Profitability Analysis To Overcome Risk: Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE:RGC), Top Ships Inc. (NASDAQ:TOPS)

Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE:RGC) persists its position slightly strong in context of buying side, while shares price eased up 0.84% during latest trading session.

Profitability Ratio Analysis; to measure firm’s performance and profitability, we focus on ordinary profitability ratio, RGC has gross profit margin of 61.60% for trailing twelve months and operating margin is calculated as 10.50%, these are a better detectors to find consistency or positive/negative trends in a firm’s earnings. Following in trace line, returns on investment amplify the findings, the firm’s ROI concludes as 15%; it gives idea for personal financial decisions, to compare a firm’s profitability or to compare the efficiency of different investments. The returns on assets of firm also on noticeable level, it has ROA of 6.60%, which signifies how profitable a firm is relative to its total assets. Taking notice on volatility measures, price volatility of stock was 1.71% for a week and 2.11% for a month.

Top Ships Inc. (NASDAQ:TOPS) also in plain sight to attract passive investors, shares in most recent trading session build up 5.75% after traded at $2.39.

For trailing twelve months, TOPS attains gross profit margin of 97.30% and operating margin stands at -11% that is showing consistency of trends in firm’s earnings. While to figure out more clear vision, firm’s returns on investment calculated as -12.70%; it gives answer about efficiency of different investments in different securities. The returns on assets of firm also presenting perceptible condition of profitability, it has ROA of -3.60%, the very positive ratio starts from >+15% and very negative hits to <-15%.

The firm has noticeable volatility credentials; price volatility of stock was 27.49% for a week and 14.03% for a month. The performance of firm for the quarter recorded as -30.32% and for year stands at -14.64%, while the YTD performance was 6.22%. The co attains 0.38 for Average True Range for 14 days. The stock price of TOPS is moving up from its 20 days moving average with 4.87% and isolated positively from 50 days moving average with 0.12%.


About Richard Avery

He is a capital projects manager and process design engineer at a large-cap company. He has renowned MBA degree. Before joining SWR, he was a freelance writer for renounce tech websites. He is currently studying for CFP exam. Interests: Tech stocks, Economic Markets, Blue-chips.

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