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Spotlight On Andritz AG’s (VIE:ANDR) Fundamentals

Bryan Cramer

As an investor, I look for investments which does not compromise one fundamental factor for another. By this I mean, I look at stocks holistically, from their financial health to their future outlook. In the case of Andritz AG (WBAG:ANDR), it is a highly-regarded dividend-paying company that has been able to sustain great financial health over the past. In the following section, I expand a bit more on these key aspects. If you’re interested in understanding beyond my high-level commentary, take a look at the report on Andritz here.

Adequate balance sheet average dividend payer

ANDR’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 ANDR manages its cash and cost levels well, which is a crucial insight into the health of the company. Debt funding requires timely payments on interest to lenders. ANDR’s earnings sufficiently covered its interest in the prior year, which indicates there’s low risk associated with the company not being able to meet these key expenses.

WBAG:ANDR Historical Debt Jun 15th 18

For those seeking income streams from their portfolio, ANDR is a robust dividend payer as well. Over the past decade, the company has consistently increased its dividend payout, reaching a yield of 3.53%.

WBAG:ANDR Historical Dividend Yield Jun 15th 18

Next Steps:

For Andritz, I’ve put together three pertinent factors you should further examine:

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