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Critical Profitability Ratio Analysis under Limelight: AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS), Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO)

Waking on tracing line of previous stocks, AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) also making a luring appeal, share price swings at $8.03 with percentage change of 0.88% in most recent trading session.

Profitability Valuation

The profit margin can answer significantly to find consistent trends in a firm’s earnings, the Co has negative -1.50% profit margin that indicates every dollar of sales a firm actually keeps in earnings, and the larger number indicates improving and vise worse. Gross profit margin, operating profit margin are its sub parts that firm has 13.60% and 2.80% respectively. Moving toward returns ratio, AKS has returns on investment of -19.90% which indicates firm’s investment efficiency or to compare the efficiency of a number of different investments.

While returns on assets calculated as -2.30% hat gives an idea about how efficient management is at using its assets to generate earnings. It has returns on equity of 11.00%, which is measuring a corporation’s profitability by revealing how much profit generates by AKS with the shareholders’ money. The firm attains analyst recommendation of 2.50 on scale of 1-5 with week’s performance of -3.02%.

Moving toward ratio analysis, it has current ratio of 1.80 and quick ratio was calculated as 0.70. The firm attains analyst recommendation of 2.50 out of 1-5 scale with week’s performance of -3.02%.

Moving on tracing line, Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO) need to consider for profitability analysis, in latest session share price swings at $37.51 with percentage change of 2.63%.

The Co has positive 0.10% profit margin to find consistent trends in a firm’s earnings. The operating profit margin is its sub parts that firm have 7.40% respectively. RIO has returns on investment of 4.30%. It has returns on equity of 0.10%, which is measuring profitability by disclosing how much profit generates by RIO with the shareholders’ money.

The firm attains analyst recommendation of 2.00 on scale of 1-5 with week’s performance of -5.40%. The firm current ratio calculated as 1.70, this value is acceptable if it lies in 1.3% to 3%. But its varies industry to industry. To strengthen these views, active industry firm has Quick Ratio of 1.30, which indicates firm has sufficient short-term assets to cover its immediate liabilities. In addition, the firm has debt to equity ratio of 0.58, sometimes its remain same with long term debt to equity ratio.

 

About Richard Avery

He is a capital projects manager and process design engineer at a large-cap company. He has renowned MBA degree. Before joining SWR, he was a freelance writer for renounce tech websites. He is currently studying for CFP exam. Interests: Tech stocks, Economic Markets, Blue-chips.

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