ATT Return On Equity vs. Operating Margin

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ATT Operating Margin vs. Return On Equity Fundamental Analysis

ATT is rated fourth in return on equity category among related companies. It is rated fourth in operating margin category among related companies reporting about  269.85  of Operating Margin per Return On Equity.
Return on Equity or ROE tells company stockholders how effectually their money is being utilized or reinvested. It is a useful ratio when analyzing company profitability or the management effectiveness given the capital invested by the shareholders. ROE shows how effecently a company utilizes investments to generate income.
ATT 
Return on Equity 
 = 
Net Income 
Total Equity 
X
100 
=
0.11 
For most industries Return on Equity between 10% and 30% are considered desirable to provide dividends to owners and have funds for future growth of the company. Investors should be very careful using ROE as the only efficiency indicator because ROE can be high if a company is heavily leveraged.
Operating Margin shows how much operating income a company makes on each dollar of sales. It is one of the profitability indicators which helps analysts to understand whether the firm is successful or not making money from everyday operations.
ATT 
Operating Margin 
 = 
Operating Income 
Revenue 
X
100 
=
29.63 
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.

ATT Operating Margin Comparison

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ATT is rated third in operating margin category among related companies.

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