Fact based stock research
Bekaert (ENXTBR:BEKB)


Bekaert stock research in summary

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Bekaert shares have a HOLD rating. While they are good value, they show below average growth, and are riskily financed. We recommend holding Bekaert shares.


Latest Obermatt Ranks


Country Belgium
Industry Steel
Index BEL20
Size class Large

February 1, 2018. Top 10 stocks updated on Top 10 schedule or at least quarterly. ()







 

Research History: Bekaert

STOCK RESEARCH SUMMARY 2015 2016 2017 2018
STOCK VALUE RANKS
85
89
100
100
STOCK GROWTH RANKS
93
75
33
33
STOCK SAFETY RANKS
75
33
27
27
COMBINED STOCK RANKS
84
62
44
44

Last update of Combined Rank: 1-Feb-2018. Stock research history is based on the Obermatt Method. The higher the rank, the better is Bekaert in the corresponding investment strategy.


Value Metrics in Detail

VALUE METRICS 2015 2016 2017 2018
PRICE VS. REVENUES (P/S)
65
64
87
87
PRICE VS. PROFITS (P/E)
78
84
85
85
PRICE VS. CAPITAL (Market-to-Book)
66
46
86
86
DIVIDEND YIELD
80
88
92
92
CONSOLIDATED RANK: VALUE
85
89
100
100

Last update of Value Rank: 1-Feb-2018. Stock analysis on value ratios: The higher the rank, the lower the value ratio of Bekaert; except for dividend yield where the rank is higher, the higher the yield.


Growth Metrics in Detail

GROWTH METRICS 2015 2016 2017 2018
REVENUE GROWTH
97
64
43
43
PROFIT GROWTH
93
62
40
40
STOCK RETURNS
67
94
66
66
CONSOLIDATED RANK: GROWTH
93
75
33
33

Financial reporting date of Growth Rank: 30-Jun-2017. Stock analysis on growth metrics: The higher the rank, the higher the growth and returns of Bekaert.


Safety Metrics in Detail

SAFETY METRICS 2015 2016 2017 2018
LEVERAGE
44
32
18
18
REFINANCING
98
98
LIQUIDITY
79
67
45
45
CONSOLIDATED RANK: SAFETY
75
33
27
27

Financial reporting date of Safety Rank: 30-Jun-2017. Stock analysis on safety metrics: The higher the rank, the lower the leverage of Bekaert and the more cash is available to service its debt.


Stock analysis by the purely financial fact-based Obermatt Method for the investment strategies Value, Growth and Safety for Bekaert from February 1, 2018.