A Holistic Look At Viking Supply Ships AB (publ) (STO:VSSAB B)

Building up an investment case requires looking at a stock holistically. Today I’ve chosen to put the spotlight on Viking Supply Ships AB (publ) (STO:VSSAB B) due to its excellent fundamentals in more than one area. VSSAB B is a notable dividend payer that has been able to sustain great financial health over the past. Below, I’ve touched on some key aspects you should know on a high level. For those interested in digger a bit deeper into my commentary, take a look at the report on Viking Supply Ships here.

Adequate balance sheet average dividend payer

VSSAB B 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 key determinant of the company’s health. With a debt-to-equity ratio of 30%, VSSAB B’s debt level is acceptable. This means that VSSAB B’s capital structure strikes a good balance between low-cost debt funding and maintaining financial flexibility without overly restrictive terms of debt.

OM:VSSAB B Historical Debt, April 24th 2019
OM:VSSAB B Historical Debt, April 24th 2019

VSSAB B’s high dividend payments make it one of the best dividend stocks on the market, and it has also been able to maintain it at a level in which net income is able to cover dividend payments.

OM:VSSAB B Historical Dividend Yield, April 24th 2019
OM:VSSAB B Historical Dividend Yield, April 24th 2019

Next Steps:

For Viking Supply Ships, I’ve put together three key aspects you should further research:

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