Slightly BearishStock Target Advisor
This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.
The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.
The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to book value basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.
The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.
This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.
The company management has delivered below median return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.
The company had negative total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.
This stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector
This stock has shown below median earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector
The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.
The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.