Laboratorio Reig Jofre, S.A. (BME:RJF): Commentary On Fundamentals

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Attractive stocks have exceptional fundamentals. In the case of Laboratorio Reig Jofre, S.A. (BME:RJF), there's is a financially-sound company with a a buoyant future outlook, not yet factored into the price. Below is a brief commentary on these key aspects. For those interested in understanding where the figures come from and want to see the analysis, take a look at the report on Laboratorio Reig Jofre here.

Undervalued with excellent balance sheet

RJF's shares are now trading at a price below its true value based on its discounted cash flows, indicating a relatively pessimistic market sentiment. According to my intrinsic value of the stock, which is driven by analyst consensus forecast of RJF's earnings, investors now have the opportunity to buy into the stock to reap capital gains. Compared to the rest of the pharmaceuticals industry, RJF is also trading below its peers, relative to earnings generated. This supports the theory that RJF is potentially underpriced.

BME:RJF Past and Future Earnings, April 18th 2019

RJF is financially robust, with ample cash on hand and short-term investments to meet upcoming liabilities. This implies that RJF manages its cash and cost levels well, which is an important determinant of the company’s health. RJF seems to have put its debt to good use, generating operating cash levels of 0.56x total debt in the most recent year. This is also a good indication as to whether debt is properly covered by the company’s cash flows.

BME:RJF Historical Debt, April 18th 2019

Next Steps:

For Laboratorio Reig Jofre, I've put together three important aspects you should further research:

  1. Historical Performance: What has RJF'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.
  2. Dividend Income vs Capital Gains: Does RJF return gains to shareholders through reinvesting in itself and growing earnings, or redistribute a decent portion of earnings as dividends? Our historical dividend yield visualization quickly tells you what your can expect from RJF as an investment.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of RJF? 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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