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Relative Risk vs. Return Landscape
If you would invest 650
in First National Corp on April 25, 2013
and sell it today you would lose (1.00)
from holding First National Corp or give up 0.15%
of portfolio value over 30
days. First National Corp is generating 1.71% of daily returns and assumes 9.66% volatility on return distribution over the 30 days horizon. Simply put, majority of traded equity instruments are less risky than First National Corp on the bases of their historical return distribution and most equity instruments are likely to generate higher returns than the company over the next 30 trading days.
Daily Expected Return (%)
Assuming 30 trading days horizon, First National Corp is expected to generate 16.95 times more return on investment than the market. However, the company is 16.95 times more volatile than its market benchmark. It trades about 0.18 of its potential returns per unit of risk. The S&P 500 is currently generating roughly 0.32 per unit of risk.
First Operating Margin
Based on recorded statements First National Corp has Operating Margin of -28.64%. This is much lower than that of sector, and significantly lower than that of Operating Margin industry, The Operating Margin for all stocks is over 1000% 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.