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Is It Time To Consider Buying SYNNEX Corporation (NYSE:SNX)?

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SYNNEX Corporation (NYSE:SNX), is not the largest company out there, but it led the NYSE gainers with a relatively large price hike in the past couple of weeks. With many analysts covering the mid-cap stock, we may expect any price-sensitive announcements have already been factored into the stock’s share price. However, what if the stock is still a bargain? Let’s examine SYNNEX’s valuation and outlook in more detail to determine if there’s still a bargain opportunity.

See our latest analysis for SYNNEX

What's the opportunity in SYNNEX?

Great news for investors – SYNNEX is still trading at a fairly cheap price according to my price multiple model, where I compare the company's price-to-earnings ratio to the industry average. In this instance, I’ve used the price-to-earnings (PE) ratio given that there is not enough information to reliably forecast the stock’s cash flows. I find that SYNNEX’s ratio of 15.76x is below its peer average of 25.4x, which indicates the stock is trading at a lower price compared to the Electronic industry. What’s more interesting is that, SYNNEX’s share price is quite volatile, which gives us more chances to buy since the share price could sink lower (or rise higher) in the future. This is based on its high beta, which is a good indicator for how much the stock moves relative to the rest of the market.

What does the future of SYNNEX look like?

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Future outlook is an important aspect when you’re looking at buying a stock, especially if you are an investor looking for growth in your portfolio. Buying a great company with a robust outlook at a cheap price is always a good investment, so let’s also take a look at the company's future expectations. However, with a relatively muted profit growth of 9.9% expected over the next year, growth doesn’t seem like a key driver for a buy decision for SYNNEX, at least in the short term.

What this means for you:

Are you a shareholder? Even though growth is relatively muted, since SNX is currently trading below the industry PE ratio, it may be a great time to accumulate more of your holdings in the stock. However, there are also other factors such as financial health to consider, which could explain the current price multiple.

Are you a potential investor? If you’ve been keeping an eye on SNX for a while, now might be the time to make a leap. Its future profit outlook isn’t fully reflected in the current share price yet, which means it’s not too late to buy SNX. But before you make any investment decisions, consider other factors such as the track record of its management team, in order to make a well-informed assessment.

So while earnings quality is important, it's equally important to consider the risks facing SYNNEX at this point in time. At Simply Wall St, we found 2 warning signs for SYNNEX and we think they deserve your attention.

If you are no longer interested in SYNNEX, you can use our free platform to see our list of over 50 other stocks with a high growth potential.

This article by Simply Wall St is general in nature. It does not constitute a recommendation to buy or sell any stock, and does not take account of your objectives, or your financial situation. We aim to bring you long-term focused analysis driven by fundamental data. Note that our analysis may not factor in the latest price-sensitive company announcements or qualitative material. Simply Wall St has no position in any stocks mentioned.

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