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Stocks Shining Bright on Wall Street: Encana Corporation (NYSE:ECA), Rice Energy Inc. (NYSE:RICE)

Following analysis criteria, Encana Corporation (NYSE:ECA) attains noticeable attention, it decreasing -1.83% to traded at $10.73. ECA attains analyst recommendation of 2.60 on scale of 1-5 with week’s performance of 6.24%.

The firm has noticeable returns on equity ratio of -48.60%, 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 -30.10%. To see the other side of depiction, profit margin of ECA stands at negative -81.70%; that indicates a firm actually every dollar of sales keeps in earnings. The -17.90% 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 ECA, it holds price to book ratio of 1.86 that unearth high-growth companies selling at low-growth prices, but it requires appropriate measurement approach. It has forward price to earnings ratio of 40.19.

Rice Energy Inc. (NYSE:RICE) presented as an active mover, shares surged 0.82% to traded at $27.02 in most recent trading session. The firm has floated short ratio of 5.21%, hold to candle to sentiment indicator of Short Ratio, its stand at 2.21.

Efficiency or profitability analysis gives an appropriate idea for investment decision; RICE attains returns on investment ratio of -16.60% percent, which suggests it’s viable on security that has lesser ROI. To strengthen this concept we can use profit margin, which is standing at negative -70.80% percent, and it is providing insight view about a variety of aspects of a firm’s financial performance. The operating profit margin and gross profit margin can be giving more focus view that is -76.80% percent and 91.30% percent respectively.

Turns back to returns ratios, returns on equity stands at -29.20% percent. 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 7.52% and monthly performance was -0.33%. The stock price of RICE is moving up from its 20 days moving average with 1.10% and isolated positively from 50 days moving average with 4.30%.


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