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Why We Think TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE:TEL) Could Be Worth Looking At

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Building up an investment case requires looking at a stock holistically. Today I've chosen to put the spotlight on TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE:TEL) due to its excellent fundamentals in more than one area. TEL is a financially-sound , dividend-paying company with a an impressive history of performance. In the following section, I expand a bit more on these key aspects. For those interested in understanding where the figures come from and want to see the analysis, read the full report on TE Connectivity here.

Outstanding track record established dividend payer

Over the past few years, TEL has more than doubled its earnings, with its most recent figure exceeding its annual average over the past five years. The strong earnings growth is reflected in impressive double-digit 29% return to shareholders, which is what investors like to see! TEL's strong financial health means that all of its upcoming liability payments are able to be met by its current cash and short-term investment holdings. This suggests prudent control over cash and cost by management, which is a crucial insight into the health of the company. TEL appears to have made good use of debt, producing operating cash levels of 0.59x total debt in the prior year. This is a strong indication that debt is reasonably met with cash generated.

NYSE:TEL Income Statement, April 5th 2019

TEL 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.

NYSE:TEL Historical Dividend Yield, April 5th 2019

Next Steps:

For TE Connectivity, I've compiled three essential aspects you should further research:

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