ABBV:NYE-AbbVie Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Drug Manufacturers-General | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 155.47

Change

+1.97 (+1.28)%

Market Cap

USD 271.25B

Volume

5.14M

Avg Analyst Target

USD 154.73 (-0.48%)

Avg User Target

USD
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict


AbbVie Inc (ABBV) Stock Analysis:
Based on the AbbVie Inc stock forecasts from 17 analysts, the average analyst target price for AbbVie Inc is USD 154.73 over the next 12 months. AbbVie Inc’s average analyst rating is Strong Buy. Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of AbbVie Inc is Slightly Bullish , which is based on 8 positive signals and 5 negative signals. At the last closing, AbbVie Inc’s stock price was USD 155.47. AbbVie Inc’s stock price has changed by +2.99% over the past week, -4.21% over the past month and +33.01% over the last year.

About

AbbVie Inc. discovers, develops, manufactures, and sells pharmaceuticals in the worldwide. The company offers HUMIRA, a therapy administered as an injection for autoimmune and intestinal Behçet's diseases; SKYRIZI to treat moderate to severe plaque psoriasis in adults; RINVOQ, a ...Read More

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Largest Industry Peers for Drug Manufacturers-General

Symbol Name Price(Change) Market Cap Price / Earning Ratio EV/EBITDA
JNJ Johnson & Johnson

+1.23 (+0.70%)

USD465.36B 23.83 16.30
PFE Pfizer Inc

+0.75 (+1.50%)

USD281.94B 12.95 8.74
LLY Eli Lilly and Company

+7.75 (+2.66%)

USD277.10B 43.35 33.46
MRK Merck & Co. Inc

+1.91 (+2.11%)

USD228.63B 16.18 12.55
NVS Novartis AG

+1.99 (+2.32%)

USD190.11B 8.00 6.12
BMY Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

+1.11 (+1.46%)

USD163.75B 27.24 10.03
AMGN Amgen Inc

+0.47 (+0.19%)

USD130.02B 24.05 14.48
GSK GlaxoSmithKline plc

+1.05 (+2.42%)

USD111.04B 17.55 13.15
AGN Allergan plc

N/A

USD63.66B 22.00 28.44

ETFs Containing ABBV

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
FLQG Franklin LibertyQ Global .. 1.41 % 0.35 %

+0.05 (+0.15%)

USD0.02B
UC86:LSE UBS ETF - Bloomberg Barcl.. 1.34 % 0.25 %

+0.02 (+0.13%)

USD0.28B
UC82:LSE UBS ETF - Bloomberg Barcl.. 1.34 % 0.18 %

+1.00 (+0.08%)

USD0.02B
UC81:LSE UBS ETF - Bloomberg Barcl.. 1.30 % 0.25 %

-0.50 (-0.04%)

USD0.28B
UEF8:XETRA UBS ETF - Bloomberg Barcl.. 1.11 % 0.18 %

+0.01 (+0.06%)

USD0.37B
UEF7:F UBS ETF - Bloomberg Barcl.. 1.11 % 0.25 %

-0.06 (-0.48%)

USD0.28B
UEF7:XETRA UBS ETF - Bloomberg Barcl.. 1.11 % 0.25 %

+0.03 (+0.21%)

N/A
UEF8:F UBS ETF - Bloomberg Barcl.. 1.11 % 0.18 %

N/A

N/A
BSUS:LSE UBS (Lux) Fund Solutions .. 0.83 % 0.25 %

+2.70 (+0.29%)

USD0.08B
UC97:LSE UBS (Lux) Fund Solutions .. 0.83 % 0.25 %

+0.05 (+0.31%)

USD0.18B
UET0:XETRA UBS (Lux) Fund Solutions .. 0.73 % 0.25 %

+0.09 (+0.60%)

USD0.27B
UET0:F UBS (Lux) Fund Solutions .. 0.73 % 0.25 %

-0.07 (-0.45%)

N/A
QUIG:CA Mackenzie US Investment G.. 0.61 % 0.17 %

N/A

USD0.29B
UC76:LSE UBS ETF - Bloomberg Barcl.. 0.61 % 0.25 %

+0.05 (+0.31%)

USD0.07B
UC85:LSE UBS ETF - Bloomberg Barcl.. 0.61 % 0.18 %

+5.25 (+0.36%)

USD0.09B
UEF0:XETRA UBS ETF - Bloomberg Barcl.. 0.53 % 0.18 %

+0.04 (+0.24%)

USD0.22B
UEF9:XETRA UBS ETF - Bloomberg Barcl.. 0.53 % 0.25 %

+0.05 (+0.34%)

