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Why Cullen/Frost Bankers Inc (NYSE:CFR) Is Truly A Standout Investment

Jodi Pearce

Cullen/Frost Bankers Inc (NYSE:CFR) is a company with exceptional fundamental characteristics. Upon building up an investment case for a stock, we should look at various aspects. In the case of CFR, it is a financially-sound , dividend-paying company with a a strong 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, take a look at the report on Cullen/Frost Bankers here.

Flawless balance sheet with solid track record and pays a dividend

CFR delivered a bottom-line expansion of 20.70% in the prior year, with its most recent earnings level surpassing its average level over the last five years. In addition to beating its historical values, CFR also outperformed its industry, which delivered a growth of 8.20%. This is an optimistic signal for the future.

NYSE:CFR Income Statement Jun 19th 18

CFR 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.

NYSE:CFR Historical Dividend Yield Jun 19th 18

Next Steps:

For Cullen/Frost Bankers, I’ve compiled three key factors you should further examine:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for CFR’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for CFR’s outlook.
  2. Valuation: What is CFR 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 CFR is currently mispriced by the market.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of CFR? 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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The author is an independent contributor and at the time of publication had no position in the stocks mentioned.