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Thomson Reuters Corporation (TSE:TRI): A Fundamentally Attractive Investment

Attractive stocks have exceptional fundamentals. In the case of Thomson Reuters Corporation (TSE:TRI), there’s is a financially-healthy , dividend-paying company with a a great history 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, read the full report on Thomson Reuters here.

Solid track record established dividend payer

TRI delivered a triple-digit bottom-line expansion over the past couple of years, with its most recent earnings level surpassing its average level over the last five years. Not only did TRI outperformed its past performance, its growth also surpassed the Capital Markets industry expansion, which generated a 27% earnings growth. This is what investors like to see! TRI is financially robust, with ample cash on hand and short-term investments to meet upcoming liabilities. This indicates that TRI has sufficient cash flows and proper cash management in place, which is a key determinant of the company’s health. TRI appears to have made good use of debt, producing operating cash levels of 0.36x total debt in the prior year. This is a strong indication that debt is reasonably met with cash generated.

TSX:TRI Income Statement Export November 7th 18

TRI 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.

TSX:TRI Historical Dividend Yield November 7th 18

Next Steps:

For Thomson Reuters, I’ve compiled three fundamental aspects you should further examine:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for TRI’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for TRI’s outlook.
  2. Valuation: What is TRI 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 TRI is currently mispriced by the market.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of TRI? 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 past 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. For errors that warrant correction please contact the editor at editorial-team@simplywallst.com.