Investors flock to a business that reports profits on a regular basis. And to gauge the extent of profit there is no better metric than the net profit margin. Net Profit Margin = Net profit /Sales * 100. Net profit margin reflects a …
Tesla just unveiled one of its most unusual feats yet: turning a profit. Tesla (TSLA) posted a profit of $22 million for the third quarter, which is just the second time it has ever been in the black. Its only other quarterly profit came more than …
Associate Professor Fong Wai Mun of the NUS Business School's finance department believes most investors do not focus enough on profitability - even though it might seem like a very obvious approach to investing. He said that while …
China stocks edged lower on Monday as investors took profits after three days of gains spurred by Beijing's decision to create a huge new economic zone. Hong Kong stocks barely moved, with investors unwilling to place big bets amid …
The stock price of GEO Group fell about 28% after the memo was made public, while Corrections Corp shares sank about 20%. Neither GEO Group nor Corrections Corp could be reached immediately for comment. About 40,000 federal …
If corporate profit margins stay at today's high level for the next several years, the only way the stock market will deliver strong returns is if the market's P/E ratio expands. Again, it's possible that the PE ratio will do this, but as the chart …
Singapore shares closed lower on profit-taking and insufficient cues from what some traders called an "underwhelming" Budget yesterday. Investors are also assessing prospects for United States President Donald Trump's economic plans …
For half a decade, investors have been waiting for the economy to start generating faster growth. We've seen that trend play out many times in this current earnings season. Analysts project lofty forward estimates, and then the company …