Looking At Himachal Futuristic Communications Limited (NSE:HFCL) From All Angles

Himachal Futuristic Communications Limited (NSE:HFCL) is a stock with outstanding fundamental characteristics. When we build an investment case, we need to look at the stock with a holistic perspective. In the case of HFCL, it is a company with great financial health as well as a a strong track record of performance. Below is a brief commentary 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 Himachal Futuristic Communications here.

Flawless balance sheet with solid track record

HFCL delivered a bottom-line expansion of 57% in the prior year, with its most recent earnings level surpassing its average level over the last five years. This strong performance generated a robust double-digit return on equity of 21%, which paints a buoyant picture for the company. HFCL’s strong financial health means that all of its upcoming liability payments are able to be met by its current cash and short-term investment holdings. This suggests prudent control over cash and cost by management, which is an important determinant of the company’s health. HFCL’s has produced operating cash levels of 0.37x total debt over the past year, which implies that HFCL’s management has put its borrowings into good use by generating enough cash to cover a sufficient portion of borrowings.

NSEI:HFCL Income Statement, August 21st 2019
NSEI:HFCL Income Statement, August 21st 2019

Next Steps:

For Himachal Futuristic Communications, I’ve put together three relevant factors you should further research:

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