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Jardine Cycle & Carriage Limited (SGX:C07): Commentary On Fundamentals

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Jardine Cycle & Carriage Limited (SGX:C07) is a stock with outstanding fundamental characteristics. When we build an investment case, we need to look at the stock with a holistic perspective. In the case of C07, 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 digger a bit deeper into my commentary, read the full report on Jardine Cycle & Carriage here.

Adequate balance sheet average dividend payer

C07's strong financial health means that all of its upcoming liability payments are able to be met by its current cash and short-term investment holdings. This indicates that C07 has sufficient cash flows and proper cash management in place, which is an important determinant of the company’s health. C07 seems to have put its debt to good use, generating operating cash levels of 0.27x 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.

SGX:C07 Historical Debt, March 29th 2019

For those seeking income streams from their portfolio, C07 is a robust dividend payer as well. Over the past decade, the company has consistently increased its dividend payout, reaching a yield of 3.6%.

SGX:C07 Historical Dividend Yield, March 29th 2019

Next Steps:

For Jardine Cycle & Carriage, there are three fundamental factors you should look at:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for C07’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for C07’s outlook.
  2. Historical Performance: What has C07'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 C07? 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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