A Holistic Look At Powell Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:POWL)

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Powell Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:POWL) is a company with exceptional fundamental characteristics. Upon building up an investment case for a stock, we should look at various aspects. In the case of POWL, it is a company with strong financial health as well as a buoyant growth outlook. 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, read the full report on Powell Industries here.

Flawless balance sheet with reasonable growth potential

POWL 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 crucial insight into the health of the company. POWL’s has produced operating cash levels of 6.76x total debt over the past year, which implies that POWL’s management has put its borrowings into good use by generating enough cash to cover a sufficient portion of borrowings.

NasdaqGS:POWL Past and Future Earnings, May 14th 2019
NasdaqGS:POWL Past and Future Earnings, May 14th 2019

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For Powell Industries, I’ve put together three key factors you should further examine:

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