Stocks with Active Profitability Analyses: Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG), Range Resources (NYSE:RRC)

Moving on tracing line, Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG) need to consider for profitability analysis, in latest session share price swings at $22.61 with percentage change of 3.24%.

Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (COG) declared that financial and operating results for the fourth quarter and full-year ended December 31, 2016.  “Our 2016 performance demonstrates Cabot’s ability to deliver strong operational and financial results despite lower commodity prices for the majority of the year,” said Dan O. Dinges, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. “The Company delivered production and reserves growth while spending within operating cash flow during a year in which we realized record-low natural gas prices, highlighting Cabot’s world-class asset base and the consistent execution by our employees.” Dinges added, “Based on our current outlook for 2017, we anticipate another year of production and reserves growth while generating positive free cash flow.”

The Co has negative -37.20% profit margins to find consistent trends in a firm’s earnings. Gross profit margins and operating profit margins are its sub parts that firm have 50.90% and -51.00% respectively. COG has returns on investment of -8.00%.The firm attains analyst recommendation of 2.30 on scale of 1-5 with week’s performance of 0.04%.

Range Resources Corporation (NYSE:RRC) also making a luring appeal, share price swings at $27.93 with percentage change of 1.12% in most recent trading session.

Profitability Valuation

The profit margins can answer significantly to find consistent trends in a firm’s earnings, the Co has negative -38.30% profit margins 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 margins are its sub part that firm has 78.60% and -26.80% respectively. Moving toward returns ratio, RRC has returns on investment of -0.90% which indicates firm’s investment efficiency or to compare the efficiency of a number of different investments.

While returns on assets calculated as -5.80% that gives an idea about how efficient management is at using its assets to generate earnings. It has returns on equity of -13.00%, which is measuring a corporation’s profitability by revealing how much profit generates by RRC with the shareholders’ money. The firm attains analyst recommendation of 2.10 on scale of 1-5 with week’s performance of -6.68%.

Moving toward ratio analysis, it has current ratio of 0.40 and quick ratio was calculated as 0.40. The debt to equity ratio appeared as 0.70 for seeing its liquidity position. The firm attains analyst recommendation of 2.10 out of 1-5 scale with week’s performance of -6.68%.

 

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