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4 High-Profit Margin Stocks: New Residential Investment (NRZ), Blackstone Mortgage Trust Inc (BXMT), Gilead Sciences, (GILD), Abraxas Petroleum (AXAS)

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.

New Residential Investment Corp (NYSE:NRZ) has the market capitalization of $2.99B. The stock has P/B ratio of 1.06 while EPS was 1.13. Institutional ownership of the company was 73% while 230.46M shares were outstanding. Net profit margin of the Company was 42.50% while its gross profit margin was 51.20% .Share of the company moved below its SMA 50 with 5.96%. ROE ratio was 11.60% while ROI was 5.80%.

Blackstone Mortgage Trust Inc (NYSE:BXMT) has return on equity ratio of 7.80%. The company has $ 2.59B in market worth. Gross Profit margin is maintained at 62.50 %. Earnings per share of the company were 2.05 while 93.21M shares were outstanding. The company earned $153.10M in prior twelve months.

Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) has 82% institutional ownership while its EPS ratio was 10.92. The company has     1.44B shares outstanding while market capitalization of the company was $149.28B. Price to book ratio was 8.70. Net profit margin of the company was 53.80% while gross profit margin was 87.30%. Stock volatility for the month was booked as 1.93% while for the week was recorded as 1.06%.

Abraxas Petroleum Corp. (NASDAQ:AXAS) has market capitalization of $111.60M while its Price to book ratio was 0.73. The company offered EPS of -0.30while its 106.29M shares were outstanding. Gross profit margin of the company was 61.20% while its operating profit margin was -79.00 %. The company earned $-30.90M in prior 12 months. ROE ratio was -15.40% while ROA was -8.20% .