These Factors Make Manutan International SA (EPA:MAN) An Interesting Investment

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Manutan International SA (EPA:MAN) 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 MAN, it is a highly-regarded dividend payer that has been able to sustain great financial health over the past. In the following section, I expand a bit more on these key aspects. For those interested in digging a bit deeper into my commentary, read the full report on Manutan International here.

Flawless balance sheet average dividend payer

MAN is financially robust, with ample cash on hand and short-term investments to meet upcoming liabilities. This suggests prudent control over cash and cost by management, which is an important determinant of the company’s health. MAN's has produced operating cash levels of 0.65x total debt over the past year, which implies that MAN's management has put its borrowings into good use by generating enough cash to cover a sufficient portion of borrowings.

ENXTPA:MAN Historical Debt, July 12th 2019

Income investors would also be happy to know that MAN is a great dividend company, with a current yield standing at 2.4%. MAN has also been regularly increasing its dividend payments to shareholders over the past decade.

ENXTPA:MAN Historical Dividend Yield, July 12th 2019

Next Steps:

For Manutan International, there are three key aspects you should further examine:

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