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Why I Like Ultralife Corporation (NASDAQ:ULBI)

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Ultralife Corporation (NASDAQ:ULBI) 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 ULBI, it is a company with great financial health as well as a a great history of performance. Below is a brief commentary on these key aspects. If you're interested in understanding beyond my broad commentary, read the full report on Ultralife here.

Outstanding track record with excellent balance sheet

Over the past few years, ULBI 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 23% return to shareholders, which paints a buoyant picture for the company. ULBI's ability to maintain an adequate level of cash to meet upcoming liabilities is a good sign for its financial health. This suggests prudent control over cash and cost by management, which is an important determinant of the company’s health. ULBI appears to have made good use of debt, producing operating cash levels of 0.31x total debt in the prior year. This is a strong indication that debt is reasonably met with cash generated.

NasdaqGM:ULBI Income Statement, October 9th 2019

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For Ultralife, I've compiled three key aspects you should look at:

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