Stocks under Profitability Radar: First Majestic Silver Corp. (NYSE:AG), WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX)

WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX) attains noticeable attention, it crashing down -1.06% to traded at $14.93. WPX attains analyst recommendation of 2.00 on scale of 1-5 with week’s performance of 3.78%.

WPX Energy’s (WPX) BOD has unanimously elected Richard E. “Rick” Muncrief as it next chairman, effective Jan. 1, 2017. Muncrief also is WPX’s president and chief executive officer, positions he has held since May 15, 2014. “Already, Rick has navigated WPX through one of the biggest price pullbacks in industry history, personally invested heavily in the future of the company, established accountability up and down the organization, and emphasized technology and technical excellence in our operations,” Lowrie said.

The firm has noticeable returns on equity ratio of -60.50%, 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 -22.70%.  The -25.20% 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 WPX, it holds price to book ratio of 1.52 that unearth high-growth companies selling at low-growth prices, but it requires appropriate measurement approach. WPX is presenting price to cash flow of 8.18.

First Majestic Silver Corp. (NYSE:AG) presented as an active mover, shares eased up 0.28% to traded at $7.09 in most recent trading session. The firm has floated short ratio of 7.08%, hold to candle to sentiment indicator of Short Ratio, its stand at 1.88.

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 -18.36% and monthly performance was -18.74%. The stock price of AG is moving down from its 20 days moving average with -18.44% and isolated negatively from 50 days moving average with -16.18%.

 

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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