If you would invest 3,537
in US Ecology Inc on November 10, 2013
and sell it today you would lose (38.00)
from holding US Ecology Inc or give up 1.07%
of portfolio value over 30
days. US Ecology Inc is currenly generating 0.07% of daily expected returns and assumes 2.07% risk (volatility on return distribution) over the 30 days horizon. In different words, 22% of equities are less volatile than US Ecology Inc and 98% 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, US Ecology Inc is expected to generate 1.43 times less return on investment than the market. In addition to that, the company is 4.6 times more volatile than its market benchmark. It trades about 0.03 of its total potential returns per unit of risk. The S&P 500 is currently generating roughly 0.22 per unit of volatility.
Based on recorded statements US Ecology Inc has Operating Margin of 25.36%. This is 412.7% lower than that of Industrial Goods sector, and 181.28% lower than that of Waste Management
industry, The Operating Margin for all stocks is 662.31% 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.