debt, May 16th 2019
ATSE:MOH Historical Debt, May 16th 2019

Income investors would also be happy to know that MOH is one of the highest dividend payers in the market, with current dividend yield standing at 6.6%. MOH has also been regularly increasing its dividend payments to shareholders over the past decade.

ATSE:MOH Historical Dividend Yield, May 16th 2019
ATSE:MOH Historical Dividend Yield, May 16th 2019

Next Steps:

For Motor Oil (Hellas) Corinth Refineries, I’ve put together three essential aspects you should further research:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for MOH’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for MOH’s outlook.
  2. Historical Performance: What has MOH’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 MOH? 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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