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Should You Be Holding Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS)?

Simply Wall St

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 Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), it is a notable dividend payer with a a strong history of delivering benchmark-beating performance. Below is a brief commentary on these key aspects. If you're interested in understanding beyond my broad commentary, take a look at the report on Harris here.

Solid track record established dividend payer

In the previous year, HRS has ramped up its bottom line by 39%, with its latest earnings level surpassing its average level over the last five years. In addition to beating its historical values, HRS also outperformed its industry, which delivered a growth of 29%. This paints a buoyant picture for the company.

NYSE:HRS Income Statement, April 17th 2019

HRS 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.

NYSE:HRS Historical Dividend Yield, April 17th 2019

Next Steps:

For Harris, there are three important aspects you should further research:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for HRS’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for HRS’s outlook.
  2. Financial Health: Are HRS’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 HRS? 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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