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An Examination Of Hubbell Incorporated (NYSE:HUBB)

Simply Wall St

Building up an investment case requires looking at a stock holistically. Today I've chosen to put the spotlight on Hubbell Incorporated (NYSE:HUBB) due to its excellent fundamentals in more than one area. HUBB is a well-regarded dividend-paying company with an impressive track record of delivering benchmark-beating performance. Below, I've touched on some key aspects you should know on a high level. For those interested in digging a bit deeper into my commentary, take a look at the report on Hubbell here.

Solid track record established dividend payer

In the previous year, HUBB has ramped up its bottom line by 42%, 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 20%, which is what investors like to see!

NYSE:HUBB Income Statement, October 7th 2019
NYSE:HUBB Income Statement, October 7th 2019

For those seeking income streams from their portfolio, HUBB is a robust dividend payer as well. Over the past decade, the company has consistently increased its dividend payout, reaching a yield of 2.6%.

NYSE:HUBB Historical Dividend Yield, October 7th 2019
NYSE:HUBB Historical Dividend Yield, October 7th 2019

Next Steps:

For Hubbell, I've put together three important factors you should further research:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for HUBB’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for HUBB’s outlook.

  2. Financial Health: Are HUBB’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 HUBB? 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.