For Immediate Release
Chicago, IL – November 7, 2022 – Stocks in this week’s article are Chimerix CMRX, Vista Oil & Gas VIST and Arcus Biosciences RCUS.
Buy 3 of the Best Stocks by Using Net Income Ratios
It’s imperative for investors to search for companies that offer sturdy returns even after meeting all operating and non-operating costs. In other words, they seek a profitable company over a loss-making one. Thus, we have used the concept of accounting ratios to evaluate a company’s profitability. There are a variety of profitability ratios, from which we have chosen the most successful and frequently used profitability metric to determine the bottom-line performance of a company.
To that end, Chimerix, Vista Oil & Gas and Arcus Biosciences have been selected as the top picks with a high net income ratio.
Net Income Ratio
Net income ratio gives us the exact profitability level of a company. It reflects the percentage of net income to total sales revenues. Using net income ratio, one can determine a company’s effectiveness to meet operating and non-operating expenses from revenues. A higher net income ratio usually implies a company’s ability to generate ample revenues and successfully manage all business functions.
Here are three of the 11 stocks that qualified the screening:
Chimerix engages in the discovery, development and commercialization of oral antiviral therapeutics for various medical needs. The 12-month net profit margin of CMRX is 464.8%.
Vista Oil & Gas is engaged in the energy sector. It focuses on the identification, acquisition and development of oil and gas fields, primarily in Mexico, Argentina, Brazil and Colombia. The 12-month net profit margin of VIST is 22.3%.
Arcus Biosciences is a biopharmaceutical company. It is focused on creating innovative cancer immunotherapies. The 12-month net profit margin of RCUS is 18.4%.
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