(VIANEWS) – CrossFirst Bankshares (CFB), Tecnoglass (TGLS), BankFinancial Corporation (BFIN) are the highest sales growth and return on equity stocks on this list.

Here is a list of stocks with an above 5% expected next quarter sales growth, and a 3% or higher return on equity. May these stocks be a good medium-term investment option?

1. CrossFirst Bankshares (CFB)

23.9% sales growth and 9.65% return on equity

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, CrossFirst Bankshares has a trailing twelve months EPS of $1.25.

PE Ratio

CrossFirst Bankshares has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 9.49. Meaning, the purchaser of the share is investing $9.49 for every dollar of annual earnings.

The company’s return on equity, which measures the profitability of a business relative to shareholder’s equity, for the twelve trailing months is 9.65%.

2. Tecnoglass (TGLS)

18.4% sales growth and 52.57% return on equity

Tecnoglass Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures, supplies, and installs architectural glass, windows, and associated aluminum products for the commercial and residential construction industries in North, Central, and South America. The company offers low emissivity, laminated/thermo-laminated, thermo-acoustic, tempered, silk-screened, curved, and digital print glass products. It also produces, exports, imports, and markets aluminum products, including bars, plates, profiles, rods, tubes, and other hardware that are used in the manufacture of architectural glass settings, such as windows, doors, spatial separators, and related products. In addition, the company provides curtain wall/floating facades, windows and doors, interior dividers and commercial display windows, hurricane-proof windows, stick facade systems, and other products, such as awnings, structures, automatic doors, and other components of architectural systems. It markets and sells its products primarily under the Tecnoglass, ES Windows, and Alutions brands through internal and independent sales representatives, as wells as directly to distributors. The company was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Barranquilla, Colombia. Tecnoglass Inc. is a subsidiary of Energy Holding Corporation.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Tecnoglass has a trailing twelve months EPS of $3.08.

PE Ratio

Tecnoglass has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 12. Meaning, the purchaser of the share is investing $12 for every dollar of annual earnings.

The company’s return on equity, which measures the profitability of a business relative to shareholder’s equity, for the twelve trailing months is 52.57%.

Previous days news about Tecnoglass(TGLS)

  • According to Zacks on Wednesday, 29 March, "The 2023 Zacks Consensus Estimate for Colombia-based Tecnoglass indicates 15.4% year-over-year earnings per share growth. "
  • Zacks.com featured highlights playa hotels, reliance steel & aluminum, tecnoglass, par pacific and betterware de Mexico. According to Zacks on Thursday, 30 March, "Chicago, IL - March 30, 2023 - Stocks in this week’s article are Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V. (PLYA Quick QuotePLYA – Free Report) , Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. (RS Quick QuoteRS – Free Report) , Tecnoglass (TGLS Quick QuoteTGLS – Free Report) , Par Pacific Holdings, Inc. (PARR Quick QuotePARR – Free Report) and Betterware de Mexico S.A.P.I. de C.V. (BWMX Quick QuoteBWMX – Free Report) .", "The 2023 Zacks Consensus Estimate for Colombia-based Tecnoglass indicates 15.4% year-over-year earnings per share growth. "

3. BankFinancial Corporation (BFIN)

18% sales growth and 6.79% return on equity

BankFinancial Corporation operates as the bank holding company for BankFinancial, National Association that provides various commercial, family, and personal banking products and services. The company accepts various deposit products, including savings, NOW, checking, money market, IRA, and other retirement accounts, as well as certificates of deposit. Its loan products include multi-family and nonresidential real estate, construction and land, and commercial loans and leases; one-to-four family residential mortgage loans, including home equity loans and lines of credit; and consumer loans. The company also provides cash management, funds transfer, bill payment, other online and mobile banking transactions, automated teller machines, safe deposit boxes, trust, wealth management, and general insurance agency services. In addition, it offers financial planning services; and sells property and casualty, and other insurance products on an agency basis. The company operates 19 full-service banking offices located in Cook, DuPage, Lake, and Will Counties, Illinois. BankFinancial Corporation was founded in 1924 and is headquartered in Burr Ridge, Illinois.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, BankFinancial Corporation has a trailing twelve months EPS of $0.55.

