If you would invest 7,081
in Preformed Line Products Company on November 12, 2013
and sell it today you would lose (327.00)
from holding Preformed Line Products Company or give up 4.62%
of portfolio value over 30
days. Preformed Line Products Company is currenly does not generate positive expected returns and assumes 1.46% risk (volatility on return distribution) over the 30 days horizon. In different words, 15% of equities are less volatile than Preformed Line Products Company and 99% 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, Preformed Line Products Company is expected to under-perform the market. In addition to that, the company is 2.81 times more volatile than its market benchmark. It trades about -0.15 of its total potential returns per unit of risk. The S&P 500 is currently generating roughly 0.08 per unit of volatility.
Based on recorded statements Preformed Line Products Company has Operating Margin of 8.38%. This is 202.95% lower than that of Industrial Goods sector, and 121.74% lower than that of Industrial Electrical Equipment
industry, The Operating Margin for all stocks is 285.4% 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.