Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Inc. Stock Upgraded (RBA)
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- The revenue growth came in higher than the industry average of 11.4%. Since the same quarter one year prior, revenues rose by 15.8%. This growth in revenue appears to have trickled down to the company's bottom line, improving the earnings per share.
- The current debt-to-equity ratio, 0.38, is low and is below the industry average, implying that there has been successful management of debt levels. Along with the favorable debt-to-equity ratio, the company maintains an adequate quick ratio of 1.08, which illustrates the ability to avoid short-term cash problems.
- The net income growth from the same quarter one year ago has significantly exceeded that of the S&P 500 and the Commercial Services & Supplies industry. The net income increased by 25.1% when compared to the same quarter one year prior, rising from $6.53 million to $8.17 million.
- The gross profit margin for RITCHIE BROS AUCTIONEERS INC is currently very high, coming in at 87.80%. It has increased from the same quarter the previous year. Along with this, the net profit margin of 8.85% is above that of the industry average.
- Net operating cash flow has significantly increased by 1933.71% to $49.22 million when compared to the same quarter last year. In addition, RITCHIE BROS AUCTIONEERS INC has also vastly surpassed the industry average cash flow growth rate of -23.12%.
-- Written by a member of TheStreet Ratings Staff
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