USD0.07B
UEF9:F UBS ETF - Bloomberg Barcl.. 0.53 % 0.25 %

-0.11 (-0.71%)

USD0.07B
UEF0:F UBS ETF - Bloomberg Barcl.. 0.53 % 0.18 %

-0.04 (-0.21%)

USD0.22B
SUSD:LSE SSgA SPDR ETFs Europe I p.. 0.38 % 0.20 %

-0.02 (-0.05%)

USD0.13B
SYBN:F SSgA SPDR ETFs Europe I P.. 0.33 % 0.12 %

-0.34 (-1.19%)

USD0.06B
SYBN:XETRA SSgA SPDR ETFs Europe I P.. 0.33 % 0.12 %

+0.07 (+0.26%)

USD0.06B
SYBR:F SSgA SPDR ETFs Europe I P.. 0.23 % 0.12 %

-0.16 (-0.57%)

USD0.07B
SYBR:XETRA SSgA SPDR ETFs Europe I P.. 0.23 % 0.12 %

+0.05 (+0.18%)

USD0.07B
XDWH:F Xtrackers (IE) Public Lim.. 0.00 % 0.25 %

-0.15 (-0.33%)

USD1.96B
WQDV:LSE iShares MSCI World Qualit.. 0.00 % 0.38 %

+0.02 (+0.30%)

USD0.63B
FORH ETF Opportunities Trust -.. 0.00 % 1.20 %

-0.05 (-0.22%)

N/A
UDVD:LSE SPDR® S&P US Dividend Ar.. 0.00 % 0.40 %

-0.10 (-0.15%)

USD2.77B
USDV:LSE SSgA SPDR ETFs Europe I P.. 0.00 % 0.40 %

-0.20 (-0.36%)

USD4.02B
WHEA:LSE SPDR MSCI World Health Ca.. 0.00 % 0.30 %

+0.21 (+0.38%)

USD0.43B
WQDS:LSE iShares II Public Limited.. 0.00 % 0.38 %

+0.35 (+0.07%)

USD0.63B
XDWH:LSE Xtrackers (IE) Public Lim.. 0.00 % 0.25 %

+0.14 (+0.29%)

USD1.96B
XDEV:LSE Xtrackers (IE) Public Lim.. 0.00 % 0.25 %

-5.50 (-0.19%)

USD1.31B
QDVD:F iShares II plc - iShares .. 0.00 % 0.35 %

-0.10 (-0.25%)

USD0.46B
XMAD:LSE Xtrackers - MSCI EM Asia .. 0.00 % 0.35 %

-0.16 (-0.31%)

USD0.28B
XMAS:LSE Xtrackers - MSCI EM Asia .. 0.00 % 0.35 %

-19.50 (-0.46%)

USD0.28B
XSHC:LSE Xtrackers (IE) Public Lim.. 0.00 % 0.12 %

+16.00 (+0.38%)

USD0.66B
SPYD:F SSgA SPDR ETFs Europe I P.. 0.00 % 0.40 %

-0.23 (-0.35%)

USD4.02B
QDVG:F iShares V Public Limited .. 0.00 % 0.18 %

+0.06 (+0.66%)

USD1.89B
XUHC:LSE Xtrackers (IE) Public Lim.. 0.00 % 0.12 %

+0.14 (+0.26%)

USD0.66B
IS3S:F iShares IV Public Limited.. 0.00 % 0.30 %

+0.08 (+0.22%)

USD7.04B
UDIV-B:CA Manulife Smart U.S. Divid.. 0.00 % 0.31 %

N/A

N/A
ZPDH:F SSgA SPDR ETFs Europe II .. 0.00 % 0.15 %

-0.13 (-0.36%)

USD0.36B
HDIV Exchange Listed Funds Tru.. 0.00 % 0.75 %

+0.26 (+0.83%)

N/A
OUFH:XETRA Ossiam US ESG Low Carbon .. 0.00 % 0.00 %

N/A

N/A
SPPD:XETRA SSGA SPDR ETFs Europe I p.. 0.00 % 0.40 %

-0.03 (-0.38%)

USD0.11B
CBUF:XETRA iShares V Public Limited .. 0.00 % 1.00 %

+0.02 (+0.25%)

USD0.51B
AGNG Global X Aging Population.. 0.00 % 0.50 %

+0.07 (+0.29%)

N/A
BLUM:XETRA Rize Ucits ICAV - Rize Me.. 0.00 % 0.65 %

+0.07 (+2.16%)

