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Dorel’s stroller empire rolls out solid dividends

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Montreal-based Dorel Industries Inc. (market cap $1.3-billion) makes an array of consumer products, ranging from child items like strollers and car seats, to recreational products like bicycles, to home furnishings.

Dorel gets strong interest from the Ben Graham-based guru model because of strong financials (2.53 current ratio; $318-million in long-term debt vs. $617-million in net current assets) and good valuation (trades for 12 times trailing 12-month earnings and 1.0 times book value).

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Other useful stats:

  • Also has a 0.52 price/sales ratio
  • Offers 3 per cent dividend yield
  • Has $6.38 in free cash per share and 15.6 per cent free cash flow yield

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