- Compared to other companies in the Metals & Mining industry and the overall market on the basis of return on equity, MOLYCORP INC underperformed against that of the industry average and is significantly less than that of the S&P 500.
- The gross profit margin for MOLYCORP INC is rather high; currently it is at 60.00%. It has increased significantly from the same period last year. Along with this, the net profit margin of 48.00% significantly outperformed against the industry average.
- Net operating cash flow has improved to $26.16 million from having none in the same quarter last year. Since the company had no net operating cash flow for the prior period, we cannot calculate a percent change in order to compare its growth rate with that of its industry average.
- MOLYCORP INC reported significant earnings per share improvement in the most recent quarter compared to the same quarter a year ago. This year, the market expects an improvement in earnings ($1.77 versus -$0.51).
NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Molycorp (NYSE: MCP) has been downgraded by TheStreet Ratings from hold to sell. Among the areas we feel are negative, one of the most important has been premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. Highlights from the ratings report include: