Relative Risk vs. Return Landscape
If you would invest 254.00
in Pacific Sunwear of California Inc on April 23, 2013
and sell it today you would earn a total of 38.00
from holding Pacific Sunwear of California Inc or generate 14.96%
return on investment over 30
days. Pacific Sunwear of California Inc is currenly generating 0.81% of daily expected returns and assumes 2.51% risk (volatility on return distribution) over the 30 days horizon. In different words, 33% of equities are less volatile than Pacific Sunwear of California Inc and 53% 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, Pacific Sunwear of California Inc is expected to generate 4.4 times more return on investment than the market. However, the company is 4.4 times more volatile than its market benchmark. It trades about 0.32 of its potential returns per unit of risk. The S&P 500 is currently generating roughly 0.39 per unit of risk.
Pacific Operating Margin
Based on recorded statements Pacific Sunwear of California Inc has Operating Margin of -4.09%. This is 8.49% higher than that of Services sector, and 175.46% lower than that of Apparel Stores
industry, The Operating Margin for all stocks is 15.21% 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.
Pacific Return On Equity vs Return On Asset
Pacific Sunwear of California Inc is rated below average
in return on equity category among related companies. It is rated below average
in return on asset category among related companies .