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How Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS) Could Add Value To Your Portfolio

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Building up an investment case requires looking at a stock holistically. Today I've chosen to put the spotlight on Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS) due to its excellent fundamentals in more than one area. CTAS is a well-regarded dividend-paying company with an impressive track record of delivering benchmark-beating performance. Below is a brief commentary on these key aspects. For those interested in understanding where the figures come from and want to see the analysis, read the full report on Cintas here.

Solid track record average dividend payer

In the previous year, CTAS has ramped up its bottom line by 26%, with its latest earnings level surpassing its average level over the last five years. This strong performance generated a robust double-digit return on equity of 27%, which is what investors like to see!

NasdaqGS:CTAS Income Statement, July 17th 2019

Income investors would also be happy to know that CTAS is a great dividend company, with a current yield standing at 0.9%. CTAS has also been regularly increasing its dividend payments to shareholders over the past decade.

NasdaqGS:CTAS Historical Dividend Yield, July 17th 2019

Next Steps:

For Cintas, I've compiled three relevant aspects you should further examine:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for CTAS’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for CTAS’s outlook.
  2. Financial Health: Are CTAS’s operations financially sustainable? Balance sheets can be hard to analyze, which is why we’ve done it for you. Check out our financial health checks here.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of CTAS? 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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