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Should You Be Holding Atresmedia Corporación de Medios de Comunicación, S.A. (BME:A3M)?

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Building up an investment case requires looking at a stock holistically. Today I've chosen to put the spotlight on Atresmedia Corporación de Medios de Comunicación, S.A. (BME:A3M) due to its excellent fundamentals in more than one area. A3M is a financially-healthy , dividend-paying company with a an impressive history of performance. 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 Atresmedia Corporación de Medios de Comunicación here.

Proven track record with adequate balance sheet and pays a dividend

Over the past few years, A3M has demonstrated a proven ability to generate robust returns of 21% Not surprisingly, A3M outperformed its industry which returned 11%, giving us more conviction of the company's capacity to drive bottom-line growth going forward. A3M's ability to maintain an adequate level of cash to meet upcoming liabilities is a good sign for its financial health. This implies that A3M manages its cash and cost levels well, which is an important determinant of the company’s health. A3M seems to have put its debt to good use, generating operating cash levels of 0.52x 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.

BME:A3M Income Statement, June 16th 2019

Income investors would also be happy to know that A3M is one of the highest dividend payers in the market, with current dividend yield standing at 11%. A3M has also been regularly increasing its dividend payments to shareholders over the past decade.

BME:A3M Historical Dividend Yield, June 16th 2019

Next Steps:

For Atresmedia Corporación de Medios de Comunicación, there are three relevant aspects you should look at:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for A3M’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for A3M’s outlook.
  2. Valuation: What is A3M 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 A3M is currently mispriced by the market.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of A3M? 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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