Stocks under Profitability Radar: Ocean Rig UDW LLC (NASDAQ:ORIG), AngloGold Ashanti (NYSE:AU)

Ocean Rig UDW LLC (NASDAQ:ORIG) presented as an active mover, shares an ascending -32.30% to traded at $1.53 in most recent trading session. The firm has floated short ratio of 15.77%, hold to candle to sentiment indicator of Short Ratio, its stand at 3.74.

Efficiency or profitability analysis gives an appropriate idea for investment decision; ORIG attains returns on investment ratio of 2.40%, which suggests it’s viable on security that has lesser ROI. To strengthen this concept we can use profit margin, which is standing at positive 21.70%, and it is providing insight view about a variety of aspects of a firm’s financial performance. The operating profit margin can be giving more focus view that is 25.10% and 71.00% respectively.

Turns back to returns ratios, returns on equity stands at 11.60%. 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 20.86% and monthly performance was 93.16%. The stock price of ORIG is moving down from its 20 days moving average with -14.26% and isolated positively from 50 days moving average with 17.17%.

Following analysis criteria, AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. (NYSE:AU) attains noticeable attention, it Dropping -5.36% to traded at $9.54. AU attains analyst recommendation of 2.50 on scale of 1-5 with week’s performance of -9.60%. The returns on investment very popular metric among passive investors, it stands at 2.40%.

To find out the technical position of AU, it holds price to book ratio of 1.57 that unearth high-growth companies selling at low-growth prices, but it requires appropriate measurement approach. It has forward price to earnings ratio of 7.27, and price to earnings ratio calculated as 39.07. The price to earnings growth ration calculated as 1.73. AU is presenting price to cash flow of 9.24.


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