As an investor, I look for investments which does not compromise one fundamental factor for another. By this I mean, I look at stocks holistically, from their financial health to their future outlook. In the case of Graham Corporation (NYSE:GHM), it is a financially-healthy company with a a strong track record of dividend payments and a excellent future outlook. In the following section, I expand a bit more on these key aspects. For those interested in understanding where the figures come from and want to see the analysis, read the full report on Graham here.
Excellent balance sheet with reasonable growth potential and pays a dividend
GHM’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 indicates that GHM has sufficient cash flows and proper cash management in place, which is an important determinant of the company’s health. GHM seems to have put its debt to good use, generating operating cash levels of 81.81x total debt in the most recent year. This is also a good indication as to whether debt is properly covered by the company’s cash flows.
GHM is also a dividend company, with ample net income to cover its dividend payout, which has been consistently growing over the past decade, keeping income investors happy.
For Graham, I’ve put together three pertinent aspects you should look at:
- Historical Performance: What has GHM’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.
- Valuation: What is GHM 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 GHM is currently mispriced by the market.
- Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of GHM? 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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