Profitability Ratios Proving Vital for Investment: Avon Products (NYSE:AVP), Delphi Automotive (NYSE:DLPH)

Avon Products, Inc. (NYSE:AVP) also making a luring appeal, share price swings at $4.32 with percentage change of remains unchanged in most recent trading session.

Profitability Valuation

The profit margin can answer significantly to find consistent trends in a firm’s earnings, the Co has negative -2.20% 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 60.50% and 5.60% respectively. Moving toward returns ratio, AVP has returns on investment of 19.00% which indicates firm’s investment efficiency or to compare the efficiency of a number of different investments.

While returns on assets calculated as -3.40% that gives an idea about how efficient management is at using its assets to generate earnings. It has returns on equity of 14.90%, which is measuring a corporation’s profitability by revealing how much profit generates by AVP with the shareholders’ money. The firm attains analyst recommendation of 2.60 on scale of 1-5 with week’s performance of -0.46%.

Moving toward ratio analysis, it has current ratio of 1.30 and quick ratio was calculated as 0.90. The firm attains analyst recommendation of 2.60 out of 1-5 scale with week’s performance of -0.46%.

Delphi Automotive PLC (NYSE:DLPH) need to consider for profitability analysis, in latest session share price swings at $78.60 with percentage change of -0.17%.

The Co has positive 7.50% 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 21.30% and 11.20% respectively. DLPH has returns on investment of 25.60%. The returns on assets were 10.40% that gives an idea about how efficient management is at using its assets to generate earnings. It has returns on equity of 52.40%, which is measuring profitability by disclosing how much profit generates by DLPH with the shareholders’ money.

The firm attains analyst recommendation of 2.00 on scale of 1-5 with week’s performance of -4.46%. The firm current ratio calculated as 1.30, 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 1.00, which indicates firm has sufficient short-term assets to cover its immediate liabilities. In addition, the firm has debt to equity ratio of 1.65, sometimes it remain same with long term debt to equity ratio.

 

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