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A Holistic Look At Public Storage (NYSE:PSA)

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 Public Storage (NYSE:PSA), it is a highly-regarded dividend-paying company that has been able to sustain great financial health over the past. 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 Public Storage here.

6 star dividend payer with adequate balance sheet

PSA’s ability to maintain an adequate level of cash to meet upcoming liabilities is a good sign for its financial health. This suggests prudent control over cash and cost by management, which is an important determinant of the company’s health. PSA’s has produced operating cash levels of 1.45x total debt over the past year, which implies that PSA’s management has put its borrowings into good use by generating enough cash to cover a sufficient portion of borrowings.

NYSE:PSA Historical Debt November 14th 18

PSA’s reputation for being one of the best dividend payers in the market is supported by the fact that it has been steadily growing its dividend payments over the past ten years and currently is one of the top yielding companies on the markets, at 3.8%.

NYSE:PSA Historical Dividend Yield November 14th 18

Next Steps:

For Public Storage, I’ve put together three fundamental aspects you should further research:

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