Why I Like Ideal Power Inc. (NASDAQ:IPWR)

Ideal Power Inc. (NASDAQ:IPWR) 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 IPWR, it is a company with robust financial health as well as an optimistic future outlook. Below is a brief commentary on these key aspects. For those interested in digger a bit deeper into my commentary, read the full report on Ideal Power here.

Flawless balance sheet with high growth potential

One reason why investors are attracted to IPWR is its notable earnings growth potential in the near future of 34%. This growth in the bottom-line is bolstered by an equally impressive top-line expansion over the same period, which is a sustainable driver of high-quality earnings, as opposed to pure cost-cutting activities. IPWR is financially robust, with ample cash on hand and short-term investments to meet upcoming liabilities. This indicates that IPWR has sufficient cash flows and proper cash management in place, which is an important determinant of the company’s health. Looking at IPWR’s capital structure, the company has no debt on its balance sheet. It has only utilized funding from its equity capital to run the business, which is typically normal for a small-cap company. Investors’ risk associated with debt is virtually non-existent and the company has plenty of headroom to grow debt in the future, should the need arise.

NasdaqCM:IPWR Future Profit December 20th 18
NasdaqCM:IPWR Future Profit December 20th 18

Next Steps:

For Ideal Power, I’ve compiled three pertinent aspects you should further examine:

  1. Historical Performance: What has IPWR’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.
  2. Valuation: What is IPWR 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 IPWR is currently mispriced by the market.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of IPWR? 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.