Monday, March 19, 2018

Komatsu Offers More Than An Upswing In Mining

As often happens with companies that serve deeply cyclical end-markets, the timing and magnitude of the swings in Komatsu's (OTCPK:KMTUY) end-markets have defied expectations. While improving construction and mining markets have been part of the Komatsu story for a while now, the strength of the recoveries (especially in mining) has exceeded expectations, as has Komatsu's operating leverage and execution.

With major mining companies only starting to reinvest in equipment and plenty of room to grow in automation-driven investments, I believe Komatsu could still offer some upside from here. The shares aren't cheap on a free cash flow basis, but that's not all that unusual and a forward multiple in line with long-term averages suggests 10% more upside from here with the possibility of further upward revisions.

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Komatsu Offers More Than An Upswing In Mining

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