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Are Manazel PJSC's (ADX:MANAZEL) Statutory Earnings A Good Reflection Of Its Earnings Potential?

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Broadly speaking, profitable businesses are less risky than unprofitable ones. That said, the current statutory profit is not always a good guide to a company's underlying profitability. Today we'll focus on whether this year's statutory profits are a good guide to understanding Manazel PJSC (ADX:MANAZEL).

While Manazel PJSC was able to generate revenue of د.إ633.8m in the last twelve months, we think its profit result of د.إ4.82m was more important. The chart below shows that both revenue and profit have declined over the last three years.

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ADX:MANAZEL Earnings and Revenue History December 10th 2020

Importantly, statutory profits are not always the best tool for understanding a company's true earnings power, so it's well worth examining profits in a little more detail. Note: we always recommend investors check balance sheet strength. Click here to be taken to our balance sheet analysis of Manazel PJSC.

Our Take On Manazel PJSC's Profit Performance

Therefore, it seems possible to us that Manazel PJSC's true underlying earnings power is actually less than its statutory profit. Keep in mind, when it comes to analysing a stock it's worth noting the risks involved. For example, Manazel PJSC has 4 warning signs (and 2 which make us uncomfortable) we think you should know about.

In this article we've looked at a number of factors that can impair the utility of profit numbers, as a guide to a business. But there are plenty of other ways to inform your opinion of a company. For example, many people consider a high return on equity as an indication of favorable business economics, while others like to 'follow the money' and search out stocks that insiders are buying. While it might take a little research on your behalf, you may find this free collection of companies boasting high return on equity, or this list of stocks that insiders are buying to be useful.

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