An Examination Of Impexmetal S.A. (WSE:IPX)

Attractive stocks have exceptional fundamentals. In the case of Impexmetal S.A. (WSE:IPX), there’s is a company that has been able to sustain great financial health, trading at an attractive share price. 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 Impexmetal here.

Flawless balance sheet and undervalued

IPX is financially robust, with ample cash on hand and short-term investments to meet upcoming liabilities. This suggests prudent control over cash and cost by management, which is a crucial insight into the health of the company. IPX’s has produced operating cash levels of 0.4x total debt over the past year, which implies that IPX’s management has put its borrowings into good use by generating enough cash to cover a sufficient portion of borrowings. IPX is currently trading below its true value, which means the market is undervaluing the company’s expected cash flow going forward. This mispricing gives investors the opportunity to buy into the stock at a cheap price compared to the value they will be receiving, should analysts’ consensus forecast growth be correct. Compared to the rest of the metals and mining industry, IPX is also trading below its peers, relative to earnings generated. This bolsters the proposition that IPX’s price is currently discounted.

WSE:IPX Intrinsic Value Export January 31st 19
WSE:IPX Intrinsic Value Export January 31st 19

Next Steps:

For Impexmetal, I’ve put together three pertinent factors you should look at:

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

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