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Chicago, IL - August 1, 2018 - Stocks in this week's article Star Bulk Carriers Corp. SBLK , Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. HLX , Rush Enterprises, Inc. RUSHA , Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. CLF and SVB Financial Group SIVB .
5 Stocks with Amazingly High Profitability to Own Now
A profitable company is able to offer high returns to its investors even after meeting all its operating and non-operating costs. In this context, we have used a financial ratio to measure the company's profitability position. Profitability analysis is used here to differentiate a profitable company over a loss-making one.
The best accounting tool to understand a company's profitability position is ratio analysis. Generally, there are four key profitability ratios - gross income ratio, operating income ratio, pre-tax profit margin and net income ratio. Here, we have used the most effective and frequently used profitability ratio - net income ratio.
Net Income Ratio
Net income ratio gives us the exact profit 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 capability to meet operating and non-operating expenses with its sales revenues. A higher net income ratio usually implies a company's ability to generate ample sales revenues and successfully manage all business functions.
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