PE Ratio

BankFinancial Corporation has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 16.33. Meaning, the purchaser of the share is investing $16.33 for every dollar of annual earnings.

The company’s return on equity, which measures the profitability of a business relative to shareholder’s equity, for the twelve trailing months is 6.79%.

Volume

Today’s last reported volume for BankFinancial Corporation is 19955 which is 14.37% above its average volume of 17447.

Yearly Top and Bottom Value

BankFinancial Corporation’s stock is valued at $9.00 at 20:22 EST, way under its 52-week high of $11.14 and higher than its 52-week low of $8.55.

4. Ormat Technologies (ORA)

17.4% sales growth and 4.01% return on equity

Ormat Technologies, Inc. engages in the geothermal and recovered energy power business in the United States, Indonesia, Kenya, Turkey, Chile, Guatemala, New Zealand, Honduras, and internationally. The company operates through three segments: Electricity, Product, and Energy Storage and Management Services. The Electricity segment develops, builds, owns, and operates geothermal, solar photovoltaic (PV), and recovered energy-based power plants; and sells electricity. The Product segment designs, manufactures, and sells equipment for geothermal, recovered energy-based electricity generation, and remote power units, such as fossil fuel powered turbo-generators and heavy duty direct-current generators. This segment also provides services relating to the engineering, procurement, construction, operation, and maintenance of geothermal, solar PV, and recovered energy-based power plants. The Product segment serves contractors; developers, owners, and operators of geothermal power plants; and owners and operators of interstate natural gas pipelines, gas processing plants, and cement plants, as well as companies in other energy-intensive industrial processes. The Energy Storage and Management Services segment offers energy storage, demand response, and energy management related services, as well as services relating to the engineering, procurement, construction, operation, and maintenance of energy storage units. Ormat Technologies, Inc. was founded in 1965 and is based in Reno, Nevada.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Ormat Technologies has a trailing twelve months EPS of $1.65.

PE Ratio

Ormat Technologies has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 51.06. Meaning, the purchaser of the share is investing $51.06 for every dollar of annual earnings.

The company’s return on equity, which measures the profitability of a business relative to shareholder’s equity, for the twelve trailing months is 4.01%.

Revenue Growth

Year-on-year quarterly revenue growth grew by 10.7%, now sitting on 719.66M for the twelve trailing months.

Sales Growth

Ormat Technologies’s sales growth is 4.4% for the ongoing quarter and 17.4% for the next.

Yearly Top and Bottom Value

Ormat Technologies’s stock is valued at $84.25 at 20:22 EST, way under its 52-week high of $101.81 and way higher than its 52-week low of $67.28.

Volume

Today’s last reported volume for Ormat Technologies is 172520 which is 65.76% below its average volume of 503935.

5. EZCORP (EZPW)

11.4% sales growth and 7.53% return on equity

EZCORP, Inc. provides pawn loans in the United States and Latin America. It offers pawn loans collateralized by tangible personal property, jewelry, consumer electronics, tools, sporting goods, and musical instruments. The company also sells merchandise, primarily collateral forfeited from pawn lending operations and pre-owned merchandise purchased from customers. In addition, it offers Lana and EZ+ web-based engagement platforms to manage pawn loans. As of September 30, 2021, the company owned and operated 516 pawn stores in the United States; 508 pawn stores in Mexico; and 124 pawn stores in Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras. EZCORP, Inc. was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Austin, Texas.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, EZCORP has a trailing twelve months EPS of $0.73.

PE Ratio

EZCORP has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 11.23. Meaning, the purchaser of the share is investing $11.23 for every dollar of annual earnings.

The company’s return on equity, which measures the profitability of a business relative to shareholder’s equity, for the twelve trailing months is 7.53%.

Sales Growth

EZCORP’s sales growth is 14.2% for the present quarter and 11.4% for the next.

Volume

Today’s last reported volume for EZCORP is 34306 which is 94.42% below its average volume of 614889.

