Fact based stock research
Bekaert (ENXTBR:BEKB)


Bekaert stock research in summary

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Bekaert shares have a BUY rating. They are good value and are safely financed, but show below average growth. We recommend buying and holding Bekaert shares.


Latest Obermatt Ranks


Country Belgium
Industry Steel
Index BEL20
Size class Large

June 8, 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
91
98
100
100
STOCK GROWTH RANKS
91
55
9
20
STOCK SAFETY RANKS
70
74
27
60
COMBINED STOCK RANKS
98
91
44
71

Last update of Combined Rank: 8-Jun-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)
84
79
89
86
PRICE VS. PROFITS (P/E)
87
77
83
88
PRICE VS. CAPITAL (Market-to-Book)
74
79
84
84
DIVIDEND YIELD
82
90
90
92
CONSOLIDATED RANK: VALUE
91
98
100
100

Last update of Value Rank: 8-Jun-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
90
41
31
34
PROFIT GROWTH
93
93
93
25
STOCK RETURNS
53
78
31
42
CONSOLIDATED RANK: GROWTH
91
55
9
20

Financial reporting date of Growth Rank: 31-Dec-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
31
29
18
14
REFINANCING
89
91
97
90
LIQUIDITY
68
66
64
54
CONSOLIDATED RANK: SAFETY
70
74
27
60

Financial reporting date of Safety Rank: 31-Dec-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 June 8, 2018.