These Fundamentals Make Arrow Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:AROW) Truly Worth Looking At

Arrow Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:AROW) 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 AROW, it is a financially-sound , dividend-paying company with a an impressive track record of performance. 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 Arrow Financial here.

Flawless balance sheet with solid track record and pays a dividend

In the previous year, AROW has ramped up its bottom line by 24%, with its latest earnings level surpassing its average level over the last five years. Not only did AROW outperformed its past performance, its growth also exceeded the Banks industry expansion, which generated a 13% earnings growth. This is what investors like to see!

NasdaqGS:AROW Income Statement Export October 15th 18
NasdaqGS:AROW Income Statement Export October 15th 18

For those seeking income streams from their portfolio, AROW is a robust dividend payer as well. Over the past decade, the company has consistently increased its dividend payout, reaching a yield of 2.9%.

NasdaqGS:AROW Historical Dividend Yield October 15th 18
NasdaqGS:AROW Historical Dividend Yield October 15th 18

Next Steps:

For Arrow Financial, there are three essential factors you should further examine:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for AROW’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for AROW’s outlook.
  2. Valuation: What is AROW 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 AROW is currently mispriced by the market.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of AROW? 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.