A Look At Aegon N.V.’s (AMS:AGN) Exceptional Fundamentals

I’ve been keeping an eye on Aegon N.V. (AMS:AGN) because I’m attracted to its fundamentals. Looking at the company as a whole, as a potential stock investment, I believe AGN has a lot to offer. Basically, it is a dependable dividend payer that has been a rockstar for income investors, currently trading at an attractive share price. Below is a brief commentary on these key aspects. For those interested in digger a bit deeper into my commentary, read the full report on Aegon here.

6 star dividend payer and undervalued

AGN is currently trading below its true value, which means the market is undervaluing the company’s expected cash flow going forward. According to my intrinsic value of the stock, which is driven by analyst consensus forecast of AGN’s earnings, investors now have the opportunity to buy into the stock to reap capital gains. Compared to the rest of the insurance industry, AGN is also trading below its peers, relative to earnings generated. This bolsters the proposition that AGN’s price is currently discounted.

ENXTAM:AGN Intrinsic Value Export December 20th 18
ENXTAM:AGN Intrinsic Value Export December 20th 18

Income investors would also be happy to know that AGN is one of the highest dividend payers in the market, with current dividend yield standing at 6.7%. AGN has also been regularly increasing its dividend payments to shareholders over the past decade.

ENXTAM:AGN Historical Dividend Yield December 20th 18
ENXTAM:AGN Historical Dividend Yield December 20th 18

Next Steps:

For Aegon, there are three important factors you should further examine:

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