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Chicago, IL - May 30, 2018 - Stocks in this week's article FMC Corp. FMC , MasTec, Inc. MTZ , Select Energy Services, Inc. WTTR , Star Bulk Carriers Corp. SBLK and E*TRADE Financial Corp. ETFC .
5 Best Profitable Stocks to Garner Stunning Returns
Investors always look to focus on companies with a high level of profitability irrespective of market conditions. In this context, profitability analysis is used to identify a profitable company from a loss-making one. Using this analysis, we can measure the way a company is ensuring effective cost management and still providing healthy returns to its investors.
Here, we have used the concept of accounting ratios to evaluate a company's profitability. There is a variety of profitability ratios, from which we have chosen the most successful and frequently used profitability metric to determine the bottom-line performance of a company.
Net Income Ratio
Net income ratio gives us the exact profitability level of a company. It reflects the percentage of net income to total sales revenues. Using net income ratio, one can determine a company's effectiveness to meet operating and non-operating expenses from revenues. A higher net income ratio usually implies a company's ability to generate ample revenues and successfully manage all business functions.
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