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How BE Semiconductor Industries N.V. (AMS:BESI) Could Add Value To Your Portfolio

Veer Mallick

BE Semiconductor Industries N.V. (AMS:BESI) 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 BESI, it is a company with great financial health as well as a a strong track record of performance. Below is a brief commentary on these key aspects. For those interested in understanding where the figures come from and want to see the analysis, take a look at the report on BE Semiconductor Industries here.

Proven track record with adequate balance sheet

BESI delivered a satisfying double-digit returns of 43% in the most recent year Not surprisingly, BESI outperformed its industry which returned 13%, giving us more conviction of the company’s capacity to drive bottom-line growth going forward. BESI is financially robust, with ample cash on hand and short-term investments to meet upcoming liabilities. This implies that BESI manages its cash and cost levels well, which is a key determinant of the company’s health. BESI seems to have put its debt to good use, generating operating cash levels of 0.72x 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.

ENXTAM:BESI Income Statement Export January 25th 19

Next Steps:

For BE Semiconductor Industries, I’ve put together three relevant aspects you should further examine:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for BESI’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for BESI’s outlook.
  2. Valuation: What is BESI worth today? Is the stock undervalued, even when its growth outlook is factored into its intrinsic value? The intrinsic value infographic in our free research report helps visualize whether BESI is currently mispriced by the market.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of BESI? 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.