If you would invest 432.00
in Career Education Corp on November 6, 2013
and sell it today you would earn a total of 19.00
from holding Career Education Corp or generate 4.4%
return on investment over 30
days. Career Education Corp is currenly does not generate positive expected returns and assumes 5.4% risk (volatility on return distribution) over the 30 days horizon. In different words, 58% of equities are less volatile than Career Education Corp and 99% of traded equity instruments are projected to make higher returns than the company over the 30 days investment horizon.
Daily Expected Return (%)
Given investment horizon of 30 days, Career Education Corp is expected to under-perform the market. In addition to that, the company is 9.64 times more volatile than its market benchmark. It trades about -0.12 of its total potential returns per unit of risk. The S&P 500 is currently generating roughly 0.07 per unit of volatility.
Based on recorded statements Career Education Corp has Operating Margin of -11.83%. This is 92.99% higher than that of Services sector, and 36.33% lower than that of Education and Training Services
industry, The Operating Margin for all stocks is 161.15% 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.