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Should Hindustan Oil Exploration Company Limited (NSE:HINDOILEXP) Be Your Next Stock Pick?

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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 Hindustan Oil Exploration Company Limited (NSE:HINDOILEXP), it is a company with robust financial health as well as a buoyant growth outlook. Below is a brief commentary on these key aspects. For those interested in digger a bit deeper into my commentary, take a look at the report on Hindustan Oil Exploration here.

Exceptional growth potential with excellent balance sheet

HINDOILEXP is an attractive stock for growth-seeking investors, with an expected earnings growth of 54% in the upcoming year. Earnings growth is paired with an eye-catching top-line trajectory also doubling over the same period, which indicates a high-quality bottom-line expansion, as opposed to those driven by unsustainable cost-cutting activities. HINDOILEXP is financially robust, with ample cash on hand and short-term investments to meet upcoming liabilities. This indicates that HINDOILEXP has sufficient cash flows and proper cash management in place, which is a crucial insight into the health of the company. Looking at HINDOILEXP's capital structure, the company has very trivial amounts of debt on its balance sheet. The risk associated with debt is virtually non-existent and the company has plenty of headroom to grow debt in the future, should the need arise.

NSEI:HINDOILEXP Past and Future Earnings, April 26th 2019

Next Steps:

For Hindustan Oil Exploration, there are three fundamental factors you should further examine:

  1. Historical Performance: What has HINDOILEXP'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.
  2. Valuation: What is HINDOILEXP 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 HINDOILEXP is currently mispriced by the market.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of HINDOILEXP? 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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