Thin Film Electronics ASA (OB:THIN): A Fundamentally Attractive Investment

Attractive stocks have exceptional fundamentals. In the case of Thin Film Electronics ASA (OB:THIN), there’s is a company with robust financial health as well as an optimistic future outlook. 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, read the full report on Thin Film Electronics here.

Exceptional growth potential with excellent balance sheet

THIN is an attractive stock for growth-seeking investors, with an expected earnings growth of 74% in the upcoming year. Earnings growth is paired with an eye-catching top-line trajectory also doubling over the same period, which indicates a high-quality bottom-line expansion, as opposed to those driven by unsustainable cost-cutting activities. THIN’s ability to maintain an adequate level of cash to meet upcoming liabilities is a good sign for its financial health. This indicates that THIN has sufficient cash flows and proper cash management in place, which is an important determinant of the company’s health. THIN’s debt-to-equity ratio stands at 13%, which means its debt level is acceptable. This indicates a good balance between taking advantage of low cost funding through debt financing, but having enough financial flexibility and headroom to grow debt in the future.

OB:THIN Future Profit December 19th 18
OB:THIN Future Profit December 19th 18

Next Steps:

For Thin Film Electronics, there are three fundamental aspects you should further examine:

  1. Historical Performance: What has THIN’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.
  2. Valuation: What is THIN 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 THIN is currently mispriced by the market.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of THIN? 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.