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FLSmidth & Co. A/S (CPH:FLS): Commentary On Fundamentals

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FLSmidth & Co. A/S (CPH:FLS) 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 FLS, it is a company with great financial health as well as a a strong track record of performance. Below is a brief commentary on these key aspects. If you’re interested in understanding beyond my broad commentary, take a look at the report on FLSmidth here.

Excellent balance sheet with proven track record

Over the past year, FLS has grown its earnings by 95%, with its most recent figure exceeding its annual average over the past five years. In addition to beating its historical values, FLS also outperformed its industry, which delivered a growth of 15%. This is an optimistic signal for the future. FLS’s ability to maintain an adequate level of cash to meet upcoming liabilities is a good sign for its financial health. This indicates that FLS has sufficient cash flows and proper cash management in place, which is an important determinant of the company’s health. FLS’s debt-to-equity ratio stands at 34%, which means its debt level is acceptable. This means that FLS’s capital structure strikes a good balance between low-cost debt funding and maintaining financial flexibility without overly restrictive terms of debt.

CPSE:FLS Income Statement, March 9th 2019

Next Steps:

For FLSmidth, I’ve put together three key aspects you should further research:

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