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Gr Sarantis SA (ATH:SAR): A Fundamentally Attractive Investment

Heidi Stubbs

Building up an investment case requires looking at a stock holistically. Today I’ve chosen to put the spotlight on Gr Sarantis SA (ATH:SAR) due to its excellent fundamentals in more than one area. SAR is a dependable dividend-paying company that has been able to sustain great financial health over the past. Below is a brief commentary on these key aspects. If you’re interested in understanding beyond my high-level commentary, read the full report on Gr. Sarantis here.

Flawless balance sheet average dividend payer

SAR is financially robust, with ample cash on hand and short-term investments to meet upcoming liabilities. This indicates that SAR has sufficient cash flows and proper cash management in place, which is a key determinant of the company’s health. SAR seems to have put its debt to good use, generating operating cash levels of 0.88x 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 August 23rd 18

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 August 23rd 18

Next Steps:

For Gr. Sarantis, I’ve put together three important factors you should further examine:

  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!

To help readers see past the short term volatility of the financial market, we aim to bring you a long-term focused research analysis purely driven by fundamental data. Note that our analysis does not factor in the latest price-sensitive company announcements.

The author is an independent contributor and at the time of publication had no position in the stocks mentioned. For errors that warrant correction please contact the editor at editorial-team@simplywallst.com.