Relative Risk vs. Return Landscape
If you would invest 222.00
in Career Education Corp on April 21, 2013
and sell it today you would earn a total of 83.00
from holding Career Education Corp or generate 37.39%
return on investment over 30
days. Career Education Corp is currenly generating 2.01% of daily expected returns and assumes 4.68% risk (volatility on return distribution) over the 30 days horizon. In different words, 61% of equities are less volatile than Career Education Corp and 0% 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 generate 8.51 times more return on investment than the market. However, the company is 8.51 times more volatile than its market benchmark. It trades about 0.43 of its potential returns per unit of risk. The S&P 500 is currently generating roughly 0.56 per unit of risk.
Career Operating Margin
Based on recorded statements Career Education Corp has Operating Margin of -3.8%. This is 15.15% higher than that of Services sector, and 81.27% lower than that of Education and Training Services
industry, The Operating Margin for all stocks is 8.88% 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.
Career Return On Equity vs Return On Asset
Career Education Corp 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 .