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- FIG's very impressive revenue growth greatly exceeded the industry average of 12.4%. Since the same quarter one year prior, revenues leaped by 51.1%. Growth in the company's revenue appears to have helped boost the earnings per share.
- Powered by its strong earnings growth of 148.97% and other important driving factors, this stock has surged by 55.25% over the past year, outperforming the rise in the S&P 500 Index during the same period. Regarding the stock's future course, although almost any stock can fall in a broad market decline, FIG should continue to move higher despite the fact that it has already enjoyed a very nice gain in the past year.
- FORTRESS INVESTMENT GRP LLC reported significant earnings per share improvement in the most recent quarter compared to the same quarter a year ago. The company has demonstrated a pattern of positive earnings per share growth over the past two years. We feel that this trend should continue. During the past fiscal year, FORTRESS INVESTMENT GRP LLC continued to lose money by earning -$0.08 versus -$2.46 in the prior year. This year, the market expects an improvement in earnings ($0.59 versus -$0.08).
- The net income growth from the same quarter one year ago has significantly exceeded that of the S&P 500 and the Capital Markets industry. The net income increased by 211.7% when compared to the same quarter one year prior, rising from -$91.49 million to $102.21 million.
- 40.90% is the gross profit margin for FORTRESS INVESTMENT GRP LLC which we consider to be strong. It has increased significantly from the same period last year. Along with this, the net profit margin of 24.47% is above that of the industry average.
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