Looking At Worthington Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WOR) From All Angles

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Worthington Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WOR) is a stock with outstanding fundamental characteristics. When we build an investment case, we need to look at the stock with a holistic perspective. In the case of WOR, it is a notable dividend payer 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 Worthington Industries here.

Adequate balance sheet average dividend payer

WOR’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 WOR has sufficient cash flows and proper cash management in place, which is a key determinant of the company’s health. WOR appears to have made good use of debt, producing operating cash levels of 0.27x total debt in the prior year. This is a strong indication that debt is reasonably met with cash generated.

NYSE:WOR Historical Debt, May 8th 2019
NYSE:WOR Historical Debt, May 8th 2019

For those seeking income streams from their portfolio, WOR is a robust dividend payer as well. Over the past decade, the company has consistently increased its dividend payout, reaching a yield of 2.3%.

NYSE:WOR Historical Dividend Yield, May 8th 2019
NYSE:WOR Historical Dividend Yield, May 8th 2019

Next Steps:

For Worthington Industries, there are three important aspects you should further examine:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for WOR’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for WOR’s outlook.
  2. Historical Performance: What has WOR’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 WOR? 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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