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Is Gr. Sarantis S.A. (ATH:SAR) Potentially Underrated?

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As an investor, I look for investments which does not compromise one fundamental factor for another. By this I mean, I look at stocks holistically, from their financial health to their future outlook. In the case of Gr. Sarantis S.A. (ATH:SAR), it is a dependable dividend-paying company 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 digger a bit deeper into my commentary, take a look at the report on Gr. Sarantis here.

Flawless balance sheet average dividend payer

SAR's ability to maintain an adequate level of cash to meet upcoming liabilities is a good sign for its financial health. This suggests prudent control over cash and cost by management, which is an important determinant of the company’s health. SAR seems to have put its debt to good use, generating operating cash levels of 0.42x 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.

ATSE:SAR Historical Debt, April 2nd 2019

SAR is also a dividend company, with ample net income to cover its dividend payout, which has been consistently growing over the past decade, keeping income investors happy.

ATSE:SAR Historical Dividend Yield, April 2nd 2019

Next Steps:

For Gr. Sarantis, there are three important factors you should look at:

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