For Immediate Release
Chicago, IL – December 3, 2021 – Stocks in this week’s article are Arch Resources, Inc. (
ARCH Quick Quote ARCH - Free Report) , Magnolia Oil & Gas Corporation ( MGY Quick Quote MGY - Free Report) , Tesla, Inc. ( TSLA Quick Quote TSLA - Free Report) and Winnebago Industries, Inc. ( WGO Quick Quote WGO - Free Report) . 4 Promising Liquid Stocks to Snap Up for Higher Returns
A company with solid liquidity always has the potential to offer higher returns as stable financial resources drive business growth. It indicates a company’s capability to meet debt obligations by converting its assets into liquid cash and equivalents.
However, one should be careful about investing in a stock with a high liquidity level. High liquidity may also indicate that the company is unable to utilize its assets competently.
Apart from sufficient cash in hand, an investor might also consider a company’s capital deployment abilities before investing in the stock. A healthy company with a favorable liquidity may prove to be a profitable pick for one’s portfolio.
Measures to Identify Liquid Stocks Current Ratio: It measures current assets relative to current liabilities. This ratio is used for measuring a company’s potential to meet short- and long-term debt obligations. A current ratio — also known as the working capital ratio — below 1 indicates that the company has more liabilities than assets.
However, a high current ratio does not always indicate that the company is in good financial shape. It may also indicate that the company failed to utilize its assets significantly. Hence, a range of 1-3 is considered ideal.
Quick Ratio: Unlike the current ratio, the quick ratio — also called the “acid-test ratio" or the "quick assets ratio" — reflects on a company’s ability to pay short-term obligations. It considers inventory excluding the current assets relative to current liabilities. Like the current ratio, a quick ratio of more than 1 is desirable. Cash Ratio: This is the most conservative ratio among the three, as it takes into account cash and cash equivalents as well as invested funds relative to current liabilities. It measures a company’s ability to meet current debt obligations using the most liquid assets. Though a cash ratio of more than 1 may point toward sound financials, a higher number may indicate inefficiency in cash utilization.
A ratio greater than 1 is desirable at all times but may not always represent a company’s financial condition.
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