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Why Acadian Timber Corp (TSE:ADN) Is An Attractive Investment To Consider

Building up an investment case requires looking at a stock holistically. Today I’ve chosen to put the spotlight on Acadian Timber Corp (TSE:ADN) due to its excellent fundamentals in more than one area. ADN is a well-regarded dividend-paying company that has been able to sustain great financial health over the past. Below, I’ve touched on some key aspects you should know on a high level. For those interested in digger a bit deeper into my commentary, read the full report on Acadian Timber here.

Excellent balance sheet average dividend payer

ADN’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 implies that ADN manages its cash and cost levels well, which is a crucial insight into the health of the company. ADN appears to have made good use of debt, producing operating cash levels of 0.21x total debt in the prior year. This is a strong indication that debt is reasonably met with cash generated.

TSX:ADN Historical Debt November 1st 18

ADN’s reputation for being one of the best dividend payers in the market is supported by the fact that it has been steadily growing its dividend payments over the past ten years and currently is one of the top yielding companies on the markets, at 6.6%.

TSX:ADN Historical Dividend Yield November 1st 18

Next Steps:

For Acadian Timber, I’ve compiled three relevant factors you should further examine:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for ADN’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for ADN’s outlook.
  2. Historical Performance: What has ADN’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.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of ADN? 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.