A Spotlight On GW Pharmaceuticals plc’s (NASDAQ:GWPH) Fundamentals

GW Pharmaceuticals plc (NASDAQ:GWPH) 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 GWPH, it is a company with strong financial health as well as an optimistic future outlook. Below, I’ve touched on some key aspects you should know on a high level. If you’re interested in understanding beyond my broad commentary, take a look at the report on GW Pharmaceuticals here.

Flawless balance sheet with exceptional growth potential

GWPH is an attractive stock for growth-seeking investors, with an expected earnings growth of 78% in the upcoming year. Earnings growth is paired with an eye-catching top-line trajectory also doubling over the same period, which indicates a high-quality bottom-line expansion, as opposed to those driven by unsustainable cost-cutting activities. GWPH’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 GWPH has sufficient cash flows and proper cash management in place, which is an important determinant of the company’s health. Looking at GWPH’s capital structure, the company has very trivial amounts of debt on its balance sheet. The 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:GWPH Past and Future Earnings, March 3rd 2019
NasdaqGM:GWPH Past and Future Earnings, March 3rd 2019

Next Steps:

For GW Pharmaceuticals, there are three fundamental factors you should further examine:

  1. Historical Performance: What has GWPH’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.
  2. Valuation: What is GWPH 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 GWPH is currently mispriced by the market.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of GWPH? 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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