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Does The Data Make Dalata Hotel Group plc (ISE:DHG) An Attractive Investment?

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Dalata Hotel Group plc (ISE:DHG) is a company with exceptional fundamental characteristics. Upon building up an investment case for a stock, we should look at various aspects. In the case of DHG, it is a company with great financial health as well as a a strong track record of performance. In the following section, I expand a bit more on these key aspects. If you're interested in understanding beyond my broad commentary, read the full report on Dalata Hotel Group here.

Proven track record with adequate balance sheet

Over the past few years, DHG has demonstrated a proven ability to generate robust returns of 6.3% Unsurprisingly, DHG surpassed the industry return of 5.4%, which gives us more confidence of the company's capacity to drive earnings going forward. DHG’s debt-to-equity ratio stands at 34%, which means its debt level is acceptable. This means that DHG’s capital structure strikes a good balance between low-cost debt funding and maintaining financial flexibility without overly restrictive terms of debt. DHG seems to have put its debt to good use, generating operating cash levels of 0.38x 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.

ISE:DHG Income Statement, May 2nd 2019

Next Steps:

For Dalata Hotel Group, I've compiled three relevant factors you should further examine:

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