Relative Risk vs. Return Landscape
If you would invest 2,494
in United Bankshares Inc on April 25, 2013
and sell it today you would earn a total of 95.00
from holding United Bankshares Inc or generate 3.81%
return on investment over 30
days. United Bankshares Inc is currenly generating 0.1% of daily expected returns and assumes 1.28% risk (volatility on return distribution) over the 30 days horizon. In different words, 17% of equities are less volatile than United Bankshares Inc and 95% 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, United Bankshares Inc is expected to generate 1.8 times less return on investment than the market. In addition to that, the company is 2.25 times more volatile than its market benchmark. It trades about 0.08 of its total potential returns per unit of risk. The S&P 500 is currently generating roughly 0.32 per unit of volatility.
United Operating Margin
Based on recorded statements United Bankshares Inc has Operating Margin of 42.83%. This is 87.52% higher than that of Financial sector, and 115.33% higher than that of Regional - Mid-Atlantic Banks
industry, The Operating Margin for all stocks is 1276.65% 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.
United Return On Equity vs Return On Asset
United Bankshares 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 reporting about 0.12
of Return On Asset per Return On Equity. The ratio of Return On Equity to Return On Asset for United Bankshares Inc is roughly 8.51