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Want a Stock With a Fortress-Like Balance Sheet? Look for This.

Want a Stock With a Fortress-Like Balance Sheet? Look for This.

A company's balance sheet is something investors might not think about much until trouble comes along -- then, it can be a lifesaver. For growth investors, a strong balance sheet means a young business can survive recessions or avoid selling new shares to raise money. Today, you might hear a company with solid financials referred to as having a fortress-like balance sheet, a seemingly impenetrable defense that protects investors' money from harm.