These Fundamentals Make MGP Ingredients, Inc. (NASDAQ:MGPI) Truly Worth Looking At

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I’ve been keeping an eye on MGP Ingredients, Inc. (NASDAQ:MGPI) because I’m attracted to its fundamentals. Looking at the company as a whole, as a potential stock investment, I believe MGPI has a lot to offer. Basically, it is a company with great financial health as well as a a great track record of performance. In the following section, I expand a bit more on these key aspects. If you’re interested in understanding beyond my broad commentary, read the full report on MGP Ingredients here.

Flawless balance sheet with proven track record

Over the past few years, MGPI has demonstrated a proven ability to generate robust returns of 20% Unsurprisingly, MGPI surpassed the Beverage industry return of 17%, which gives us more confidence of the company’s capacity to drive earnings going forward. MGPI’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 MGPI has sufficient cash flows and proper cash management in place, which is a crucial insight into the health of the company. MGPI appears to have made good use of debt, producing operating cash levels of 0.41x total debt in the prior year. This is a strong indication that debt is reasonably met with cash generated.

NASDAQGS:MGPI Income Statement Export February 5th 19
NASDAQGS:MGPI Income Statement Export February 5th 19

Next Steps:

For MGP Ingredients, I’ve put together three fundamental factors you should further examine:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for MGPI’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for MGPI’s outlook.
  2. Valuation: What is MGPI 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 MGPI is currently mispriced by the market.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of MGPI? 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.