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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.
This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.
The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.
The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.
This stock has shown top quartile earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.
The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to earning 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.
This stock has shown top quartile dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector
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.
The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.
The company management has delivered below median return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.
The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.
The company has under performed its peers on annual average total returns in the past 5 years.
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.
This is among the smaller entities in its sectors with below median market capitalization. That may make it less stable in the long run unless it has a unique technology or market which can help it grow or get acquired in future.
The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.
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.