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How Kewaunee Scientific Corporation (NASDAQ:KEQU) Could Add Value To Your Portfolio

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I've been keeping an eye on Kewaunee Scientific Corporation (NASDAQ:KEQU) because I'm attracted to its fundamentals. Looking at the company as a whole, as a potential stock investment, I believe KEQU has a lot to offer. Basically, it is a highly-regarded dividend payer that has been able to sustain great financial health over the past. Below is a brief commentary on these key aspects. For those interested in digger a bit deeper into my commentary, read the full report on Kewaunee Scientific here.

Flawless balance sheet average dividend payer

KEQU'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 implies that KEQU manages its cash and cost levels well, which is an important determinant of the company’s health. KEQU appears to have made good use of debt, producing operating cash levels of 1.22x total debt in the prior year. This is a strong indication that debt is reasonably met with cash generated.

NasdaqGM:KEQU Historical Debt, April 18th 2019

Income investors would also be happy to know that KEQU is a great dividend company, with a current yield standing at 3.5%. KEQU has also been regularly increasing its dividend payments to shareholders over the past decade.

NasdaqGM:KEQU Historical Dividend Yield, April 18th 2019

Next Steps:

For Kewaunee Scientific, I've put together three important aspects you should further research:

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