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Should You Be Holding Jindal Stainless Limited (NSE:JSL)?

Attractive stocks have exceptional fundamentals. In the case of Jindal Stainless Limited (NSE:JSL), there’s has a an impressive track record of performance and a buoyant future outlook not yet priced into the stock. Below is a brief commentary on these key aspects. If you’re interested in understanding beyond my high-level commentary, read the full report on Jindal Stainless here.

Very undervalued with solid track record

In the past couple of years, JSL has ramped up its bottom line by over 100%, with its latest earnings level surpassing its average level over the last five years. Not only did JSL outperformed its past performance, its growth also surpassed the Metals and Mining industry expansion, which generated a 48% earnings growth. This is an notable feat for the company.

NSEI:JSL Future Profit December 7th 18

JSL’s share price is trading at below its true value, meaning that the market sentiment for the stock is currently bearish. This mispricing gives investors the opportunity to buy into the stock at a cheap price compared to the value they will be receiving, should analysts’ consensus forecast growth be correct. Compared to the rest of the metals and mining industry, JSL is also trading below its peers, relative to earnings generated. This further reaffirms that JSL is potentially undervalued.

NSEI:JSL PE PEG Gauge December 7th 18

Next Steps:

For Jindal Stainless, there are three fundamental aspects you should further examine:

  1. Financial Health: Does it have a healthy balance sheet? Take a look at our free balance sheet analysis with six simple checks on key factors like leverage and risk.
  2. Dividend Income vs Capital Gains: Does JSL return gains to shareholders through reinvesting in itself and growing earnings, or redistribute a decent portion of earnings as dividends? Our historical dividend yield visualization quickly tells you what your can expect from JSL as an investment.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of JSL? 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.