Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC): Commentary On 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 Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC), it is a highly-regarded dividend-paying company that has been able to sustain great financial health over the past. In the following section, I expand a bit more on these key aspects. If you’re interested in understanding beyond my broad commentary, take a look at the report on Brady here.

Flawless balance sheet average dividend payer

BRC’s ability to maintain an adequate level of cash to meet upcoming liabilities is a good sign for its financial health. This indicates that BRC has sufficient cash flows and proper cash management in place, which is a crucial insight into the health of the company. BRC seems to have put its debt to good use, generating operating cash levels of 2.34x 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.

NYSE:BRC Historical Debt February 20th 19
NYSE:BRC Historical Debt February 20th 19

BRC 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.

NYSE:BRC Historical Dividend Yield February 20th 19
NYSE:BRC Historical Dividend Yield February 20th 19

Next Steps:

For Brady, I’ve compiled three fundamental aspects you should further examine:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for BRC’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for BRC’s outlook.
  2. Historical Performance: What has BRC’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.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of BRC? 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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