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An Examination Of Ardelyx, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARDX)

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I’ve been keeping an eye on Ardelyx, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARDX) because I’m attracted to its fundamentals. Looking at the company as a whole, as a potential stock investment, I believe ARDX has a lot to offer. Basically, it is a company with robust financial health as well as an optimistic growth outlook. 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 Ardelyx here.

Excellent balance sheet with high growth potential

ARDX’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 indicates that ARDX has sufficient cash flows and proper cash management in place, which is a key determinant of the company’s health. ARDX’s debt-to-equity ratio stands at 35%, which means its debt level is acceptable. This implies that ARDX has a healthy balance between taking advantage of low cost debt funding as well as sufficient financial flexibility without succumbing to the strict terms of debt.

NasdaqGM:ARDX Past and Future Earnings, March 1st 2019

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For Ardelyx, there are three essential factors you should look at:

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