USD0.02B
FLWR:LSE Rize UCITS ICAV - Rize Me.. 0.00 % 0.65 %

+0.10 (+2.72%)

N/A
FLWG:LSE Rize UCITS ICAV - Rize Me.. 0.00 % 0.65 %

+7.85 (+2.68%)

N/A
SDEI Tidal ETF Trust - Sound E.. 0.00 % 0.45 %

+0.24 (+0.90%)

N/A
LBAY Tidal ETF Trust - Leather.. 0.00 % 1.43 %

+0.37 (+1.30%)

N/A
DIVZ Listed Funds Trust - True.. 0.00 % 0.65 %

+0.30 (+1.02%)

N/A
SIXH 6 Meridian Hedged Equity-.. 0.00 % 0.84 %

+0.18 (+0.60%)

N/A
SIXA 6 Meridian Mega Cap Equit.. 0.00 % 0.82 %

+0.21 (+0.61%)

N/A
FLSP Franklin Liberty Systemat.. 0.00 % 0.65 %

-0.34 (-1.52%)

N/A
IS3S:XETRA iShares IV Public Limited.. 0.00 % 0.30 %

-0.08 (-0.24%)

USD7.04B
MJO MicroSectors Cannabis 2X .. 0.00 % 0.95 %

N/A

N/A
MJJ MicroSectors Cannabis ETN.. 0.00 % 0.70 %

N/A

N/A
GBDV Global Beta ETF Trust - G.. 0.00 % 0.29 %

+0.42 (+1.78%)

N/A
UDIV:CA Manulife Smart U.S. Divid.. 0.00 % 0.37 %

+0.07 (+0.56%)

N/A
HIG-U:CA Brompton Global Healthcar.. 0.00 % 0.75 %

N/A

USD0.05B
ZPDH:XETRA SSgA SPDR ETFs Europe II .. 0.00 % 0.15 %

+0.18 (+0.48%)

USD0.36B
XUHC:XETRA Xtrackers (IE) Public Lim.. 0.00 % 0.12 %

+0.22 (+0.43%)

USD0.66B
XDWH:XETRA Xtrackers (IE) Public Lim.. 0.00 % 0.25 %

+0.18 (+0.41%)

USD1.96B
XDEV:XETRA Xtrackers (IE) Public Lim.. 0.00 % 0.25 %

-0.03 (-0.07%)

USD1.32B
VDIV:XETRA VanEck Vectors ETFs N.V... 0.00 % 0.38 %

+0.26 (+0.73%)

USD0.17B
SPYD:XETRA SSgA SPDR ETFs Europe I P.. 0.00 % 0.40 %

-0.17 (-0.26%)

USD4.02B
GENG:LSE Genuit Group PLC 0.00 % 0.30 %

+4.90 (+0.28%)

N/A
QDVD:XETRA iShares II plc - iShares .. 0.00 % 0.35 %

+0.07 (+0.16%)

USD0.46B
QDVG:XETRA iShares V Public Limited .. 0.00 % 0.18 %

+0.05 (+0.51%)

USD1.89B
AGGY WisdomTree Trust - Wisdom.. 0.00 % 0.12 %

+0.09 (+0.20%)

USD0.94B
UC84:LSE UBS Barclays US Liquid Co.. 0.00 % 0.25 %

+2.25 (+0.18%)

USD0.07B
LABU Direxion Shares ETF Trust.. 0.00 % 1.02 %

-0.04 (-0.67%)

USD0.67B
WBIL WBI BullBear Quality 3000.. 0.00 % 1.25 %

+0.15 (+0.53%)

USD0.04B
WBIF Absolute Shares Trust - W.. 0.00 % 1.25 %

+0.14 (+0.45%)

USD0.04B
VHT Vanguard Health Care Inde.. 0.00 % 0.10 %

+1.48 (+0.63%)

USD19.45B
SPHD Invesco S&P 500 High Divi.. 0.00 % 0.30 %

+0.38 (+0.81%)

USD3.61B
SDOG ALPS Sector Dividend Dogs.. 0.00 % 0.40 %

+0.31 (+0.57%)

USD1.24B
RYH Invesco S&P 500 Equal Wei.. 0.00 % 0.40 %

+0.84 (+0.30%)

USD0.90B
RXL ProShares Ultra Health Ca.. 0.00 % 0.95 %

+1.24 (+1.42%)

USD0.13B
RXD ProShares UltraShort Heal.. 0.00 % 0.95 %

-0.21 (-1.48%)

USD1.80M
RXD ProShares UltraShort Heal.. 0.00 % 0.95 %

-0.21 (-1.48%)

