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I've been keeping an eye on Sogou Inc. (NYSE:SOGO) because I'm attracted to its fundamentals. Looking at the company as a whole, as a potential stock investment, I believe SOGO has a lot to offer. Basically, it is a company with impressive financial health as well as a excellent future outlook. 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 Sogou here.
Flawless balance sheet with reasonable growth potential
SOGO is an attractive stock for growth-seeking investors, with an expected earnings growth of 22% in the upcoming year, made up of high-quality, operational cash from its core business, which is expected to increase by 51% next year. This indicates a high-quality bottom-line expansion, as opposed to those driven by unsustainable cost-cutting activities. SOGO's ability to maintain an adequate level of cash to meet upcoming liabilities is a good sign for its financial health. This implies that SOGO manages its cash and cost levels well, which is a key determinant of the company’s health. Investors should not worry about SOGO’s debt levels because the company has none! This means it is running its business only on equity capital funding, which is typically normal for a small-cap company. Investors’ risk associated with debt is virtually non-existent and the company has plenty of headroom to grow debt in the future, should the need arise.
For Sogou, there are three key aspects you should look at:
- Historical Performance: What has SOGO'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.
- Valuation: What is SOGO 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 SOGO is currently mispriced by the market.
- Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of SOGO? 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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