Relative Risk vs. Return Landscape
If you would invest 2,598
in US Ecology Inc on April 19, 2013
and sell it today you would earn a total of 340.00
from holding US Ecology Inc or generate 13.09%
return on investment over 30
days. US Ecology Inc is currenly generating 0.47% of daily expected returns and assumes 1.27% risk (volatility on return distribution) over the 30 days horizon. In different words, 16% of equities are less volatile than US Ecology Inc and 73% 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 2.31 times more return on investment than the market. However, the company is 2.31 times more volatile than its market benchmark. It trades about 0.37 of its potential returns per unit of risk. The S&P 500 is currently generating roughly 0.6 per unit of risk.
US Ecology Operating Margin
Based on recorded statements US Ecology Inc has Operating Margin of 24.23%. This is 341.82% lower than that of Industrial Goods sector, and 140.62% lower than that of Waste Management
industry, The Operating Margin for all stocks is 808.48% 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.
US Ecology Return On Equity vs Return On Asset
US Ecology Inc is rated # 2
in return on equity category among related companies. It is rated # 2
in return on asset category among related companies reporting about 0.50
of Return On Asset per Return On Equity. The ratio of Return On Equity to Return On Asset for US Ecology Inc is roughly 1.99