USD1.80M
PPH VanEck Vectors ETF Trust .. 0.00 % 0.35 %

+0.92 (+1.21%)

USD0.41B
PJP Invesco Dynamic Pharmaceu.. 0.00 % 0.58 %

+0.81 (+1.11%)

USD0.32B
LQD iShares iBoxx $ Investmen.. 0.00 % 0.14 %

+0.15 (+0.13%)

USD32.99B
LNGR Global X Aging Population.. 0.00 % 0.50 %

N/A

USD0.04B
JHMH John Hancock Multifactor .. 0.00 % 0.40 %

+0.27 (+0.59%)

USD0.04B
XHC:CA iShares Global Healthcare.. 0.00 % 0.65 %

+0.50 (+0.77%)

USD0.54B
IYH iShares U.S. Healthcare E.. 0.00 % 0.41 %

+2.03 (+0.76%)

USD2.83B
IXJ iShares Global Healthcare.. 0.00 % 0.43 %

+0.50 (+0.61%)

USD3.46B
IBDQ iShares iBonds Dec 2025 T.. 0.00 % 0.10 %

+0.03 (+0.12%)

USD1.30B
IBDN iShares Trust - iShares i.. 0.00 % 0.10 %

+0.01 (+0.04%)

USD1.46B
IBDL iShares iBonds Dec 2020 T.. 0.00 % 0.10 %

N/A

USD0.95B
HDV iShares Core High Dividen.. 0.00 % 0.08 %

+0.89 (+0.84%)

USD9.59B
FHLC Fidelity MSCI Health Care.. 0.00 % 0.08 %

+0.39 (+0.64%)

USD2.83B
FDRR Fidelity Dividend ETF for.. 0.00 % 0.29 %

+0.04 (+0.10%)

USD0.62B
ESGW Columbia Sustainable Glob.. 0.00 % 0.40 %

N/A

USD0.01B
DTN WisdomTree U.S. Dividend .. 0.00 % 0.38 %

N/A

USD0.55B
DLN WisdomTree U.S. LargeCap .. 0.00 % 0.28 %

+0.21 (+0.34%)

USD3.34B
DIVA AGFiQ Hedged Dividend Inc.. 0.00 % 1.21 %

+0.23 (+0.84%)

USD3.94M
DEW WisdomTree Global High Di.. 0.00 % 0.58 %

+0.28 (+0.58%)

USD0.07B
CURE Direxion Shares ETF Trust.. 0.00 % 1.01 %

+2.28 (+2.16%)

USD0.21B
XBI SPDR S&P Biotech ETF 0.00 % 0.35 %

-0.14 (-0.20%)

USD5.73B
XLV Health Care Select Sector.. 0.00 % 0.10 %

+0.95 (+0.74%)

USD36.91B
CUD:CA iShares US Dividend Growe.. 0.00 % 0.66 %

+0.24 (+0.47%)

USD0.38B
BIGT:LSE Legal & General UCITS ETF.. 0.00 % 0.49 %

+4.90 (+0.56%)

USD0.04B
SXLV:LSE SSgA SPDR ETFs Europe II .. 0.00 % 0.15 %

+0.17 (+0.45%)

USD0.36B
GENE:LSE UBS (Irl) ETF Public Limi.. 0.00 % 0.30 %

+2.20 (+0.17%)

USD0.26B
QDIV:LSE iShares II plc - iShares .. 0.00 % 0.35 %

+0.06 (+0.13%)

USD0.47B
IUVL:LSE iShares Edge MSCI USA Val.. 0.00 % 0.20 %

-0.02 (-0.20%)

USD6.31B
IUVF:LSE iShares Edge MSCI USA Val.. 0.00 % 0.20 %

-1.88 (-0.27%)

USD6.31B
IUVD:LSE iShares Edge MSCI USA Val.. 0.00 % 0.20 %

-0.02 (-0.28%)

USD3.98B
IUHC:LSE iShares S&P 500 Health Ca.. 0.00 % 0.18 %

+0.05 (+0.48%)

USD1.89B
IHCU:LSE iShares S&P 500 Health Ca.. 0.00 % 0.18 %

+1.75 (+0.22%)

USD1.69B
HDIQ:LSE iShares II plc - iShares .. 0.00 % 0.35 %

+2.50 (+0.07%)

USD0.47B
DHSP:LSE WisdomTree Issuer ICAV - .. 0.00 % 0.29 %

+16.50 (+0.78%)

USD0.08B
DHSG:LSE WisdomTree Issuer ICAV - .. 0.00 % 0.35 %

+17.25 (+0.90%)

