Best Five Year to Date Performers among Services Sector with Market Volume Over 2 Million – LCC, EXPE, KORS, VMED, MPEL

  on Dec 31,2012 Posted in Finance ,Investment Ideas
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Year-to-date performance of the stock describes the return on security so far this year. YTD period starts from be gaining of January 1st of the current year up until latest date.

Year-to-date value shows the return so far current year. Such as the year to date or YTD return for the security is 8% so it shows that the security has hiked by 8% from January 1 of the current year to date. In this article we will discuss best five Year to Date performers of Services sector with market volume over two million.

US Airways Group, Inc (NYSE:LCC) is the best YTD performer with 152.27% value among services sector with market volume over 2 million. The United States cargo company has the market capitalization of $2.08 billion while its P/B ratio was 2.74. Institutional investors own 107% stake in the company while beta factor, which is used to measure riskiness of the security, was 0.92. Net profit margin of LCC was 4.50% while its gross profit margin was 35.40%.

Second best YTD performer among services sector is Expedia Inc (NASDAQ:EXPE). The year to date performance was booked as 106.37% while its market capitalization was 8.01 billion. The institutional ownership of the corporation was 84% while its current ratio was 0.94%. Return on equity was 13.51% while return on assets was booked as 4.69%.

Michael Kors Holdings Ltd (NYSE:KORS) has market capitalization of 9.82 billion. Its current ratio was 3.20 while its shares were lagging behind its 50 days simple moving average with -6.58. The company offered earning per share of 1.26 while its 199.75 million shares were outstanding. YTD performance of the stock was 80.48%.

Another stock from the similar slate Virgin Media Inc (NASDAQ:VMED) has the market capitalization of 9.77 billion. The company EPS was 1.34 while its 268.43 million shares were outstanding. Its institutional ownership was 119%. Shares of the company were moving ahead of SMA 20 with 1.76% while its YTD performance was 71.34%.

Melco Crown Entertainment Ltd (ADR) (NASDAQ:MPEL) is the fifth best company according to the YTD performance. MPEL has market capitalization of 8.92 billion while its P/E ratio was 21.46. Net profit margin of company was 10.07% while its gross profit margin was 28.07%. Shares of the company were moving ahead of 50 days simple moving average with 8.17% and SMA 20 with 2.50% while YTD performance was 69.02%.

Disclosure: The views and opinions expressed in this article are exclusively those of the authors who have no stake in any stocks mentioned, and hold no plan to acquire any stake within the next 5 days.



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