It allows us to understand whether the company has met or exceed expectations, which is a great indicator for future performance. Below, I assess NTBR’s latest performance announced on 31 March 2019 and evaluate these figures to its historical trend and industry movements. NTBR’s trailing twelve-month earnings of UK£2.6m has jumped 31% compared to the previous year. Well, let’s take a look at if it is solely due to industry tailwinds, or if Northern Bear has experienced some company-specific growth.
More In terms of returns from investment, Northern Bear has fallen short of achieving a 20% return on equity , recording 11% instead. Furthermore, its return on assets of 7.4% is below the GB Consumer Durables industry of 10%, indicating Northern Bear’s are utilized less efficiently. However, its return on capital , which also accounts for Northern Bear’s debt level, has increased over the past 3 years from 9.0% to 12%. This correlates with a decrease in debt holding, with debt-to-equity ratio declining from 30% to 6.3% over the past 5 years.
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