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Why Fundamental Investors Might Love Pinduoduo Inc. (NASDAQ:PDD)

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Pinduoduo Inc. (NASDAQ:PDD) 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 PDD, it is a company with impressive financial health as well as an optimistic future outlook. 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 Pinduoduo here.

Flawless balance sheet with exceptional growth potential

Investors in search for stocks with room to flourish should look no further than PDD, with its earnings expected to more than double over the next year. Earnings growth is paired with an eye-catching top-line trajectory also doubling over the same period, which indicates a high-quality bottom-line expansion, as opposed to those driven by unsustainable cost-cutting activities. PDD’s ability to maintain an adequate level of cash to meet upcoming liabilities is a good sign for its financial health. This indicates that PDD has sufficient cash flows and proper cash management in place, which is an important determinant of the company’s health. Looking at PDD’s capital structure, the company has no debt on its balance sheet. This implies that the company is running its operations purely on off equity funding. which is rather impressive for a US$35b market cap company. PDD has plenty of financial flexibility, without debt obligations to meet in the short term, as well as the headroom to raise debt should it need to in the future.

NasdaqGS:PDD Past and Future Earnings, March 12th 2019

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For Pinduoduo, I’ve compiled three fundamental aspects you should look at:

  1. Historical Performance: What has PDD’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.
  2. Valuation: What is PDD 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 PDD is currently mispriced by the market.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of PDD? 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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