Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) also making a luring appeal, share price swings at $57.55 with percentage change of -0.10% in most recent trading session. Intel (INTC) is on hot streak with its strong earnings reports over the last two quarters. But the chip maker is facing increasing competition from Advanced Micro Devices ( AMD ) and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSM). Still, the company’s chief financial officer believes Intel is well-positioned to meet the new challenges, giving the chip maker a bright future.
On the other hand, Nio Inc., the electric carmaker declared that it was teaming with Intel Corp.-owned Mobileye on developing self-driving vehicle systems, initially for the Chinese consumer market. Under the deal, Nio will engineer and manufacture a self-driving car system designed by Mobileye that builds on the Intel-owned company’s Level 4 autonomous driving kit. Self-driving car technology is ranked on a scale from 0 to 5, in which Level 0 is the most rudimentary system and Level 5 requires no human assistance.
INTC indeed has a lot to explore for the stakeholder, as looked at the specific technical indicators that showcase the instant and chronological performances of the stock. Through the help of financial ratio analysis, we can determine firm’s upshot and its return to its investors. As the profitability measures are important to company managers and owners alike. Starting from first part of this ratio analysis; ‘Margins’, and the profit margin can answer significantly to find consistent trends in a firm’s earnings, the INTC has positive 27.50% profit margin that indicates every dollar of sales a firm actually keeps in earnings, and the larger number indicates improving and vise worse. And its sub part Gross profit margin standing at figure of 58.90%, while the firm has operating profit margin of 30.50%.
Moving toward the second part of analysis is ‘Returns’, Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) has returns on investment of 20.60% which indicates firm’s investment efficiency or to compare the efficiency of a number of different investments. While returns on assets calculated as 14.80% that gives an idea about how efficient management is at using its assets to generate earnings. It has returns on equity of 26.00%, which is measuring a corporation’s profitability by revealing how much profit generates by INTC with the shareholders’ money. On all these fact firm receives analyst recommendation of 2.90 on scale of 1-5, according to factsheet.
The INTC also have attractive liquidity position, it has current ratio of 1.20 and quick ratio was calculated as 0.90. The debt to equity ratio appeared as 0.39 for seeing its liquidity position. The firm attains analyst recommendation of 2.90 out of 1-5 scale with week’s performance of 2.15%.