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Building up an investment case requires looking at a stock holistically. Today I've chosen to put the spotlight on IGM Financial Inc. (TSE:IGM) due to its excellent fundamentals in more than one area. IGM is a well-regarded dividend payer that has been able to sustain great financial health over the past. 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 IGM Financial here.
Established dividend payer with adequate balance sheet
IGM's ability to maintain an adequate level of cash to meet upcoming liabilities is a good sign for its financial health. This implies that IGM manages its cash and cost levels well, which is a key determinant of the company’s health. IGM's has produced operating cash levels of 0.32x total debt over the past year, which implies that IGM's management has put its borrowings into good use by generating enough cash to cover a sufficient portion of borrowings.
For those seeking income streams from their portfolio, IGM is a robust dividend payer as well. Over the past decade, the company has consistently increased its dividend payout, reaching a yield of 6.0%, making it one of the best dividend companies in the market.
For IGM Financial, I've put together three fundamental aspects you should look at:
- Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for IGM’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for IGM’s outlook.
- Historical Performance: What has IGM'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.
- Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of IGM? 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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