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Why We Think PACCAR Inc (NASDAQ:PCAR) Could Be Worth Looking At

Simply Wall St

PACCAR Inc (NASDAQ:PCAR) 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 PCAR, it is a financially-robust , dividend-paying company with a great history of performance. Below, I've touched on some key aspects you should know on a high level. For those interested in understanding where the figures come from and want to see the analysis, take a look at the report on PACCAR here.

Excellent balance sheet established dividend payer

PCAR is financially robust, with ample cash on hand and short-term investments to meet upcoming liabilities. This indicates that PCAR has sufficient cash flows and proper cash management in place, which is a crucial insight into the health of the company. PCAR appears to have made good use of debt, producing operating cash levels of 0.28x total debt in the prior year. This is a strong indication that debt is reasonably met with cash generated.

NasdaqGS:PCAR Income Statement, September 5th 2019

For those seeking income streams from their portfolio, PCAR is a robust dividend payer as well. Over the past decade, the company has consistently increased its dividend payout, reaching a yield of 5.0%, making it one of the best dividend companies in the market.

NasdaqGS:PCAR Historical Dividend Yield, September 5th 2019

Next Steps:

For PACCAR, I've put together three relevant aspects you should further examine:

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