Relative Risk vs. Return Landscape
If you would invest 210.00
in BPZ Resources Inc on April 19, 2013
and sell it today you would lose (10.00)
from holding BPZ Resources Inc or give up 4.76%
of portfolio value over 30
days. BPZ Resources Inc is generating negative expected returns assuming volatility of 2.33%
on return distribution over 30 days investment horizon. In other words, 30% of equities are less volatile than the company and above 99% of equities are expected to generate higher returns over the next 30 days.
Daily Expected Return (%)
Considering 30-days investment horizon, BPZ Resources Inc is expected to under-perform the market. In addition to that, the company is 4.24 times more volatile than its market benchmark. It trades about -0.09 of its total potential returns per unit of risk. The S&P 500 is currently generating roughly 0.6 per unit of volatility.
BPZ Resource Operating Margin
Based on recorded statements BPZ Resources Inc has Operating Margin of -41.9%. This is 163.36% higher than that of Basic Materials sector, and 21.06% higher than that of Oil and Gas Drilling and Exploration
industry, The Operating Margin for all stocks is 1125.15% higher than the company.
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.
BPZ Resource Return On Equity vs Return On Asset
BPZ Resources Inc is rated below average
in return on equity category among related companies. It is rated below average
in return on asset category among related companies .