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Why We Think Oxford Industries, Inc. (NYSE:OXM) Could Be Worth Looking At

Simply Wall St

Oxford Industries, Inc. (NYSE:OXM) 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 OXM, it is a highly-regarded dividend-paying company that has been able to sustain great financial health over the past. In the following section, I expand a bit more on these key aspects. For those interested in digging a bit deeper into my commentary, read the full report on Oxford Industries here.

Excellent balance sheet average dividend payer

OXM's ability to maintain an adequate level of cash to meet upcoming liabilities is a good sign for its financial health. This indicates that OXM has sufficient cash flows and proper cash management in place, which is a key determinant of the company’s health. OXM's has produced operating cash levels of 2.94x total debt over the past year, which implies that OXM's management has put its borrowings into good use by generating enough cash to cover a sufficient portion of borrowings.

NYSE:OXM Historical Debt, August 2nd 2019

Income investors would also be happy to know that OXM is a great dividend company, with a current yield standing at 2.1%. OXM has also been regularly increasing its dividend payments to shareholders over the past decade.

NYSE:OXM Historical Dividend Yield, August 2nd 2019

Next Steps:

For Oxford Industries, I've compiled three essential factors you should further examine:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for OXM’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for OXM’s outlook.
  2. Historical Performance: What has OXM'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 OXM? 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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