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Should You Consider National Energy Services Reunited Corp. (NASDAQ:NESR)?

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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 National Energy Services Reunited Corp. (NASDAQ:NESR), it is a financially-robust company with a a excellent future outlook, not yet factored into the price. Below, I've touched on some key aspects you should know on a high level. For those interested in digger a bit deeper into my commentary, take a look at the report on National Energy Services Reunited here.

Very undervalued with excellent balance sheet

Investors in search for stocks with room to flourish should look no further than NESR, with its expected earinngs growth of 30%, bolstered by its outstanding cash-generating ability, as analysts predict its operating cash flows will more than double over the same time period. This is a sustainable driver of high-quality earnings, as opposed to pure cost-cutting activities. NESR's shares are now trading at a price below its true value based on its discounted cash flows, indicating a relatively pessimistic market sentiment. According to my intrinsic value of the stock, which is driven by analyst consensus forecast of NESR's earnings, investors now have the opportunity to buy into the stock to reap capital gains. Compared to the rest of the energy services industry, NESR is also trading below its peers, relative to earnings generated. This further reaffirms that NESR is potentially undervalued.

NasdaqCM:NESR Past and Future Earnings, April 18th 2019
NasdaqCM:NESR Past and Future Earnings, April 18th 2019

NESR is financially robust, with ample cash on hand and short-term investments to meet upcoming liabilities. This implies that NESR manages its cash and cost levels well, which is a crucial insight into the health of the company. NESR seems to have put its debt to good use, generating operating cash levels of 0.23x total debt in the most recent year. This is also a good indication as to whether debt is properly covered by the company’s cash flows.

NasdaqCM:NESR Historical Debt, April 18th 2019
NasdaqCM:NESR Historical Debt, April 18th 2019

Next Steps:

For National Energy Services Reunited, I've put together three fundamental factors you should further examine:

  1. Historical Performance: What has NESR'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. Dividend Income vs Capital Gains: Does NESR 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 NESR as an investment.

  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of NESR? 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.

If you spot an error that warrants correction, please contact the editor at editorial-team@simplywallst.com. This article by Simply Wall St is general in nature. It does not constitute a recommendation to buy or sell any stock, and does not take account of your objectives, or your financial situation. Simply Wall St has no position in the stocks mentioned. Thank you for reading.