Relative Risk vs. Return Landscape
If you would invest 5,326
in Crane Co on April 20, 2013
and sell it today you would earn a total of 710
from holding Crane Co or generate 13.33%
return on investment over 30
days. Crane Co is generating 0.72% of daily returns and assumes 0.91% volatility on return distribution over the 30 days horizon. Put differently, 11% of equity instruments are less risky than the company on the bases of their historical return distribution and some 58% of equities are expected to be superior in generating returns on investments over the next 30 days.
Daily Expected Return (%)
Allowing for 30-days total investment horizon, Crane Co is expected to generate 1.63 times more return on investment than the market. However, the company is 1.63 times more volatile than its market benchmark. It trades about 0.79 of its potential returns per unit of risk. The S&P 500 is currently generating roughly 0.59 per unit of risk.
Crane Operating Margin
Based on recorded statements Crane Co has Operating Margin of 12.83%. This is 228.04% lower than that of Industrial Goods sector, and 1043.38% lower than that of Diversified Machinery
industry, The Operating Margin for all stocks is 467.62% 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.
Crane Return On Equity vs Return On Asset
Crane Co is rated fourth
in return on equity category among related companies. It is rated third
in return on asset category among related companies reporting about 0.32
of Return On Asset per Return On Equity. The ratio of Return On Equity to Return On Asset for Crane Co is roughly 3.11