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Why Reliance Worldwide Corporation Limited (ASX:RWC) Could Be Worth Watching

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Reliance Worldwide Corporation Limited (ASX:RWC), might not be a large cap stock, but it saw a double-digit share price rise of over 10% in the past couple of months on the ASX. With many analysts covering the mid-cap stock, we may expect any price-sensitive announcements have already been factored into the stock’s share price. However, what if the stock is still a bargain? Today I will analyse the most recent data on Reliance Worldwide’s outlook and valuation to see if the opportunity still exists.

View our latest analysis for Reliance Worldwide

Is Reliance Worldwide still cheap?

Reliance Worldwide appears to be overvalued by 30% at the moment, based on my discounted cash flow valuation. The stock is currently priced at AU$4.48 on the market compared to my intrinsic value of A$3.45. Not the best news for investors looking to buy! Another thing to keep in mind is that Reliance Worldwide’s share price is quite stable relative to the market, as indicated by its low beta. This means that if you believe the current share price should move towards its intrinsic value over time, a low beta could suggest it is not likely to reach that level anytime soon, and once it’s there, it may be hard to fall back down into an attractive buying range again.

What kind of growth will Reliance Worldwide generate?

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Future outlook is an important aspect when you’re looking at buying a stock, especially if you are an investor looking for growth in your portfolio. Although value investors would argue that it’s the intrinsic value relative to the price that matter the most, a more compelling investment thesis would be high growth potential at a cheap price. Reliance Worldwide's earnings over the next few years are expected to double, indicating a very optimistic future ahead. This should lead to stronger cash flows, feeding into a higher share value.

What this means for you:

Are you a shareholder? It seems like the market has well and truly priced in RWC’s positive outlook, with shares trading above its fair value. However, this brings up another question – is now the right time to sell? If you believe RWC should trade below its current price, selling high and buying it back up again when its price falls towards its real value can be profitable. But before you make this decision, take a look at whether its fundamentals have changed.

Are you a potential investor? If you’ve been keeping tabs on RWC for some time, now may not be the best time to enter into the stock. The price has surpassed its true value, which means there’s no upside from mispricing. However, the optimistic prospect is encouraging for RWC, which means it’s worth diving deeper into other factors in order to take advantage of the next price drop.

In light of this, if you'd like to do more analysis on the company, it's vital to be informed of the risks involved. In terms of investment risks, we've identified 1 warning sign with Reliance Worldwide, and understanding it should be part of your investment process.

If you are no longer interested in Reliance Worldwide, you can use our free platform to see our list of over 50 other stocks with a high growth potential.

This article by Simply Wall St is general in nature. It does not constitute a recommendation to buy or sell any stock, and does not take account of your objectives, or your financial situation. We aim to bring you long-term focused analysis driven by fundamental data. Note that our analysis may not factor in the latest price-sensitive company announcements or qualitative material. Simply Wall St has no position in any stocks mentioned.

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