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Why Coca-Cola Amatil Limited (ASX:CCL) Should Have A Place In Your Portfolio

Felix Olson

Coca-Cola Amatil Limited (ASX:CCL) is a company with exceptional fundamental characteristics. Upon building up an investment case for a stock, we should look at various aspects. In the case of CCL, it is a financially-sound , dividend-paying company with a a great history of performance. Below is a brief commentary on these key aspects. If you’re interested in understanding beyond my high-level commentary, take a look at the report on Coca-Cola Amatil here.

Solid track record with excellent balance sheet and pays a dividend

In the previous year, CCL has ramped up its bottom line by 80.90%, with its latest earnings level surpassing its average level over the last five years. This illustrates a strong track record, leading to a satisfying return on equity of 24.52%. which is an notable feat for the company. CCL’s ability to maintain an adequate level of cash to meet upcoming liabilities is a good sign for its financial health. This suggests prudent control over cash and cost by management, which is a crucial insight into the health of the company. CCL seems to have put its debt to good use, generating operating cash levels of 0.24x total debt in the most recent year. This is also a good indication as to whether debt is properly covered by the company’s cash flows.

ASX:CCL Income Statement Jun 14th 18

For those seeking income streams from their portfolio, CCL is a robust dividend payer as well. Over the past decade, the company has consistently increased its dividend payout, reaching a yield of 5.15%.

ASX:CCL Historical Dividend Yield Jun 14th 18

Next Steps:

For Coca-Cola Amatil, I’ve compiled three pertinent aspects you should further examine:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for CCL’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for CCL’s outlook.
  2. Valuation: What is CCL worth today? Is the stock undervalued, even when its growth outlook is factored into its intrinsic value? The intrinsic value infographic in our free research report helps visualize whether CCL is currently mispriced by the market.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of CCL? 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 pass 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.