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4 High-Profit Margin Stocks: FMC Corp (FMC), Seadrill (SDRL), Charles Schwab (SCHW), Alibaba Group (BABA)

Financial ratios measure a company’s ability to generate cash flow relative to some metric, often the amount invested in the company. Profitability ratios are useful in fundamental analysis which investigates the financial health of companies. An example of a profitability ratio is the return on investment which is the amount of revenue an investment generates as a percentage of the amount of capital invested over a given period of time. Other examples include return on sales, return on equity, and return on common stock equity.

FMC Corp (NYSE:FMC) has the market capitalization of $4.85B. The stock has P/B ratio of 2.31 while EPS was 1.12. Institutional ownership of the company was 98% while 133.62M shares were outstanding. Net profit margin of the Company was 22.70%.Share of the company moved below its SMA 50 with -3.47%. ROE ratio was 48.30% while ROI was 14.70%.


Seadrill Ltd (NYSE:SDRL) has return on equity ratio of 10.90%. The company has $3.04B in market worth. Net Profit margin is maintained at 22.40% while gross profit margin is 59.80%. Earnings per share of the company were 2.26 while 496.91M shares were outstanding. The company earned $1.11B in prior twelve months.


Charles Schwab Corp (NYSE:SCHW) has 80% institutional ownership while its EPS ratio was 80%. The company has 1.32B shares outstanding while market capitalization of the company was $39.27B. Price to sale ratio was 6.41. Net profit margin of the company was 20.70% while gross profit margin was 98.10%.Stock volatility for the month was booked as 2.49% while for the week was recorded as 2.62%.


Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) has market capitalization of $199.59B while its Price to book ratio was 7.08. The company offered EPS of 2.61 while its 2.51B shares were outstanding. Its operating profit margin was 26.80% while net profit margin was 52.90%. The company earned 6.72B in prior 12 months. ROE ratio was 28.90% while ROA was 16.40%.