Stocks Rallying on Profitability Valuation: Gulfport Energy Corp. (NASDAQ:GPOR), McEwen Mining Inc. (NYSE:MUX)

Gulfport Energy Corp. (NASDAQ:GPOR) also making a luring appeal, share price swings at $17.34 with percentage change of -2.36% in most recent trading session. Gulfport Energy Corporation (GPOR) declared financial and operational results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2016 and provided an update on its 2017 activities.

For the fourth quarter of 2016, Gulfport declared a net loss of $240.4 million, or $1.86 per diluted share, on oil and natural gas revenues of  $63.4 million.  For the fourth quarter of 2016, EBITDA (as defined and reconciled below) was negative $44.4 million and cash flow from operating activities before changes in operating assets and liabilities was $86.1 million.

Moving toward returns ratio, GPOR has returns on investment of -23.50% which indicates firm’s investment efficiency or to compare the efficiency of a number of different investments.

While returns on assets calculated as -27.90% that gives an idea about how efficient management is at using its assets to generate earnings. It has returns on equity of -48.90%, which is measuring a corporation’s profitability by revealing how much profit generates by GPOR with the shareholders’ money. The firm attains analyst recommendation of 1.90 on scale of 1-5 with week’s performance of -10.06%.

Moving toward ratio analysis, it has current ratio of 4.20 and quick ratio was calculated as 4.20. The debt to equity ratio appeared as 0.73 for seeing its liquidity position. The firm attains analyst recommendation of 1.90 out of 1-5 scale with week’s performance of -10.06%.

McEwen Mining Inc. (NYSE:MUX) need to consider for profitability analysis, in latest session share price swings at $3.43 with percentage change of 1.18%.

The Co has positive 17.40% 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 55.60% and -12.30% respectively. MUX has returns on investment of -5.90%. The returns on assets were 2.20% that gives an idea about how efficient management is at using its assets to generate earnings. It has returns on equity of 2.40%, which is measuring profitability by disclosing how much profit generates by MUX with the shareholders’ money.

The firm attains analyst recommendation of 2 on scale of 1-5 with week’s performance of -14.89%. The firm current ratio calculated as 3.90, 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 2.70, which indicates firm has sufficient short-term assets to cover its immediate liabilities. In addition, the firm has debt to equity ratio of 0, sometimes it remain same with long term debt to equity ratio.

 

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