Relative Risk vs. Return Landscape
If you would invest 4,261
in Agilent Technologies Inc on April 21, 2013
and sell it today you would earn a total of 373.00
from holding Agilent Technologies Inc or generate 8.75%
return on investment over 30
days. Agilent Technologies Inc is generating 0.5% of daily returns and assumes 1.48% volatility on return distribution over the 30 days horizon. Put is differently, 19% of equities are less volatile than the company and over 71% of traded equities are expected to make higher returns on investment over the next 30 days.
Daily Expected Return (%)
Taking into account 30 trading days horizon, Agilent Technologies Inc is expected to generate 2.69 times more return on investment than the market. However, the company is 2.69 times more volatile than its market benchmark. It trades about 0.34 of its potential returns per unit of risk. The S&P 500 is currently generating roughly 0.56 per unit of risk.
Agilent Operating Margin
Based on recorded statements Agilent Technologies Inc has Operating Margin of 15.69%. This is 158.74% lower than that of Healthcare sector, and 137.52% lower than that of Medical Laboratories and Research
industry, The Operating Margin for all stocks is 549.57% lower than the firm.
A good Operating Margin is required for a company to be able to pay for its fixed costs or pay out its debt which implies that the higher the margin, the better. This ratio is most effective in evaluating the earning potential of a company over time when comparing it against firm's competitors.
Agilent Return On Equity vs Return On Asset
Agilent Technologies Inc is rated fourth
in return on equity category among related companies. It is rated below average
in return on asset category among related companies reporting about 0.31
of Return On Asset per Return On Equity. The ratio of Return On Equity to Return On Asset for Agilent Technologies Inc is roughly 3.27