Safe Haven Profitability Portfolio Stocks: New Gold (NYSE:NGD), Patterson-UTI Energy (NASDAQ:PTEN)

New Gold, Inc. (NYSE:NGD) presented as an active mover, shares build up 9.62% to traded at $3.99 in most recent trading session. The firm has floated short ratio of 1.85%, hold to candle to sentiment indicator of Short Ratio, its stand at 1.72.

Efficiency or profitability analysis gives an appropriate idea for investment decision; NGD attains returns on investment ratio of -2.80%, which suggests it’s viable on security that has lesser ROI. To strengthen this concept we can use profit margin, which is standing at positive 7.00%, and it is providing insight view about a variety of aspects of a firm’s financial performance. The operating profit margins and gross profit margins can be giving more focus view that is 6.80% and 78.70% respectively.

Turns back to returns ratios, returns on equity stands at 2.30%. Usually, financial analysts consider return on equity ratios in the 15-20% range as an attractive level of investment quality. Narrow down focus to firm performance, its weekly performance was 13.75% and monthly performance was 0.28%. The stock price of NGD is moving up from its 20 days moving average with 14.03% and isolated positively from 50 days moving average with 7.14%.

Following analysis criteria, Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTEN) attains noticeable attention, it shows upbeat performance moving up 1.16% to traded at $28.71. PTEN attains analyst recommendation of 2.40 on scale of 1-5 with week’s performance of 4.76%.

The firm has noticeable returns on equity ratio of -12.70%, which shows how much profit each dollar of ordinary stockholders’ equity generates. The returns on investment very popular metric among passive investors, it stands at -7.60%. To see the other side of depiction, profit margins of PTEN stands at negative -30.80%; that indicates a firm actually every dollar of sales keeps in earnings. The -7.30% 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 PTEN, it holds price to book ratio of 1.79 that unearth high-growth companies selling at low-growth prices, but it requires appropriate measurement approach. PTEN is presenting price to cash flow of 113.86 and free cash flow concluded as 18.37.

 

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