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These Factors Make OMV Aktiengesellschaft (VIE:OMV) An Interesting Investment

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Attractive stocks have exceptional fundamentals. In the case of OMV Aktiengesellschaft (VIE:OMV), there's is a well-regarded dividend payer that has been able to sustain great financial health over the past. In the following section, I expand a bit more on these key aspects. For those interested in understanding where the figures come from and want to see the analysis, take a look at the report on OMV here.

Adequate balance sheet average dividend payer

OMV'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 suggests prudent control over cash and cost by management, which is an important determinant of the company’s health. OMV's has produced operating cash levels of 0.68x total debt over the past year, which implies that OMV's management has put its borrowings into good use by generating enough cash to cover a sufficient portion of borrowings.

WBAG:OMV Historical Debt, September 21st 2019

Income investors would also be happy to know that OMV is a great dividend company, with a current yield standing at 3.5%. OMV has also been regularly increasing its dividend payments to shareholders over the past decade.

WBAG:OMV Historical Dividend Yield, September 21st 2019

Next Steps:

For OMV, I've put together three pertinent factors you should further research:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for OMV’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for OMV’s outlook.
  2. Historical Performance: What has OMV'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.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of OMV? 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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