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Should You Be Holding Centuria Metropolitan REIT (ASX:CMA)?

Attractive stocks have exceptional fundamentals. In the case of Centuria Metropolitan REIT (ASX:CMA), there’s is a dependable dividend payer with a an impressive track record of performance, trading at a great value. Below, I’ve touched on some key aspects you should know on a high level. For those interested in understanding where the figures come from and want to see the analysis, read the full report on Centuria Metropolitan REIT here.

Solid track record, good value and pays a dividend

In the past couple of years, CMA has ramped up its bottom line by over 100%, with its latest earnings level surpassing its average level over the last five years. Not only did CMA outperformed its past performance, its growth also surpassed the REITs industry expansion, which generated a -10% earnings growth. This is an optimistic signal for the future. CMA is currently trading below its true value, which means the market is undervaluing the company’s expected cash flow going forward. Investors have the opportunity to buy into the stock to reap capital gains, if CMA’s projected earnings trajectory does follow analyst consensus growth, which determines my intrinsic value of the company. Compared to the rest of the reits industry, CMA is also trading below its peers, relative to earnings generated. This further reaffirms that CMA is potentially undervalued.

ASX:CMA Income Statement Export December 14th 18

CMA is considered one of the top dividend payers in the market, and it has also been able to maintain it at a level in which net income is able to cover dividend payments.

ASX:CMA Historical Dividend Yield December 14th 18

Next Steps:

For Centuria Metropolitan REIT, I’ve compiled three essential aspects you should look at:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for CMA’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for CMA’s outlook.
  2. Financial Health: Are CMA’s operations financially sustainable? Balance sheets can be hard to analyze, which is why we’ve done it for you. Check out our financial health checks here.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of CMA? 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.