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Why CSS Industries Inc (NYSE:CSS) Is An Attractive Investment To Consider

I’ve been keeping an eye on CSS Industries Inc (NYSE:CSS) because I’m attracted to its fundamentals. Looking at the company as a whole, as a potential stock investment, I believe CSS has a lot to offer. Basically, it is a highly-regarded dividend payer 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. If you’re interested in understanding beyond my high-level commentary, read the full report on CSS Industries here.

Adequate balance sheet average dividend payer

CSS is financially robust, with ample cash on hand and short-term investments to meet upcoming liabilities. This suggests prudent control over cash and cost by management, which is a key determinant of the company’s health. CSS’s has produced operating cash levels of 0.77x total debt over the past year, which implies that CSS’s management has put its borrowings into good use by generating enough cash to cover a sufficient portion of borrowings.

NYSE:CSS Historical Debt November 2nd 18

Income investors would also be happy to know that CSS is one of the highest dividend payers in the market, with current dividend yield standing at 6.0%. CSS has also been regularly increasing its dividend payments to shareholders over the past decade.

NYSE:CSS Historical Dividend Yield November 2nd 18

Next Steps:

For CSS Industries, I’ve compiled three key aspects you should further examine:

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