(VIANEWS) – Northern Technologies International Corporation (NTIC), LPL Financial Holdings (LPLA), ACM Research (ACMR) 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?
23.7% sales growth and 5.49% return on equity
Northern Technologies International Corporation develops and markets rust and corrosion inhibiting products and services in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, the Middle East and internationally. It offers rust and corrosion inhibiting products, such as plastic and paper packaging, liquids, coatings, rust removers, cleaners, diffusers, and engineered solutions designed for the oil and gas industry under the ZERUST brand. The company also provides a portfolio of biobased and certified compostable polymer resin compounds and finished products under the Natur-Tec brand. In addition, it offers on-site and technical consulting for rust and corrosion prevention issues. The company sells its products and services to automotive, electronics, electrical, mechanical, military, retail consumer, and oil and gas markets through direct sales force, network of independent distributors and agents, manufacturer's sales representatives, strategic partners, and joint venture. Northern Technologies International Corporation was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in Circle Pines, Minnesota.
Earnings Per Share
As for profitability, Northern Technologies International Corporation has a trailing twelve months EPS of $0.32.
Northern Technologies International Corporation has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 37.31. Meaning, the purchaser of the share is investing $37.31 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 5.49%.
21.2% sales growth and 44.07% return on equity
LPL Financial Holdings Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides an integrated platform of brokerage and investment advisory services to independent financial advisors and financial advisors at financial institutions in the United States. Its brokerage offerings include variable and fixed annuities, mutual funds, equities, retirement and education savings plans, fixed income, and insurance, as well as alternative investments, such as non-traded real estate investment trusts and business development companies. The company also provides advisory platforms that provide access to mutual funds, exchange-traded funds, stocks, bonds, certain option strategies, unit investment trusts, and institutional money managers and no-load multi-manager variable annuities. In addition, it offers money market programs; and retirement solutions for commission-and fee-based services that allow advisors to provide brokerage services, consultation, and advice to retirement plan sponsors. Further, the company provides other services comprising tools and services that enable advisors to maintain and grow their practices; trust, investment management oversight, and custodial services to trusts for estates and families, as well as insurance brokerage general agency services; and technology products, such as proposal generation, investment analytics, and portfolio modeling. The company was formerly known as LPL Investment Holdings Inc. and changed its name to LPL Financial Holdings Inc. in June 2012. LPL Financial Holdings Inc. was founded in 1989 and is based in San Diego, California.
Earnings Per Share
As for profitability, LPL Financial Holdings has a trailing twelve months EPS of $10.32.
LPL Financial Holdings has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 19.76. Meaning, the purchaser of the share is investing $19.76 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 44.07%.
LPL Financial Holdings’s sales growth is 16.3% for the ongoing quarter and 21.2% for the next.
Yearly Top and Bottom Value
LPL Financial Holdings’s stock is valued at $203.88 at 06:22 EST, way under its 52-week high of $271.56 and way higher than its 52-week low of $165.47.
LPL Financial Holdings’s value is below its 50-day moving average of $220.11 and under its 200-day moving average of $223.78.
Today’s last reported volume for LPL Financial Holdings is 693127 which is 26.07% below its average volume of 937649.
Previous days news about LPL Financial Holdings(LPLA)
- According to Zacks on Monday, 1 May, "LPL Financial Holdings Inc. price-consensus-chart | LPL Financial Holdings Inc. Quote"
10.7% sales growth and 6.23% return on equity
ACM Research, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and sells single-wafer wet cleaning equipment for enhancing the manufacturing process and yield for integrated chips worldwide. It offers space alternated phase shift technology for flat and patterned wafer surfaces, which employs alternating phases of megasonic waves to deliver megasonic energy in a uniform manner on a microscopic level; timely energized bubble oscillation technology for patterned wafer surfaces at advanced process nodes, which provides cleaning for 2D and 3D patterned wafers with fine feature sizes; Tahoe technology for delivering cleaning performance using less sulfuric acid and hydrogen peroxide; and electro-chemical plating technology for advanced metal plating. The company markets and sells its products under the Ultra C brand name through direct sales force and third-party representatives. ACM Research, Inc. was incorporated in 1998 and is headquartered in Fremont, California.
Earnings Per Share
As for profitability, ACM Research has a trailing twelve months EPS of $0.59.
ACM Research has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 17.39. Meaning, the purchaser of the share is investing $17.39 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 6.23%.
Year-on-year quarterly revenue growth grew by 14.1%, now sitting on 388.83M for the twelve trailing months.
