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Why PhotoCure ASA (OB:PHO) Is An Attractive Investment To Consider

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PhotoCure ASA (OB:PHO) 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 PHO, it is a company with robust financial health as well as an optimistic growth outlook. In the following section, I expand a bit more on these key aspects. If you're interested in understanding beyond my broad commentary, take a look at the report on PhotoCure here.

Flawless balance sheet with exceptional growth potential

Investors in search for stocks with room to flourish should look no further than PHO, with its earnings expected to more than double over the next year. This growth in the bottom-line is bolstered by an impressive top-line expansion of 80% over the same period, which is a sustainable driver of high-quality earnings, as opposed to pure cost-cutting activities. PHO's ability to maintain an adequate level of cash to meet upcoming liabilities is a good sign for its financial health. This suggests prudent control over cash and cost by management, which is a crucial insight into the health of the company. Looking at PHO's capital structure, the company has no debt on its balance sheet. It has only utilized funding from its equity capital to run the business, which is typically normal for a small-cap company. Therefore the company has plenty of headroom to grow, and the ability to raise debt should it need to in the future.

OB:PHO Past and Future Earnings, June 11th 2019

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For PhotoCure, there are three relevant aspects you should look at:

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