Nevsun Resources (NSU) Upgraded From Hold to Buy - TheStreet

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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Nevsun Resources (NSU) has been upgraded by TheStreet Ratings from Hold to Buy with a ratings score of B.  TheStreet Ratings Team has this to say about their recommendation:

"We rate NEVSUN RESOURCES LTD (NSU) a BUY. This is driven by a few notable strengths, which we believe should have a greater impact than any weaknesses, and should give investors a better performance opportunity than most stocks we cover. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance, attractive valuation levels and compelling growth in net income. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results."

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Highlights from the analysis by TheStreet Ratings Team goes as follows:

  • NSU's very impressive revenue growth greatly exceeded the industry average of 3.0%. Since the same quarter one year prior, revenues leaped by 473.8%. Growth in the company's revenue appears to have helped boost the earnings per share.
  • NSU has no debt to speak of therefore resulting in a debt-to-equity ratio of zero, which we consider to be a relatively favorable sign.
  • This stock has managed to rise its share value by 29.72% over the past twelve months. Regarding the stock's future course, although almost any stock can fall in a broad market decline, NSU should continue to move higher despite the fact that it has already enjoyed a very nice gain in the past year.
  • The net income growth from the same quarter one year ago has significantly exceeded that of the S&P 500 and the Metals & Mining industry. The net income increased by 2083.6% when compared to the same quarter one year prior, rising from $1.17 million to $25.55 million.
  • You can view the full analysis from the report here: NSU Ratings Report

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