Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL) presented as an active mover, shares knocking up -4.70% to traded at $8.72 in most recent trading session. The firm has floated short ratio of 12.70%, hold to candle to sentiment indicator of Short Ratio, its stand at 3.54.
Efficiency or profitability analysis gives an appropriate idea for investment decision; WLL attains returns on investment ratio of -9%, which suggests it’s viable on security that has lesser ROI. The operating profit margin and gross profit margin can be giving more focus view that is -54.60% and 69.70% respectively.
Turns back to returns ratios, returns on equity stands at -28.10%. 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 -2.46% and monthly performance was -21.51%. The stock price of WLL is moving down from its 20 days moving average with -14.15% and isolated negatively from 50 days moving average with -20.94%.
Encana Corporation (NYSE:ECA) attains noticeable attention, it felling -2.22% to traded at $10.58. ECA attains analyst recommendation of 2.40 on scale of 1-5 with week’s performance of 2.52%.
The firm has noticeable returns on equity ratio of -16.60%, 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 -9.60%. To see the other side of depiction, profit margin of ECA stands at negative -32.40%; that indicates a firm actually every dollar of sales keeps in earnings. The -6.40% returns on assets present 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 ECA, it holds price to book ratio of 1.68 that unearth high-growth companies selling at low-growth prices, but it requires appropriate measurement approach. It has forward price to earnings ratio of 11.70. ECA is presenting price to cash flow of 12.33.