These Factors Make iomart Group plc (LON:IOM) An Interesting Investment – Simply Wall St

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As an investor, I look for investments which does not compromise one fundamental factor for another. By this I mean, I look at stocks holistically, from their financial health to their future outlook. In the case of iomart Group plc (LON:IOM), it is a notable dividend payer that has been able to sustain great financial health over the past. Below is a brief commentary on these key aspects. For those interested in digger a bit deeper into my commentary, take a look at the report on iomart Group here.

Adequate balance sheet average dividend payer

IOM’s has produced operating cash levels of 0.78x total debt over the past year, which implies that IOM’s management has put its borrowings into good use by generating enough cash to cover a sufficient portion of borrowings. Also, IOM’s earnings amply cover its interest expense. Paying interest on time and in full can help the company get favourable debt terms in the future, leading to lower cost of debt and helps IOM expand.

AIM:IOM Historical Debt February 11th 19

For those seeking income streams from their portfolio, IOM is a robust dividend payer as well. Over the past decade, the company has consistently increased its dividend payout, reaching a yield of 2.6%.

AIM:IOM Historical Dividend Yield February 11th 19

Next Steps:

For iomart Group, I’ve compiled three pertinent aspects you should further examine:

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

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