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Is Now The Time To Look At Buying Silgan Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SLGN)?

Kristin Rankin

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Silgan Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SLGN), which is in the packaging business, and is based in United States, received a lot of attention from a substantial price increase on the NASDAQGS over the last few months. As a mid-cap stock with high coverage by analysts, you could assume any recent changes in the company’s outlook is already priced into the stock. But what if there is still an opportunity to buy? Today I will analyse the most recent data on Silgan Holdings’s outlook and valuation to see if the opportunity still exists.

Check out our latest analysis for Silgan Holdings

What is Silgan Holdings worth?

According to my valuation model, Silgan Holdings seems to be fairly priced at around 10.99% above my intrinsic value, which means if you buy Silgan Holdings today, you’d be paying a relatively reasonable price for it. And if you believe that the stock is really worth $25.07, then there isn’t really any room for the share price grow beyond what it’s currently trading. Furthermore, Silgan Holdings’s low beta implies that the stock is less volatile than the wider market.

What kind of growth will Silgan Holdings generate?

NASDAQGS:SLGN Future Profit February 11th 19

Future outlook is an important aspect when you’re looking at buying a stock, especially if you are an investor looking for growth in your portfolio. Buying a great company with a robust outlook at a cheap price is always a good investment, so let’s also take a look at the company’s future expectations. Silgan Holdings’s earnings over the next few years are expected to increase by 21%, indicating a highly optimistic future ahead. This should lead to more robust cash flows, feeding into a higher share value.

What this means for you:

Are you a shareholder? It seems like the market has already priced in SLGN’s positive outlook, with shares trading around its fair value. However, there are also other important factors which we haven’t considered today, such as the track record of its management team. Have these factors changed since the last time you looked at the stock? Will you have enough confidence to invest in the company should the price drop below its fair value?

Are you a potential investor? If you’ve been keeping an eye on SLGN, now may not be the most advantageous time to buy, given it is trading around its fair value. However, the positive outlook is encouraging for the company, which means it’s worth further examining other factors such as the strength of its balance sheet, in order to take advantage of the next price drop.

Price is just the tip of the iceberg. Dig deeper into what truly matters – the fundamentals – before you make a decision on Silgan Holdings. You can find everything you need to know about Silgan Holdings in the latest infographic research report. If you are no longer interested in Silgan Holdings, you can use our free platform to see my list of over 50 other stocks with a high growth potential.

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.