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Why We Think Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:MXIM) Could Be Worth Looking At

Cameron Brookes

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I’ve been keeping an eye on Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:MXIM) because I’m attracted to its fundamentals. Looking at the company as a whole, as a potential stock investment, I believe MXIM has a lot to offer. Basically, it is a financially-sound , dividend-paying company with a an impressive track record of performance. Below is a brief commentary on these key aspects. If you’re interested in understanding beyond my broad commentary, take a look at the report on Maxim Integrated Products here.

Outstanding track record established dividend payer

Over the past year, MXIM has grown its earnings by 86%, with its most recent figure exceeding its annual average over the past five years. The strong earnings growth is reflected in impressive double-digit 41% return to shareholders, which is an optimistic signal for the future. MXIM’s ability to maintain an adequate level of cash to meet upcoming liabilities is a good sign for its financial health. This indicates that MXIM has sufficient cash flows and proper cash management in place, which is a key determinant of the company’s health. MXIM appears to have made good use of debt, producing operating cash levels of 0.81x total debt in the prior year. This is a strong indication that debt is reasonably met with cash generated.

NASDAQGS:MXIM Income Statement Export February 19th 19

MXIM is also a dividend company, with ample net income to cover its dividend payout, which has been consistently growing over the past decade, keeping income investors happy.

NASDAQGS:MXIM Historical Dividend Yield February 19th 19

Next Steps:

For Maxim Integrated Products, I’ve put together three key aspects you should further examine:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for MXIM’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for MXIM’s outlook.
  2. Valuation: What is MXIM 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 MXIM is currently mispriced by the market.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of MXIM? 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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