10.2% sales growth and 14.29% return on equity
The Toronto-Dominion Bank, together with its subsidiaries, provides various financial products and services in Canada, the United States, and internationally. It operates through three segments: Canadian Retail, U.S. Retail, and Wholesale Banking. The company offers personal deposits, such as chequing, savings, and investment products; financing, investment, cash management, international trade, and day-to-day banking services to businesses; and financing options to customers at point of sale for automotive and recreational vehicle purchases. It also provides credit cards and payments; real estate secured lending, auto finance, and consumer lending services; point-of-sale payment solutions for large and small businesses; wealth and asset management products, and advice to retail and institutional clients through direct investing, advice-based, and asset management businesses; and property and casualty insurance, as well as life and health insurance products. The company also provides capital markets, and corporate and investment banking products and services, including underwriting and distribution of new debt and equity issues; advice on strategic acquisitions and divestitures; and trading, funding, and investment services to corporations, governments, and institutions. It offers its products and services under the TD Bank and America's Most Convenient Bank brand names. It has a strategic alliance with Canada Post Corporation. The Toronto-Dominion Bank was founded in 1855 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.
Earnings Per Share
As for profitability, Toronto Dominion Bank has a trailing twelve months EPS of $6.06.
Toronto Dominion Bank has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 9.84. Meaning, the purchaser of the share is investing $9.84 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 14.29%.
Growth Estimates Quarters
The company’s growth estimates for the current quarter and the next is 0.6% and 8.5%, respectively.
5.7% sales growth and 12.65% return on equity
Axalta Coating Systems Ltd., through its subsidiaries, manufactures, markets, and distributes high-performance coatings systems in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Asia Pacific, and Latin America. It operates through two segments, Performance Coatings and Transportation Coatings. The company offers water and solvent borne products and systems to repair damaged vehicles for independent body shops, multi-shop operators, and original equipment manufacturer (OEM) dealership body shops. It also provides functional and decorative liquid and powder coatings used in various industrial applications, including architectural cladding and fittings, automotive coatings, general industrial, job coaters, electrical insulation coatings, HVAC, appliances, industrial wood, coil, rebar, and oil and gas pipelines; and wood coatings for building product, cabinet, flooring, and furniture markets under the Voltatex, AquaEC, Durapon, Hydropon, UNRIVALED, Tufcote, and Ceranamel for liquid coatings; and Alesta, Nap-Gard, Abcite, and Plascoat brands for powder coatings. In addition, the company develops and supplies electrocoat, primer, basecoat, and clearcoat products for OEMs of light and commercial vehicles; and various coatings systems for various commercial applications, including HDT, bus, and rail under the Imron, Imron Elite, Centari, Rival, Corlar epoxy undercoats, and AquaEC brands; and sells and ships its products to light vehicle OEM customers. It also sells its product under the Audurra, Challenger, Chemophan, ColorNet, Cromax, Cromax Mosaic, Durapon 70, Duxone, Harmonized Coating Technologies, Imron ExcelPro, Lutophen, Nason, Spies Hecker, Standox, Stollaquid, Syntopal, Syrox, and Vermeera brand names. The company was formerly known as Axalta Coating Systems Bermuda Co., Ltd. and changed its name to Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. in August 2014. Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. was founded in 1866 and is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Earnings Per Share
As for profitability, Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. has a trailing twelve months EPS of $0.89.
Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 35.47. Meaning, the purchaser of the share is investing $35.47 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 12.65%.
5.2% sales growth and 17.59% return on equity
Innovative Solutions and Support, Inc., a systems integrator, designs, develops, manufactures, sells, and services flight guidance, auto throttle, and cockpit display systems in the United States and internationally. It offers flat panel display systems that replicates the display of analog or digital displays on one screen and replace existing displays in legacy aircraft, as well as used for security monitoring on-board aircraft and as tactical workstations on military aircraft; and flight management systems that complement the flat panel display system upgrade for commercial air transport aircraft. The company also provides integrated standby units, which incorporate the measurement and display of attitude, altitude, airspeed, and navigation data into a single standby/backup navigation instrument for military, commercial air transport, and corporate/general aviation applications. In addition, it offers digital air data computers that calculate various air data parameters, such as altitude, airspeed, vertical speed, angle of attack, and other information; integrated air data computers and display units, which calculate and convey air data information; altitude displays that convey aircraft altitude measurements; airspeed displays that convey various airspeed measurements; and altitude alerters. Further, the company offers engine and fuel displays that convey information related to fuel and oil levels, and engine activity, including oil and hydraulic pressure and temperature; integrated global navigation systems; ThrustSense, a full regime autothrottle; and utilities management systems. It serves commercial air transport carriers and corporate/general aviation companies, Department of Defense and its commercial contractors, aircraft operators, aircraft modification centers, government agencies, and foreign militaries, as well as original equipment manufacturers. The company was founded in 1988 and is based in Exton, Pennsylvania.
Earnings Per Share
As for profitability, Innovative Solutions and Support has a trailing twelve months EPS of $0.29.
Innovative Solutions and Support has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 23.45. Meaning, the purchaser of the share is investing $23.45 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 17.59%.
Today’s last reported volume for Innovative Solutions and Support is 7239 which is 61.64% below its average volume of 18875.