Fact based stock research
Grafton (LSE:GFTU)


Grafton stock research in summary

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


Latest Obermatt Ranks


Country Ireland
Industry Trading & Distribution
Index FTSE All Shares, FTSE 250, FTSE 350
Size class Large

June 8, 2018. Top 10 stocks updated on Top 10 schedule or at least quarterly. ()


Achievements

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Research History: Grafton

STOCK RESEARCH SUMMARY 2015 2016 2017 2018
STOCK VALUE RANKS
91
98
76
77
STOCK GROWTH RANKS
50
43
47
56
STOCK SAFETY RANKS
64
67
73
67
COMBINED STOCK RANKS
90
86
100
77

Last update of Combined Rank: 8-Jun-2018. Stock research history is based on the Obermatt Method. The higher the rank, the better is Grafton in the corresponding investment strategy.


Value Metrics in Detail

Last update of Value Rank: 8-Jun-2018. Stock analysis on value ratios: The higher the rank, the lower the value ratio of Grafton; 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
52
63
27
33
PROFIT GROWTH
59
59
59
48
STOCK RETURNS
37
17
93
94
CONSOLIDATED RANK: GROWTH
50
43
47
56

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 Grafton.


Safety Metrics in Detail

SAFETY METRICS 2015 2016 2017 2018
LEVERAGE
54
44
60
64
REFINANCING
41
44
16
22
LIQUIDITY
74
72
81
83
CONSOLIDATED RANK: SAFETY
64
67
73
67

Financial reporting date of Safety Rank: 31-Dec-2017. Stock analysis on safety metrics: The higher the rank, the lower the leverage of Grafton 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 Grafton from June 8, 2018.