GNC Holdings (NYSE:GNC)- Stocks for Portfolio with Profitability Analysis: Nordic American Tankers (NYSE:NAT)

GNC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GNC) also making a luring appeal, share price swings at $10.84 with percentage change of -10.71% in most recent trading session. GNC Holdings Inc. on Tuesday said it will advertise in the Super Bowl. The commercial ties to the relaunch of the vitamin and health retailer’s brand next week as One New GNC.

“The decision to make the substantial investment in Super Bowl advertising and promotions reflects our commitment to raise awareness of the One New GNC and invite consumers back into our stores,” GNC (NYSE:GNC) Interim CEO Robert Moran said in a prepared statement. “Done right, a Super Bowl advertising strategy, and the subsequent campaign that follows with the investment, has the power to drive important interest in the brand, encourage trial and do it much, much more quickly than we could with a traditional advertising plan.”

Profitability Valuation

The profit margin can answer significantly to find consistent trends in a firm’s earnings, the Co has positive 7.30% 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 35.50% and 13.20% respectively. Moving toward returns ratio, GNC has returns on investment of 14.10% which indicates firm’s investment efficiency or to compare the efficiency of a number of different investments.

While returns on assets calculated as 7.40% that gives an idea about how efficient management is at using its assets to generate earnings. It has returns on equity of 52.70%, which is measuring a corporation’s profitability by revealing how much profit generates by GNC with the shareholders’ money. The firm attains analyst recommendation of 3.20 on scale of 1-5 with week’s performance of -16.74%.

Moving toward ratio analysis, it has current ratio of 2.60 and quick ratio was calculated as 0.70. The debt to equity ratio appeared as 4.39 for seeing its liquidity position. The firm attains analyst recommendation of 3.20 out of 1-5 scale with week’s performance of -16.74%.

Moving on tracing line, Nordic American Tankers Limited (NYSE:NAT) need to consider for profitability analysis, in latest session share price swings at $8.58 with percentage change of 1.54%.

Gross profit margin is its sub parts that firm have 49.80%. NAT has returns on investment of 10.60%. The firm attains analyst recommendation of 3.60 on scale of 1-5 with week’s performance of -4.56%.  To strengthen these views, active industry firm has Quick Ratio of 4.00, which indicates firm has sufficient short-term assets to cover its immediate liabilities. In addition, the firm has debt to equity ratio of 0.50, sometimes its remain same with long term debt to equity ratio.


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