Why Norway Royal Salmon AS (OB:NRS) Could Have A Place In Your Portfolio

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Norway Royal Salmon AS (OB:NRS) 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 NRS, it is a financially-robust company with an impressive track record and a buoyant future outlook. In the following section, I expand a bit more 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 Norway Royal Salmon here.

Flawless balance sheet and undervalued

NRS delivered a satisfying double-digit returns of 25% in the most recent year Not surprisingly, NRS outperformed its industry which returned 21%, giving us more conviction of the company’s capacity to drive bottom-line growth going forward.

OB:NRS Past and Future Earnings, June 24th 2019
OB:NRS Past and Future Earnings, June 24th 2019

NRS’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 a crucial insight into the health of the company. NRS seems to have put its debt to good use, generating operating cash levels of 1.81x 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.

OB:NRS Historical Debt, June 24th 2019
OB:NRS Historical Debt, June 24th 2019

Next Steps:

For Norway Royal Salmon, there are three pertinent aspects you should look at:

  1. Valuation: What is NRS 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 NRS is currently mispriced by the market.
  2. Dividend Income vs Capital Gains: Does NRS return gains to shareholders through reinvesting in itself and growing earnings, or redistribute a decent portion of earnings as dividends? Our historical dividend yield visualization quickly tells you what your can expect from NRS as an investment.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of NRS? 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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