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Why I Like Mapfre SA (BME:MAP)

Mapfre SA (BME:MAP) is a stock with outstanding fundamental characteristics. When we build an investment case, we need to look at the stock with a holistic perspective. In the case of MAP, it is a well-regarded dividend payer that has been a rockstar for income investors, currently trading at an attractive share price. Below is a brief commentary on these key aspects. For those interested in understanding where the figures come from and want to see the analysis, take a look at the report on Mapfre here.

Established dividend payer and good value

MAP is currently trading below its true value, which means the market is undervaluing the company’s expected cash flow going forward. According to my intrinsic value of the stock, which is driven by analyst consensus forecast of MAP’s earnings, investors now have the opportunity to buy into the stock to reap capital gains. Also, relative to the rest of its peers with similar levels of earnings, MAP’s share price is trading below the group’s average. This further reaffirms that MAP is potentially undervalued.

BME:MAP Intrinsic Value Export September 28th 18

Income investors would also be happy to know that MAP is one of the highest dividend payers in the market, with current dividend yield standing at 5.3%. MAP has also been regularly increasing its dividend payments to shareholders over the past decade.

BME:MAP Historical Dividend Yield September 28th 18

Next Steps:

For Mapfre, I’ve compiled three key aspects you should further examine:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for MAP’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for MAP’s outlook.
  2. Historical Performance: What has MAP’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 MAP? 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 past 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. For errors that warrant correction please contact the editor at editorial-team@simplywallst.com.