The timing appears opportune to go long in shares of Novo Nordisk A/S as we anticipate another pick-up in the underlying trend. Investors have an opportunity to buy the stock and target the DKK 680.6.
The company has strong fundamentals. More than 70% of companies have a lower mix of growth, profitability, debt and visibility.
The company's Refinitiv ESG score, based on a ranking of the company relative to its industry, comes out particularly well.
The company's EBITDA/Sales ratio is relatively high and results in high margins before depreciation, amortization and taxes.
The group's activity appears highly profitable thanks to its outperforming net margins.
Thanks to a sound financial situation, the firm has significant leeway for investment.
Analysts have consistently raised their revenue expectations for the company, which provides good prospects for the current and next years in terms of revenue growth.
The average price target of analysts who are interested in the stock has been strongly revised upwards over the last four months.
There is high visibility into the group's activities for the coming years. Outlooks on future revenues from analysts covering the equity remain similar. Such hardly dispersed estimates support highly predictable sales for the current and upcoming fiscal years.
The company benefits from high valuations in earnings multiples.
The company's "enterprise value to sales" ratio is among the highest in the world.
The company appears highly valued given the size of its balance sheet.
The valuation of the company is particularly high given the cash flows generated by its activity.
The price targets of analysts who cover the stock differ significantly. This implies difficulties in evaluating the company and its business.
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