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Should Orion Engineered Carbons S.A. (NYSE:OEC) Be Your Next Stock Pick?

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Building up an investment case requires looking at a stock holistically. Today I've chosen to put the spotlight on Orion Engineered Carbons S.A. (NYSE:OEC) due to its excellent fundamentals in more than one area. OEC is a dependable dividend payer with a a strong track record of delivering benchmark-beating performance. Below is a brief commentary on these key aspects. If you're interested in understanding beyond my broad commentary, read the full report on Orion Engineered Carbons here.

Proven track record average dividend payer

Over the past few years, OEC has demonstrated a proven ability to generate robust returns of 11% Unsurprisingly, OEC surpassed the industry return of 7.1%, which gives us more confidence of the company's capacity to drive earnings going forward.

NYSE:OEC Income Statement, June 5th 2019

OEC is considered one of the top dividend payers in the market, and it has also been able to maintain it at a level in which net income is able to cover dividend payments.

NYSE:OEC Historical Dividend Yield, June 5th 2019

Next Steps:

For Orion Engineered Carbons, I've put together three key factors you should further examine:

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