Gravity Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRVY): The Best Of Both Worlds

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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 Gravity Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRVY), it is a financially-healthy company with a a great track record of performance, trading at a great value. In the following section, I expand a bit more on these key aspects. For those interested in digger a bit deeper into my commentary, read the full report on Gravity here.

Flawless balance sheet with outstanding track record

In the past couple of years, GRVY has ramped up its bottom line by over 100%, with its latest earnings level surpassing its average level over the last five years. This illustrates a strong track record, leading to a satisfying return on equity of 42%, which is what investors like to see! GRVY’s ability to maintain an adequate level of cash to meet upcoming liabilities is a good sign for its financial health. This indicates that GRVY has sufficient cash flows and proper cash management in place, which is a key determinant of the company’s health. Looking at GRVY’s capital structure, the company has no debt on its balance sheet. This means it is running its business only on equity capital funding, which is typically normal for a small-cap company. Investors’ risk associated with debt is virtually non-existent and the company has plenty of headroom to grow debt in the future, should the need arise.

NasdaqGM:GRVY Income Statement, May 3rd 2019
NasdaqGM:GRVY Income Statement, May 3rd 2019

GRVY’s share price is trading at below its true value, meaning that the market sentiment for the stock is currently bearish. Investors have the opportunity to buy into the stock to reap capital gains, if GRVY’s projected earnings trajectory does follow analyst consensus growth, which determines my intrinsic value of the company. Compared to the rest of the entertainment industry, GRVY is also trading below its peers, relative to earnings generated. This bolsters the proposition that GRVY’s price is currently discounted.

NasdaqGM:GRVY Intrinsic value, May 3rd 2019
NasdaqGM:GRVY Intrinsic value, May 3rd 2019

Next Steps:

For Gravity, there are three pertinent aspects you should further examine:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for GRVY’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for GRVY’s outlook.
  2. Dividend Income vs Capital Gains: Does GRVY return gains to shareholders through reinvesting in itself and growing earnings, or redistribute a decent portion of earnings as dividends? Our historical dividend yield visualization quickly tells you what your can expect from GRVY as an investment.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of GRVY? 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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