How Public Joint Stock Company Multisistema (MCX:MSST) Could Add Value To Your Portfolio

Public Joint Stock Company Multisistema (MCX:MSST) 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 MSST, it is a financially-robust company with a a strong history of performance, trading at a great value. In the following section, I expand a bit more on these key aspects. If you’re interested in understanding beyond my high-level commentary, read the full report on Multisistema here.

Undervalued with excellent balance sheet

MSST has a strong track record of performance. In the previous year, MSST delivered an impressive double-digit return of 78% Unsurprisingly, MSST surpassed the Commercial Services industry return of 12%, which gives us more confidence of the company’s capacity to drive earnings going forward. MSST’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 an important determinant of the company’s health. MSST appears to have made good use of debt, producing operating cash levels of 1.87x total debt in the prior year. This is a strong indication that debt is reasonably met with cash generated.

MISX:MSST Income Statement Export December 3rd 18
MISX:MSST Income Statement Export December 3rd 18

MSST’s shares are now trading at a price below its true value based on its discounted cash flows, indicating a relatively pessimistic market sentiment. Investors have the opportunity to buy into the stock to reap capital gains, if MSST’s projected earnings trajectory does follow analyst consensus growth, which determines my intrinsic value of the company. Also, relative to the rest of its peers with similar levels of earnings, MSST’s share price is trading below the group’s average. This further reaffirms that MSST is potentially undervalued.

MISX:MSST PE PEG Gauge December 3rd 18
MISX:MSST PE PEG Gauge December 3rd 18

Next Steps:

For Multisistema, I’ve compiled three essential aspects you should look at:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for MSST’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for MSST’s outlook.
  2. Dividend Income vs Capital Gains: Does MSST 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 MSST as an investment.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of MSST? 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.