Moving on tracing line, International Paper Company (NYSE:IP) need to consider for profitability analysis, in latest session share price swings at $53.68 with percentage change of -0.13%.
The Co has positive 4.10% profit margin to find consistent trends in a firm’s earnings. Gross profit margin and operating profit margin are its sub parts that firm have 28.50% and 7.20% respectively. IP has returns on investment of 11.50%. The return on assets was 2.80% that gives an idea about how efficient management is at using its assets to generate earnings. It has returns on equity of 21.10%, which is measuring profitability by disclosing how much profit generates by IP with the shareholders’ money.
The firm attains analyst recommendation of 2.60 on scale of 1-5 with week’s performance of -0.15%. The firm current ratio calculated as 2.30, 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 1.70, which indicates firm has sufficient short-term assets to cover its immediate liabilities. In addition, the firm has debt to equity ratio of 2.59, sometimes its remain same with long term debt to equity ratio.
Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) also making a luring appeal, share price swings at $66.06 with percentage change of -0.26% in most recent trading session.
The profit margin can answer significantly to find consistent trends in a firm’s earnings, the Co has positive 9.00% 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 59.90% and 17.80% respectively. Moving toward returns ratio, CL has returns on investment of 25.20% which indicates firm’s investment efficiency or to compare the efficiency of a number of different investments.
While returns on assets calculated as 11.10% hat gives an idea about how efficient management is at using its assets to generate earnings. It has returns on equity of -508.60%, which is measuring a corporation’s profitability by revealing how much profit generates by CL with the shareholders’ money. The firm attains analyst recommendation of 2.70 on scale of 1-5 with week’s performance of -0.09%.
Moving toward ratio analysis, it has current ratio of 1.00 and quick ratio was calculated as 0.80. The firm attains analyst recommendation of 2.70 out of 1-5 scale with week’s performance of -0.09%.