Stocks Ensnare on Profitability Ratio: Top Ships Inc. (NASDAQ:TOPS), Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE:CAH)

Top Ships Inc. (NASDAQ:TOPS) also making a luring appeal, share price swings at $1.30 with percentage change of -1.52% 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 -1.20% 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 97.40% and 16.90% respectively.

While returns on assets calculated as -0.40% that gives an idea about how efficient management is at using its assets to generate earnings. The firm attains analyst recommendation of 3 on scale of 1-5 with week’s performance of 23.81%. The firm attains analyst recommendation of 3 out of 1-5 scale with week’s performance of 23.81%.

Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE:CAH) need to consider for profitability analysis, in latest session share price swings at $81.64 with percentage change of 0.23%.

The Co has positive 1.10% 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 5.10% and 1.80% respectively. CAH has returns on investment of 13.30%. The returns on assets were 3.90% that gives an idea about how efficient management is at using its assets to generate earnings. It has returns on equity of 20.70%, which is measuring profitability by disclosing how much profit generates by CAH with the shareholders’ money.

The firm attains analyst recommendation of 2.60 on scale of 1-5 with week’s performance of -2.58%. The firm current ratio calculated as 1.10, 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 0.50, which indicates firm has sufficient short-term assets to cover its immediate liabilities. In addition, the firm has debt to equity ratio of 0.86, sometimes it 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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