USD5.19M
DHSD:LSE WisdomTree Issuer ICAV - .. 0.00 % 0.29 %

+0.20 (+0.84%)

USD0.02B
DHSA:LSE WisdomTree Issuer ICAV - .. 0.00 % 0.29 %

+0.23 (+0.86%)

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+15.05 (+0.78%)

USD0.02B
ZWH-U:CA BMO US High Dividend Cove.. 0.00 % 0.65 %

+0.15 (+0.65%)

N/A
ZWH:CA BMO US High Dividend Cove.. 0.00 % 0.65 %

-0.09 (-0.41%)

USD0.89B
LS:CA Middlefield Healthcare & .. 0.00 % 0.85 %

N/A

USD0.08B
DSTL Distillate U.S. Fundament.. 0.00 % 0.39 %

-0.08 (-0.19%)

USD0.69B
SDGA Impact Shares Sustainable.. 0.00 % 0.75 %

-0.03 (-0.14%)

USD5.28M
IGIB iShares 5-10 Year Investm.. 0.00 % 0.06 %

+0.19 (+0.37%)

USD10.22B
VSMV VictoryShares US Multi-Fa.. 0.00 % 0.35 %

+0.13 (+0.32%)

USD0.15B
EVSTC Eaton Vance Stock NextSha.. 0.00 % 0.65 %

N/A

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+0.36 (+1.41%)

USD0.02B
JMIN JPMorgan U.S. Minimum Vol.. 0.00 % 0.12 %

+0.10 (+0.27%)

USD0.03B
JDIV JPMorgan U.S. Dividend ET.. 0.00 % 0.12 %

+0.15 (+0.45%)

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ULVM VictoryShares USAA MSCI U.. 0.00 % 0.20 %

+0.01 (+0.02%)

USD0.29B
NUBD Nuveen ESG U.S. Aggregate.. 0.00 % 0.15 %

+0.06 (+0.26%)

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LIFE:CA Evolve Global Healthcare .. 0.00 % 0.45 %

+0.12 (+0.54%)

USD0.01B
CAPS:CA Evolve Active US Core Equ.. 0.00 % 0.70 %

N/A

USD3.62M
HID:CA WisdomTree U.S. High Divi.. 0.00 % 0.40 %

N/A

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VSLU ETF Opportunities Trust -.. 0.00 % 0.49 %

-0.05 (-0.21%)

N/A

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Drug Manufacturers-General)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 14.82% 78% C+ 91% A-
Dividend Return 2.08% 89% B+ 78% C+
Total Return 16.91% 78% C+ 91% A-
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 33.01% 89% B+ 94% A
Dividend Return 4.64% 89% B+ 70% C-
Total Return 37.64% 89% B+ 94% A
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 137.83% 89% B+ 92% A-
Dividend Return 31.68% 100% A+ 87% B+
Total Return 169.51% 89% B+ 93% A
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 11.87% 88% B+ 67% D+
Dividend Return 4.61% 88% B+ 81% B-
Total Return 16.48% 88% B+ 73% C
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 24.00% 13% F 47% F
Risk Adjusted Return 68.67% 63% D 80% B-
Market Capitalization 271.25B 67% D+ 99% A+
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Drug Manufacturers-General)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 22.02 56% F 31% F
Price/Book Ratio 16.66 33% F 4% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 11.91 78% C+ 35% F
EV/EBITDA 13.62 44% F 37% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 80.95% 89% B+ 97% A+
Return on Invested Capital 17.24% 67% D+ 84% B
Return on Assets 8.22% 44% F 86% B
Debt to Equity Ratio 416.60% 22% F 7% F
Technical Ratios  
Dividend Yield 3.67% 78% C+ 30% F
Short Ratio 1.52 89% B+ 60% D-
Short Percent 0.75% 44% F 81% B-
Beta 0.78 11% F 70% C-
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Annual Financials (USD)

Quarterly Financials (USD)

Analyst Ratings

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User / Independent Analyst Ratings

User Name Target Rating Target Horizon (Months) Target Price User Analysis Date Comment

Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

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.

What to like:
Superior total returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual total returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

High dividend returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual dividend returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. This can be a good buy, especially if it is outperforming on total return basis , for investors seeking high income yields.

Underpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to cash flow 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.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Revenue Growth

This stock has shown top quartile revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

Superior Dividend Growth

This stock has shown top quartile dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

What to not like:
High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Poor return on assets

The company management has delivered below median return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Highly leveraged

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.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

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.