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Why Fundamental Investors Might Love Hawkins, Inc. (NASDAQ:HWKN)

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Attractive stocks have exceptional fundamentals. In the case of Hawkins, Inc. (NASDAQ:HWKN), there's is a dependable 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 digging a bit deeper into my commentary, take a look at the report on Hawkins here.

Excellent balance sheet average dividend payer

HWKN is financially robust, with ample cash on hand and short-term investments to meet upcoming liabilities. This implies that HWKN manages its cash and cost levels well, which is a crucial insight into the health of the company. HWKN's has produced operating cash levels of 0.61x total debt over the past year, which implies that HWKN's management has put its borrowings into good use by generating enough cash to cover a sufficient portion of borrowings.

NasdaqGS:HWKN Historical Debt, August 30th 2019
NasdaqGS:HWKN Historical Debt, August 30th 2019

Income investors would also be happy to know that HWKN is a great dividend company, with a current yield standing at 2.1%. HWKN has also been regularly increasing its dividend payments to shareholders over the past decade.

NasdaqGS:HWKN Historical Dividend Yield, August 30th 2019
NasdaqGS:HWKN Historical Dividend Yield, August 30th 2019

Next Steps:

For Hawkins, I've put together three important factors you should further examine:

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

  2. Historical Performance: What has HWKN'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 HWKN? Explore our interactive list of stocks with large potential to get an idea of what else is out there you may be missing!

We aim to bring you long-term focused research analysis driven by fundamental data. Note that our analysis may not factor in the latest price-sensitive company announcements or qualitative material.

If you spot an error that warrants correction, please contact the editor at editorial-team@simplywallst.com. 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. Simply Wall St has no position in the stocks mentioned. Thank you for reading.