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How Birla Cable Limited (NSE:BIRLACABLE) Could Add Value To Your Portfolio

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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 Birla Cable Limited (NSE:BIRLACABLE), it is a financially-robust company with a strong track record and an optimistic future outlook. Below is a brief commentary on these key aspects. If you're interested in understanding beyond my broad commentary, read the full report on Birla Cable here.

Outstanding track record with high growth potential

Over the past few years, BIRLACABLE has more than doubled its earnings, with its most recent figure exceeding its annual average over the past five years. This strong performance generated a robust double-digit return on equity of 34%, which is an optimistic signal for the future.

NSEI:BIRLACABLE Past and Future Earnings, May 23rd 2019

BIRLACABLE is financially robust, with ample cash on hand and short-term investments to meet upcoming liabilities. This indicates that BIRLACABLE has sufficient cash flows and proper cash management in place, which is a key determinant of the company’s health. With a debt-to-equity ratio of 21%, BIRLACABLE’s debt level is acceptable. This implies that BIRLACABLE has a healthy balance between taking advantage of low cost debt funding as well as sufficient financial flexibility without succumbing to the strict terms of debt.

NSEI:BIRLACABLE Historical Debt, May 23rd 2019

Next Steps:

For Birla Cable, I've put together three key factors you should further research:

  1. Valuation: What is BIRLACABLE 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 BIRLACABLE is currently mispriced by the market.
  2. Dividend Income vs Capital Gains: Does BIRLACABLE 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 BIRLACABLE as an investment.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of BIRLACABLE? Explore our interactive list of stocks with large potential to get an idea of what else is out there you may be missing!

We aim to bring you long-term focused research analysis driven by fundamental data. Note that our analysis may not factor in the latest price-sensitive company announcements or qualitative material.

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