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Outshines Stocks with Rosy Profitability Scores: First Majestic Silver Corp. (NYSE:AG), SeaDrill Limited (NYSE:SDRL)

Shares of First Majestic Silver Corp. (NYSE:AG) [Trend Analysis] runs in leading trade, it moving up 1.22% to traded at $8.30. The firm has price volatility of 4.39% for a week and 6.64% for a month. Narrow down four to firm performance, its weekly performance was -4.60% and monthly performance was 3.88%. The stock price of AG is moving down from its 20 days moving average with -2.20% and isolated negatively from 50 days moving average with -8.56%.

FIRST MAJESTIC SILVER CORP. is pleased to announce the unaudited interim consolidated financial results of the Company for the third quarter ended September 30, 2016. “Cash generation accelerated during the quarter due to our ongoing disciplined cost management and higher silver prices,” stated Keith Neumeyer, President and CEO of First Majestic. “Our third quarter AISC came in well below guidance at $10.52 per ounce. The reduction in costs were driven primarily by renegotiated smelting and refining agreements, the continued weakness in the Mexican Peso, and record production of silver. In addition, the Company realized an average silver price of $19.72 per ounce, which is the highest price achieved in the past 10 quarters. We have already achieved 80% of our annual production guidance and continue to make great progress towards achieving our financial and strategic objectives for the year.”

EPS estimates indicating constrictive facts, the current year from sell-side analysts, Price to current year EPS stands at 263.60%, and looking further price to next year’s EPS is 77.80%. While take a short look on price to sales ratio, that was 4.91.

SeaDrill Limited (NYSE:SDRL) kept active in profitability ratio analysis, on current situation shares price increasing -5.11% to $2.60. The total volume of 8.05 Million shares held in the session, while on average its shares change hands 8441.53 shares.

Efficiency Evaluation in Focus

Entering into profitability analysis, the co has noticeable returns on equity ratio of -0.40%, which discloses how corporation’s management efficiently generates profit from shareholders invested money. The returns on investment very popular metric among passive investors, it stands at -2.20%, when it lies in positive figure than security is feasible for investment or goes for higher ROI stocks. To see the other side of picture, profit margin of SDRL stands at negative -1.10%; that indicates a firm actually every dollar of sales keeps in earnings. The -0.20% 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 SDRL, it holds price to book ratio of 0.14 that unearth high-growth companies selling at low-growth prices, but it requires appropriate measurement approach. It has forward price to earnings ratio of 41.27. SDRL is presenting price to cash flow of 0.92 and free cash flow concluded as 1.32.


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