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Should You Consider Tidewater Inc. (NYSE:TDW)?

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Attractive stocks have exceptional fundamentals. In the case of Tidewater Inc. (NYSE:TDW), there's is a company with impressive financial health as well as a buoyant growth outlook. Below is a brief commentary on these key aspects. For those interested in digger a bit deeper into my commentary, take a look at the report on Tidewater here.

Flawless balance sheet with high growth potential

Investors in search for stocks with room to flourish should look no further than TDW, with its earnings expected to more than double over the next year. This growth in the bottom-line is bolstered by an impressive top-line expansion of 58% over the same period, which is a sustainable driver of high-quality earnings, as opposed to pure cost-cutting activities. TDW's strong financial health means that all of its upcoming liability payments are able to be met by its current cash and short-term investment holdings. This implies that TDW manages its cash and cost levels well, which is a crucial insight into the health of the company. With a debt-to-equity ratio of 39%, TDW’s debt level is reasonable. This means that TDW’s capital structure strikes a good balance between low-cost debt funding and maintaining financial flexibility without overly restrictive terms of debt.

NYSE:TDW Past and Future Earnings, May 20th 2019

Next Steps:

For Tidewater, I've put together three relevant aspects you should further examine:

  1. Historical Performance: What has TDW'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. Valuation: What is TDW 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 TDW is currently mispriced by the market.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of TDW? 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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