Investors looking to take advantage of cash heavy shares, they might look first to the cash flow of a company, and how fast that is growing.  SM Entertainment Co., Ltd. (KOSDAQ:A041510)  currently has one year cash flow growth of 1.62940 1yr Growth Cash Flow = 1 year percentage growth of a company’s Cash Flow from operations (Cash Flow Statement). Analyzing cash flow can alert shareholders to potential dangers that may result from a lack of liquidity. Looking at the positive or negative movement of a company’s reported free cash flow will help determine if it has the necessary funds to finance capital expenditures and keep paying dividends.

Investors may be trying to figure out what stocks will give a boost to portfolio performance over the next few months. Value investors may be looking for current value in the market. They are generally looking for bargains and interested in uncovering those stocks that may be primed for a run but have fallen out of favor with Wall Street. Growth investors may be looking to target companies that are able to advance earnings faster than average. This may include searching for those industries that have strong growth trends and a proven track record of strong sales and earnings growth. 

SM Entertainment Co., Ltd. (KOSDAQ:A041510) of the Media sector closed the recent session at 47350.000000 with a market value of $960715.

Taking look at some key returns data we can note the following:

SM Entertainment Co., Ltd. (KOSDAQ:A041510) has Return on Invested Capital of 0.072027, with a 5-year average of 0.093264 and an ROIC quality score of 2.626485. Why is ROIC important to potential investors? It’s one of the most fundamental metrics in determining the value of a firm’s shares. It helps potential investors determine if the company is using it’s invested capital to return profits.

Drilling down into some additional key near-term indicators we note that the Capex to PPE ratio stands at 0.111715 for SM Entertainment Co., Ltd. (KOSDAQ:A041510).  The Capex to PPE ratio shows you how capital intensive a company is. Stocks with an increasing (year over year) ratio may be moving to be more capital intensive and often underperform the market. Higher Capex also often means lower Free Cash Flow (Operating cash flow – Capex) generation and lower dividends as companies don’t have the cash to pay dividends if they are investing more in the business.

In addition to Capex to PPE we can look at Cash Flow to Capex.  This ration compares a stock’s operating cash flow to its capital expenditure and can identify if a firm can generate enough cash to meet investment needs.  Investors are looking for a ratio greater than one, which indicates that the firm can meet that need. Comparing to other firms in the same industry is relevant for this ratio. SM Entertainment Co., Ltd. (KOSDAQ:A041510)’s Cash Flow to Capex stands at 9.601801.

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Near-Term Growth Drilldown

Now we’ll take a look at some key growth data as decimals. One year cash flow growth ratio is calculated on a trailing 12 months basis and is a one year percentage growth of a firm’s cash flow from operations.  This number stands at 1.62940 for SM Entertainment Co., Ltd. (KOSDAQ:A041510).  The one year Growth EBIT ratio stands at 1.05109 and is a calculation of one year growth in earnings before interest and taxes.  The one year EBITDA growth number stands at 0.43717 which is calculated similarly to EBIT Growth with just the addition of amortization.

Taking even a further look we note that the 1 year Free Cash Flow (FCF) Growth is at 1.24019.  The one year growth in Net Profit after Tax is -8.67798 and lastly sales growth was 0.45976.

In looking at some Debt ratios, SM Entertainment Co., Ltd. (KOSDAQ:A041510) has a debt to equity ratio of 0.22269 and a Free Cash Flow to Debt ratio of 1.023646.  This ratio provides insight as to how high the firm’s total debt is compared to its free cash flow generated.  In terms of Net Debt to EBIT, that ratio stands at -5.71977.  This ratio reveals how easily a company is able to pay interest and capital on its net outstanding debt.  The lower the ratio the better as that indicates that the company is able to meet its interest and capital payments. Lastly we’ll take note of the Net Debt to Market Value ratio.  SM Entertainment Co., Ltd.’s ND to MV current stands at -0.154747. This ratio is calculated as follows: Net debt (Total debt minus Cash ) / Market value of the company.

Investors are usually scouring the markets for that next great stock pick. Locating that special winner to jumpstart the portfolio may involve lots of diligent hard work. Filing through the massive amounts of data regarding public companies can be an overwhelming task. Many successful investors will approach the equity markets from various sides. This may include keeping a close eye on the fundamentals as well as the technical data. This may also include following sell-side analyst opinions and tracking what the big money institutions are buying or selling. 

50/200 Simple Moving Average Cross

SM Entertainment Co., Ltd. (KOSDAQ:A041510) has a 1.14031 50/200 day moving average cross value. Cross SMA 50/200 (SMA = Simple Moving Average) and is calculated as follows:

Cross SMA 50/200 = 50 day moving average / 200day moving average. If the Cross SMA 50/200 value is greater than 1, it tell us that the 50 day moving average is above the 200 day moving average (golden cross), indicating an upward moving share price.

On the other hand if the Cross SMA 50/200 value is less than 1, this shows that the 50 day moving average is below the 200 day moving average (a death cross), and tells us that share prices has fallen recently and may continue to do so.

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