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A Spotlight On UP Global Sourcing Holdings plc's (LON:UPGS) Fundamentals

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Building up an investment case requires looking at a stock holistically. Today I've chosen to put the spotlight on UP Global Sourcing Holdings plc (LON:UPGS) due to its excellent fundamentals in more than one area. UPGS is a company with great financial health as well as a an impressive track record of performance. In the following section, I expand a bit more on these key aspects. For those interested in digger a bit deeper into my commentary, take a look at the report on UP Global Sourcing Holdings here.

Proven track record with adequate balance sheet

UPGS delivered a bottom-line expansion of 71% in the prior year, with its most recent earnings level surpassing its average level over the last five years. In addition to beating its historical values, UPGS also outperformed its industry, which delivered a growth of 61%. This is an notable feat for the company. UPGS is financially robust, with ample cash on hand and short-term investments to meet upcoming liabilities. This indicates that UPGS has sufficient cash flows and proper cash management in place, which is a key determinant of the company’s health. Debt funding requires timely payments on interest to lenders. UPGS’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.

LSE:UPGS Income Statement, June 17th 2019
LSE:UPGS Income Statement, June 17th 2019

Next Steps:

For UP Global Sourcing Holdings, there are three pertinent aspects you should further research:

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

  2. Valuation: What is UPGS 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 UPGS is currently mispriced by the market.

  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of UPGS? Explore our interactive list of stocks with large potential to get an idea of what else is out there you may be missing!

We aim to bring you long-term focused research analysis driven by fundamental data. Note that our analysis may not factor in the latest price-sensitive company announcements or qualitative material.

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