Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited (NYSE:HMY) presented as an active mover, shares increased 3.17% to traded at $1.95 in most recent trading session. The firm has floated short ratio of 1.37%, hold to candle to sentiment indicator of Short Ratio, its stand at 1.05.
Efficiency or profitability analysis gives an appropriate idea for investment decision; HMY attains returns on investment ratio of 3.10%, which suggests it’s viable on security that has lesser ROI. To strengthen this concept we can use profit margin, which is standing at positive 10.70%, and it is providing insight view about a variety of aspects of a firm’s financial performance. The operating profit margin and gross profit margin can be giving more focus view that is -50.80% and 13.50% respectively.
Turns back to returns ratios, returns on equity stands at 5.40%. Usually, financial analysts consider return on equity ratios in the 15-20% range as an attractive level of investment quality. Narrow down focus to firm performance, its weekly performance was -9.13% and monthly performance was -27.86%. The stock price of HMY is moving down from its 20 days moving average with -12.22% and isolated negatively from 50 days moving average with -28.21%.
Following analysis criteria, Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) attains noticeable attention, it declining -1.32% to traded at $72.47. OXY attains analyst recommendation of 2.50 on scale of 1-5 with week’s performance of 4.05%.
The firm has noticeable returns on equity ratio of -23.40%, which shows how much profit each dollar of ordinary stockholders’ equity generates. The returns on investment very popular metric among passive investors, it stands at -25.40%. To see the other side of depiction, profit margin of OXY stands at negative -53.70%; that indicates a firm actually every dollar of sales keeps in earnings. The -12.90% returns on assets presents notable condition of firm. Mostly ROA known as a comparative measure, it is best to compare it against a firm’s previous ROA numbers or the ROA of a same firm.
To find out the technical position of OXY, it holds price to book ratio of 2.52 that unearth high-growth companies selling at low-growth prices, but it requires appropriate measurement approach. It has forward price to earnings ratio of 52.76. OXY is presenting price to cash flow of 17.64.