A Spotlight On Harris Corporation’s (NYSE:HRS) Fundamentals

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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 Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), it is a well-regarded dividend-paying company with a a strong history of delivering benchmark-beating performance. Below is a brief commentary 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 Harris here.

Outstanding track record average dividend payer

HRS delivered a bottom-line expansion of 39% in the prior year, with its most recent earnings level surpassing its average level over the last five years. The strong earnings growth is reflected in impressive double-digit 25% return to shareholders, which is an optimistic signal for the future.

NYSE:HRS Income Statement, June 2nd 2019
NYSE:HRS Income Statement, June 2nd 2019

For those seeking income streams from their portfolio, HRS is a robust dividend payer as well. Over the past decade, the company has consistently increased its dividend payout, reaching a yield of 1.5%.

NYSE:HRS Historical Dividend Yield, June 2nd 2019
NYSE:HRS Historical Dividend Yield, June 2nd 2019

Next Steps:

For Harris, there are three fundamental aspects you should look at:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for HRS’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for HRS’s outlook.
  2. Financial Health: Are HRS’s operations financially sustainable? Balance sheets can be hard to analyze, which is why we’ve done it for you. Check out our financial health checks here.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of HRS? 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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