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Why Etn Fr. Colruyt NV (EBR:COLR) Is An Attractive Investment

Cole Patterson

As an investor, I look for investments which does not compromise one fundamental factor for another. By this I mean, I look at stocks holistically, from their financial health to their future outlook. In the case of Etn Fr. Colruyt NV (ENXTBR:COLR), it is a dependable dividend-paying company that has been able to sustain great financial health over the past. Below is a brief commentary on these key aspects. For those interested in digger a bit deeper into my commentary, take a look at the report on Etn. Fr. Colruyt here.

Excellent balance sheet established dividend payer

COLR’s debt-to-equity ratio stands at 1.25%, which means its debt level is low. This means the company has plenty of headroom to grow, and the ability to raise debt should it need to in the future. COLR’s has produced operating cash levels of 17.05x total debt over the past year, which implies that COLR’s management has put its borrowings into good use by generating enough cash to cover a sufficient portion of borrowings.

ENXTBR:COLR Historical Debt Jun 19th 18

For those seeking income streams from their portfolio, COLR is a robust dividend payer as well. Over the past decade, the company has consistently increased its dividend payout, reaching a yield of 2.60%.

ENXTBR:COLR Historical Dividend Yield Jun 19th 18

Next Steps:

For Etn. Fr. Colruyt, I’ve compiled three key factors you should look at:

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