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Why We Think KWS Saat SE (FRA:KWS) Could Be Worth Looking At

Alexis Guardo

KWS Saat SE (FRA:KWS) is a company with exceptional fundamental characteristics. Upon building up an investment case for a stock, we should look at various aspects. In the case of KWS, it is a well-regarded dividend-paying company that has been able to sustain great financial health over the past. In the following section, I expand a bit more on these key aspects. For those interested in digger a bit deeper into my commentary, take a look at the report on KWS Saat here.

Excellent balance sheet average dividend payer

KWS’s ability to maintain an adequate level of cash to meet upcoming liabilities is a good sign for its financial health. This implies that KWS manages its cash and cost levels well, which is a key determinant of the company’s health. KWS seems to have put its debt to good use, generating operating cash levels of 0.28x 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.

DB:KWS Historical Debt December 21st 18

Income investors would also be happy to know that KWS is a great dividend company, with a current yield standing at 1.2%. KWS has also been regularly increasing its dividend payments to shareholders over the past decade.

DB:KWS Historical Dividend Yield December 21st 18

Next Steps:

For KWS Saat, there are three important aspects you should further research:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for KWS’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for KWS’s outlook.
  2. Historical Performance: What has KWS’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 KWS? Explore our interactive list of stocks with large potential to get an idea of what else is out there you may be missing!

To help readers see past the short term volatility of the financial market, we aim to bring you a long-term focused research analysis purely driven by fundamental data. Note that our analysis does not factor in the latest price-sensitive company announcements.

The author is an independent contributor and at the time of publication had no position in the stocks mentioned. For errors that warrant correction please contact the editor at