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A Spotlight On Severn Trent Plc's (LON:SVT) Fundamentals

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Attractive stocks have exceptional fundamentals. In the case of Severn Trent Plc (LON:SVT), there's is a notable dividend-paying company with a a strong history of delivering benchmark-beating performance. In the following section, I expand a bit more on these key aspects. If you're interested in understanding beyond my broad commentary, read the full report on Severn Trent here.

Established dividend payer with proven track record

Over the past year, SVT has grown its earnings by 32%, with its most recent figure exceeding its annual average over the past five years. In addition to beating its historical values, SVT also outperformed its industry, which delivered a growth of 5.2%. This is what investors like to see!

LSE:SVT Income Statement, June 27th 2019

SVT is also a dividend company, with ample net income to cover its dividend payout, which has been consistently growing over the past decade, keeping income investors happy.

LSE:SVT Historical Dividend Yield, June 27th 2019

Next Steps:

For Severn Trent, I've compiled three relevant aspects you should further examine:

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