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Why I Like Incyte Corporation (NASDAQ:INCY)

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Incyte Corporation (NASDAQ:INCY) 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 INCY, it is a company with impressive financial health as well as an optimistic growth outlook. Below, I've touched on some key aspects you should know on a high level. For those interested in understanding where the figures come from and want to see the analysis, take a look at the report on Incyte here.

Flawless balance sheet with reasonable growth potential

Investors in search for stocks with room to flourish should look no further than INCY, with its expected earinngs growth of 40%, made up of high-quality, operational cash from its core business, which is expected to increase by 80% next year. This indicates a high-quality bottom-line expansion, as opposed to those driven by unsustainable cost-cutting activities. INCY's strong financial health means that all of its upcoming liability payments are able to be met by its current cash and short-term investment holdings. This indicates that INCY has sufficient cash flows and proper cash management in place, which is a crucial insight into the health of the company. INCY's has produced operating cash levels of 11.2x total debt over the past year, which implies that INCY's management has put its borrowings into good use by generating enough cash to cover a sufficient portion of borrowings.

NasdaqGS:INCY Past and Future Earnings, May 20th 2019

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For Incyte, I've put together three pertinent factors you should further examine:

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