These Fundamentals Make Visteon Corporation (NASDAQ:VC) Truly Worth Looking At

Visteon Corporation (NASDAQ:VC) 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 VC, it is a financially-healthy company with a great track record and an optimistic future outlook. Below is a brief commentary on these key aspects. For those interested in digger a bit deeper into my commentary, take a look at the report on Visteon here.

Undervalued with reasonable growth potential

VC delivered a bottom-line expansion of 2.5% in the prior year, with its most recent earnings level surpassing its average level over the last five years. This strong performance generated a robust double-digit return on equity of 30%, which is an optimistic signal for the future.

NasdaqGS:VC Past and Future Earnings, March 23rd 2019
NasdaqGS:VC Past and Future Earnings, March 23rd 2019

VC’s strong financial health means that all of its upcoming liability payments are able to be met by its current cash and short-term investment holdings. This suggests prudent control over cash and cost by management, which is a crucial insight into the health of the company. VC’s has produced operating cash levels of 0.5x total debt over the past year, which implies that VC’s management has put its borrowings into good use by generating enough cash to cover a sufficient portion of borrowings.

NasdaqGS:VC Historical Debt, March 23rd 2019
NasdaqGS:VC Historical Debt, March 23rd 2019

Next Steps:

For Visteon, I’ve put together three relevant factors you should look at:

  1. Valuation: What is VC 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 VC is currently mispriced by the market.
  2. Dividend Income vs Capital Gains: Does VC 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 VC as an investment.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of VC? 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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