|Bid||14.03 x 900|
|Ask||0.00 x 1400|
|Day's Range||13.38 - 14.16|
|52 Week Range||10.30 - 19.99|
|Beta (5Y Monthly)||0.70|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||104.04|
|Earnings Date||May 06, 2021 - May 10, 2021|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||0.20 (1.41%)|
|Ex-Dividend Date||Mar 15, 2021|
|1y Target Est||20.62|
Shareholders in Switch, Inc. ( NYSE:SWCH ) had a terrible week, as shares crashed 21% to US$13.93 in the week since its...
Shares of Switch (NYSE: SWCH), a data center specialist, fell sharply on Tuesday. The tech stock's decline follows the release of Switch's fourth-quarter financial results. Shares are likely down due to the company's worse-than-expected fourth-quarter revenue and 2021 revenue outlook.
Switch (NYSE:SWCH) posted Q4 earnings of $26.26 million, an increase from Q3 of 14.57%. Sales dropped to $127.75 million, a 0.8% decrease between quarters. In Q3, Switch earned $22.92 million, whereas sales reached $128.78 million. What Is Return On Capital Employed? Return on Capital Employed is a measure of yearly pre-tax profit relative to capital employed by a business. Changes in earnings and sales indicate shifts in a company's ROCE. A higher ROCE is generally representative of successful growth of a company and is a sign of higher earnings per share in the future. A low or negative ROCE suggests the opposite. In Q4, Switch posted an ROCE of 0.04%. Keep in mind, while ROCE is a good measure of a company's recent performance, it is not a highly reliable predictor of a company's earnings or sales in the near future. View more earnings on SWCH Return on Capital Employed is an important measurement of efficiency and a useful tool when comparing companies that operate in the same industry. A relatively high ROCE indicates a company may be generating profits that can be reinvested into more capital, leading to higher returns and growing EPS for shareholders. For Switch, the return on capital employed ratio shows the number of assets can actually help the company achieve higher returns, an important note investors will take into account when gauging the payoff from long-term financing strategies. Q4 Earnings Insight Switch reported Q4 earnings per share at $0.06/share, which beat analyst predictions of $0.05/share. See more from BenzingaClick here for options trades from BenzingaBenzinga's Top Ratings Upgrades, Downgrades For March 2, 202112 Information Technology Stocks Moving In Tuesday's Pre-Market Session© 2021 Benzinga.com. Benzinga does not provide investment advice. All rights reserved.