Seagate Technology (NASDAQ:STX)- Stocks for Portfolio with Profitability Analysis: Sysorex Global (NASDAQ:SYRX)

Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX) also making a luring appeal, share price swings at $36.87 with percentage change of -2.02% in most recent trading session. Seagate Technology plc (STX) will report fiscal second quarter 2017 financial results after market close on Tuesday, January 24, 2017. The investment community conference call to discuss these results will take place that day at 2:00 p.m. Pacific / 5:00 p.m. Eastern.

Hard-disk drive maker said it would cut more than 2,000 jobs as it shuts down its Suzhou factory in China. The latest job cuts were part of its earlier restructuring plans reported in July to reduce its global manufacturing footprint, Seagate spokeswoman Kelly Zhang said on Wednesday.

Profitability Valuation

The profit margin can answer significantly to find consistent trends in a firm’s earnings, the Co has positive 3.50% 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 24.70% and 5.20% respectively. Moving toward returns ratio, STX has returns on investment of 7.30% which indicates firm’s investment efficiency or to compare the efficiency of a number of different investments.

While returns on assets calculated as 4.50% that gives an idea about how efficient management is at using its assets to generate earnings. It has returns on equity of 23.00%, which is measuring a corporation’s profitability by revealing how much profit generates by STX with the shareholders’ money. The firm attains analyst recommendation of 2.70 on scale of 1-5 with week’s performance of -5.75%.

Moving toward ratio analysis, it has current ratio of 1.50 and quick ratio was calculated as 1.20. The debt to equity ratio appeared as 0.00 for seeing its liquidity position. The firm attains analyst recommendation of 2.70 out of 1-5 scale with week’s performance of -5.75%.

Moving on tracing line, Sysorex Global (NASDAQ:SYRX) need to consider for profitability analysis, in latest session share price swings at $0.28 with percentage change of 11.29%.

The Co has negative -29.10% profit margins to find consistent trends in a firm’s earnings. Gross profit margin and operating profit margin are its sub parts that firm have 26.60% and -27.50% respectively. SYRX has returns on investment of -32.70%. The returns on assets was -27.00% that gives an idea about how efficient management is at using its assets to generate earnings. It has returns on equity of -88.60%, which is measuring profitability by disclosing how much profit generates by SYRX with the shareholders’ money.

The firm attains analyst recommendation of 2.00 on scale of 1-5 with week’s performance of 14.50%. The firm current ratio calculated as 0.70, this value is acceptable if it lies in 1.3% to 3%. But its varies industry to industry. To strengthen these views, active industry firm has Quick Ratio of 0.60, which indicates firm has sufficient short-term assets to cover its immediate liabilities. In addition, the firm has debt to equity ratio of 0.55, sometimes its remain same with long term debt to equity ratio.

 

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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