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Why I Like Weis Markets, Inc. (NYSE:WMK)

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Weis Markets, Inc. (NYSE:WMK) is a stock with outstanding fundamental characteristics. When we build an investment case, we need to look at the stock with a holistic perspective. In the case of WMK, it is a highly-regarded dividend-paying company that has been able to sustain great financial health over the past. Below, I've touched on some key aspects you should know on a high level. If you're interested in understanding beyond my broad commentary, take a look at the report on Weis Markets here.

Flawless balance sheet average dividend payer

WMK's ability to maintain an adequate level of cash to meet upcoming liabilities is a good sign for its financial health. This implies that WMK manages its cash and cost levels well, which is an important determinant of the company’s health. WMK currently has no debt on its balance sheet. This means it is running its business only on equity capital funding, which is typically normal for a small-cap company. WMK has plenty of financial flexibility, without debt obligations to meet in the short term, as well as the headroom to raise debt should it need to in the future.

NYSE:WMK Historical Debt, July 26th 2019

WMK 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:WMK Historical Dividend Yield, July 26th 2019

Next Steps:

For Weis Markets, I've compiled three pertinent factors you should further examine:

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