Gates Story

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GTES -- USA Stock  

USD 15.00  0.64  4.09%

Gates Industrial is scheduled to announce its earnings tomorrow. The upcoming quarterly report is expected on the 8th of February 2021. Gates Industrial Earnings per Diluted Share are relatively stable at the moment as compared to the past year. Gates Industrial reported last year Earnings per Diluted Share of 0.26. As of 02/07/2021, Profit Margin is likely to grow to 0.0248, while Invested Capital is likely to drop slightly above 4.5 B. While some millenniums are indifferent towards industrials space, it makes sense to sum up Gates Industrial as a unique investment alternative.
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Continue to hold Gates (NYSE:GTES) based on its current debt obligations?
This firm currently holds 3.16 B in liabilities with Debt to Equity (D/E) ratio of 1.07, which is about average as compared to similar companies. The company has a current ratio of 3.07, suggesting that it is liquid enough and is able to pay its financial obligations when due. About 101.0% of the company shares are owned by institutional investors. Gates Industrial has price-to-book (P/B) ratio of 1.63. Some equities with similar Price to Book (P/B) outperform the market in the long run. The entity had not issued any dividends in recent years.
Gates Industrial financial leverage ratio helps determine the effect of debt on the overall profitability of the company. It measures the total debt position of Gates Industrial, including all of Gates Industrial's outstanding debt obligations, and compares it with the equity. In simple terms, the high financial leverage means the cost of production, together with running the business day-to-day, is high, whereas, lower financial leverage implies lower fixed cost investment in the business and generally considered by investors to be a good sign. So if creditors own a majority of Gates Industrial assets, the company is considered highly leveraged. Understanding the composition and structure of overall Gates Industrial debt and outstanding corporate bonds gives a good idea of how risky the capital structure of a business is and if it is worth investing in it.
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Understanding Gates Total Liabilities

Gates Industrial Corp liabilities are broken down into two parts on the balance sheet. These are short-term (or current) obligations and long-term debt. Gates Industrial Corp has to fulfill its short-term liabilities in this reporting year and should be no more than 12 months old. Long-term debt, on the other hand, is anything beyond the 12-month payment timeframe. Common short-term liabilities found on Gates Industrial balance sheet include debt obligations and money owed to different Gates Industrial vendors, workers, and loan providers. Below is the chart of Gates short long-term liabilities accounts currently reported on its balance sheet.
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How important is Gates Industrial's Liquidity

Gates Industrial financial leverage refers to using borrowed capital as a funding source to finance Gates Industrial Corp ongoing operations. It is usually used to expand the firm's asset base and generate returns on borrowed capital. Gates Industrial financial leverage is typically calculated by taking the company's all interest-bearing debt and dividing it by total capital. So the higher the debt-to-capital ratio (i.e., financial leverage), the riskier the company. Please check the breakdown between Gates Industrial's total debt and its cash.

Another Deeper Perspective

Gates Industrial reported the previous year's revenue of 2.72 B. Net Income was 74.8 M with profit before overhead, payroll, taxes, and interest of 1.15 B.

Asset Breakdown

5.8 B
Assets Non Current
3.7 B
Goodwill
B
Current Assets
Total Assets7.79 Billion
Current Assets1.99 Billion
Assets Non Current5.81 Billion
Goodwill3.65 Billion
Tax Assets48.39 Million

Gates may start a relapse in March

Value At Risk just dropped to -2.77, may connote upcoming price decrease. Gates Industrial has relatively low volatility with skewness of 0.25 and kurtosis of 0.49. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate Gates Industrial to ensure all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future expected returns.

Our Final Take On Gates Industrial

While some other companies within the specialty industrial machinery industry are still a little expensive, even after the recent corrections, Gates Industrial may offer a potential longer-term growth to retail investors. Taking everything into account, as of the 7th of February 2021, our actual 30 days buy-or-sell advice on the enterprise is Strong Hold. We believe Gates Industrial is fairly valued with below average probability of distress for the next two years.

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