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STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ:STAA) Has Attractive Fundamentals

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Attractive stocks have exceptional fundamentals. In the case of STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ:STAA), there's is a company with strong financial health as well as an optimistic future outlook. In the following section, I expand a bit more 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 STAAR Surgical here.

Flawless balance sheet with high growth potential

STAA is an attractive stock for growth-seeking investors, with an expected earnings growth of 65% in the upcoming year. Earnings growth is paired with an eye-catching top-line trajectory of 51%, which indicates a high-quality bottom-line expansion, as opposed to those driven simple by unsustainable cost-cutting activities. STAA'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 suggests prudent control over cash and cost by management, which is an important determinant of the company’s health. STAA's has produced operating cash levels of 5.14x total debt over the past year, which implies that STAA's management has put its borrowings into good use by generating enough cash to cover a sufficient portion of borrowings.

NasdaqGM:STAA Past and Future Earnings, October 2nd 2019

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For STAAR Surgical, I've compiled three fundamental aspects you should further examine:

  1. Historical Performance: What has STAA'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.
  2. Valuation: What is STAA 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 STAA is currently mispriced by the market.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of STAA? 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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