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Brief Commentary On Métropole Télévision S.A.'s (EPA:MMT) Fundamentals

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Building up an investment case requires looking at a stock holistically. Today I've chosen to put the spotlight on Métropole Télévision S.A. (EPA:MMT) due to its excellent fundamentals in more than one area. MMT is a financially-sound , dividend-paying company with a strong history of performance. 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 Métropole Télévision here.

6 star dividend payer with excellent balance sheet

MMT delivered a satisfying double-digit returns of 25% in the most recent year. Unsurprisingly, MMT surpassed the Media industry return of 12%, which gives us more confidence of the company's capacity to drive earnings going forward. MMT's ability to maintain an adequate level of cash to meet upcoming liabilities is a good sign for its financial health. This indicates that MMT has sufficient cash flows and proper cash management in place, which is a key determinant of the company’s health. MMT appears to have made good use of debt, producing operating cash levels of 5.86x total debt in the prior year. This is a strong indication that debt is reasonably met with cash generated.

ENXTPA:MMT Income Statement, September 4th 2019

Income investors would also be happy to know that MMT is one of the highest dividend payers in the market, with current dividend yield standing at 6.3%. MMT has also been regularly increasing its dividend payments to shareholders over the past decade.

ENXTPA:MMT Historical Dividend Yield, September 4th 2019

Next Steps:

For Métropole Télévision, there are three pertinent aspects you should look at:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for MMT’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for MMT’s outlook.
  2. Valuation: What is MMT 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 MMT is currently mispriced by the market.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of MMT? 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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