Most Active Trio on Profitability Estimation: DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ:DRYS), Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCA)

DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ:DRYS) also making a luring appeal, share price swings at $1.35 with percentage change of -3.57% in most recent trading session. DryShips Inc. (DRYS) reported that it has successfully completed the previously reported $200.0 million common stock offering, in which the Company raised net proceeds of $198.0 million, pursuant to the prospectus supplement filed on February 17, 2017.

Mr. George Economou, Chairman and CEO commented: “We are very pleased to have successfully raised an additional $198 million of equity, which will increase our total accessible liquidity to about $455 million. We continue to look at opportunities to diversify and grow our fleet with high quality tonnage and important operating leverage.”

Gross profit margin is it subs part that firm has -5.50%. Moving toward returns ratio, DRYS has returns on investment of -223.20% which indicates firm’s investment efficiency or to compare the efficiency of a number of different investments.

While returns on assets calculated as -83.80% that gives an idea about how efficient management is at using its assets to generate earnings. The firm attains analyst recommendation of 3.00 on scale of 1-5 with week’s performance of -19.16%. Moving toward ratio analysis, it has current ratio of 3.60. The debt to equity ratio appeared as 0.34 for seeing its liquidity position. The firm attains analyst recommendation of 3.00 out of 1-5 scale with week’s performance of -19.16%.

Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) need to consider for profitability analysis, in latest session share price swings at $27.54 with percentage change of -0.47%.

The Co has positive 12.10% 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 62.60% and 30.70% respectively. DISCA has returns on investment of 11.80%. The returns on assets were 5.00% that gives an idea about how efficient management is at using its assets to generate earnings. It has returns on equity of 15.00%, which is measuring profitability by disclosing how much profit generates by DISCA with the shareholders’ money.

The firm attains analyst recommendation of 3.30 on scale of 1-5 with week’s performance of -1.68%. The firm current ratio calculated as 1.70, this value is acceptable if it lies in 1.3% to 3%. But it 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 1.53, sometimes it remain same with long term debt to equity ratio.

 

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