6. Nustar Energy L.P. (NS)

7.5% sales growth and 15.11% return on equity

NuStar Energy L.P. engages in the terminalling, storage, and marketing of petroleum products in the United States and internationally. The company also engages in the transportation of petroleum products and anhydrous ammonia. It operates through three segments: Pipeline, Storage, and Fuels Marketing. The Pipeline segment transports refined petroleum products, crude oil, and anhydrous ammonia. The Storage segment owns terminal and storage facilities, which offer storage, handling, and other services for petroleum products, crude oil, specialty chemicals, and other liquids. This segment also provides pilotage, tug assistance, line handling, launch, emergency response, and other ship services. The Fuels Marketing segment is involved in bunkering operations in the Gulf Coast; blending operations; and purchase of petroleum products for resale. As of December 31, 2019, the company had 3,205 miles of refined product pipelines and 2,155 miles of crude oil pipelines in Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Colorado, and New Mexico; a 2,150-mile refined product pipeline originating in southern Kansas and terminating at Jamestown, North Dakota; a 450-mile refined product pipeline originating at Marathon Petroleum Corporation's Mandan, North Dakota refinery and terminating in Minneapolis, Minnesota; 2,000 miles of anhydrous ammonia pipelines; and 40 terminal and storage facilities, which offer approximately 61.3 million barrels of storage capacity. NuStar Energy L.P. was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in San Antonio, Texas.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Nustar Energy L.P. has a trailing twelve months EPS of $0.36.

PE Ratio

Nustar Energy L.P. has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 43.5. Meaning, the purchaser of the share is investing $43.5 for every dollar of annual earnings.

The company’s return on equity, which measures the profitability of a business relative to shareholder’s equity, for the twelve trailing months is 15.11%.

Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, and Amortization

Nustar Energy L.P. ‘s EBITDA is 2.96.

Yearly Top and Bottom Value

Nustar Energy L.P. ‘s stock is valued at $15.66 at 20:22 EST, way below its 52-week high of $17.75 and way above its 52-week low of $12.80.

7. Telefonica Brasil, S.A. ADS (VIV)

7.5% sales growth and 8.03% return on equity

Telef̫nica Brasil S.A., together with its subsidiaries, provides mobile and fixed telecommunications services to residential and corporate customers in Brazil. Its fixed line services portfolio includes local, domestic long-distance, and international long-distance calls; and mobile portfolio comprises voice and broadband internet access through 3G, 4G, 4.5G, and 5G as well as mobile value-added services and wireless roaming services. The company also offers data services, including broadband and mobile data services. In addition, it provides pay TV services through direct to home satellite technology, IPTV, and cable, as well as pay-per-view and video on demand services; network services, such as rental of facilities; other services comprising internet access, private network connectivity, computer equipment leasing, extended service, caller identification, voice mail, cellular blocker, and others; wholesale services, including interconnection services to users of other network providers; and digital services, such as entertainment, cloud, and security and financial services. Further, the company offers multimedia communication services, which include audio, data, voice and other sounds, images, texts, and other information, as well as sells devices, such as smartphones, broadband USB modems, and other devices. Additionally, it provides telecommunications solutions and IT support to various industries, such as retail, manufacturing, services, financial institutions, government, etc. It markets and sells its solutions through own stores, dealers, retail and distribution channels, door-to-door sales, and outbound tele sales. The company was formerly known as Telecomunica̵̤es de Ṣo Paulo S.A. РTELESP and changed its name to Telef̫nica Brasil S.A. in October 2011. The company was incorporated in 1998 and is headquartered in Ṣo Paulo, Brazil.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Telefonica Brasil, S.A. ADS has a trailing twelve months EPS of $0.52.

PE Ratio

Telefonica Brasil, S.A. ADS has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 14.14. Meaning, the purchaser of the share is investing $14.14 for every dollar of annual earnings.

The company’s return on equity, which measures the profitability of a business relative to shareholder’s equity, for the twelve trailing months is 8.03%.

Growth Estimates Quarters

The company’s growth estimates for the current quarter is a negative 50% and positive 22.2% for the next.

Revenue Growth

Year-on-year quarterly revenue growth grew by 10.6%, now sitting on 46.88B for the twelve trailing months.

Sales Growth

Telefonica Brasil, S.A. ADS’s sales growth is 15.9% for the ongoing quarter and 7.5% for the next.

Yearly Top and Bottom Value

Telefonica Brasil, S.A. ADS’s stock is valued at $7.34 at 20:22 EST, way below its 52-week high of $11.78 and way higher than its 52-week low of $6.49.