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Why Fundamental Investors Might Love Dewhurst PLC (LON:DWHT)

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Attractive stocks have exceptional fundamentals. In the case of Dewhurst PLC (LON:DWHT), there's is a dependable dividend-paying company that has been able to sustain great financial health over the past. Below, I've touched on some key aspects you should know on a high level. If you're interested in understanding beyond my broad commentary, take a look at the report on Dewhurst here.

Flawless balance sheet average dividend payer

DWHT's strong financial health means that all of its upcoming liability payments are able to be met by its current cash and short-term investment holdings. This indicates that DWHT has sufficient cash flows and proper cash management in place, which is a crucial insight into the health of the company. Investors should not worry about DWHT’s debt levels because the company has none! This implies that the company is running its operations purely on off equity funding. which is typically normal for a small-cap company. Investors’ risk associated with debt is virtually non-existent and the company has plenty of headroom to grow debt in the future, should the need arise.

AIM:DWHT Historical Debt, July 19th 2019

DWHT is also a dividend company, with ample net income to cover its dividend payout, which has been consistently growing over the past decade, keeping income investors happy.

AIM:DWHT Historical Dividend Yield, July 19th 2019

Next Steps:

For Dewhurst, I've put together three fundamental aspects you should further examine:

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