Randgold And 6 Other Stocks Have High Sales Growth And An Above 3% Return on Equity

(VIANEWS) – Randgold (GOLD), Halliburton Company (HAL), Artisan Partners Asset Management (APAM) 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. Randgold (GOLD)

24.1% sales growth and 6.83% return on equity

Barrick Gold Corporation engages in the exploration, mine development, production, and sale of gold and copper properties in Canada and internationally. The company also explores and sells silver and energy materials. It has ownership interests in producing gold mines located in Argentina, Canada, Côte d'Ivoire, the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Dominican Republic, Mali, Tanzania, and the United States. The company also has ownership interests in producing copper mines located in Chile, Saudi Arabia, and Zambia; and various other projects located in the Americas, Asia, and Africa. Barrick Gold Corporation was founded in 1983 and is based in Toronto, Canada.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Randgold has a trailing twelve months EPS of $0.72.

PE Ratio

Randgold has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 24.83. Meaning, the purchaser of the share is investing $24.83 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 6.83%.

Growth Estimates Quarters

The company’s growth estimates for the current quarter and the next is 26.3% and 16.7%, respectively.

Volume

Today’s last reported volume for Randgold is 48699400 which is 116.28% above its average volume of 22516000.

Dividend Yield

As claimed by Morningstar, Inc., the next dividend payment is on May 31, 2024, the estimated forward annual dividend rate is 0.4 and the estimated forward annual dividend yield is 2.24%.

Yearly Top and Bottom Value

Randgold’s stock is valued at $17.88 at 01:22 EST, below its 52-week high of $18.95 and way higher than its 52-week low of $13.76.

2. Halliburton Company (HAL)

17% sales growth and 28.86% return on equity

Halliburton Company provides products and services to the energy industry worldwide. It operates through two segments, Completion and Production, and Drilling and Evaluation. The Completion and Production segment offers production enhancement services that include stimulation and sand control services; cementing services, such as well bonding and casing, and casing equipment; and completion tools that offer downhole solutions and services, including well completion products and services, intelligent well completions, and service tools, as well as liner hanger, sand control, and multilateral systems. This segment also provides electrical submersible pumps, as well as artificial lift services; production solutions comprising coiled tubing, hydraulic workover units, downhole tools, and pumping and nitrogen services; pipeline and process services, such as pre-commissioning, commissioning, maintenance, and decommissioning; and specialty chemicals and services. The Drilling and Evaluation segment offers drilling fluid systems, performance additives, completion fluids, solids control, specialized testing equipment, and waste management services; drilling systems and services; wireline and perforating services consists of open-hole logging, and cased-hole and slickline; and drill bits and services comprising roller cone rock bits, fixed cutter bits, hole enlargement, and related downhole tools and services, as well as coring equipment and services. This segment also provides cloud based digital services and artificial intelligence solutions on an open architecture for subsurface insights, integrated well construction, and reservoir and production management; testing and subsea services, such as acquisition and analysis of reservoir information and optimization solutions; and project management and integrated asset management services. Halliburton Company was founded in 1919 and is based in Houston, Texas.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Halliburton Company has a trailing twelve months EPS of $2.92.

PE Ratio

Halliburton Company has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 13.59. Meaning, the purchaser of the share is investing $13.59 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 28.86%.

3. Artisan Partners Asset Management (APAM)

14.9% sales growth and 61.66% return on equity

Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. is publicly owned investment manager. It provides its services to pension and profit sharing plans, trusts, endowments, foundations, charitable organizations, government entities, private funds and non-U.S. funds, as well as mutual funds, non-U.S. funds and collective trusts. It manages separate client-focused equity and fixed income portfolios. The firm invests in the public equity and fixed income markets across the globe. It invests in growth and value stocks of companies across all market capitalization. For fixed income component of its portfolio the firm invests in non-investment grade corporate bonds and secured and unsecured loans. It employs fundamental analysis to create its portfolios. Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. was founded in 1994 and is based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin with additional offices in Atlanta, Georgia; New York City; San Francisco, California; Leawood, Kansas; and London, United Kingdom.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Artisan Partners Asset Management has a trailing twelve months EPS of $3.31.

PE Ratio

Artisan Partners Asset Management has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 13.24. Meaning, the purchaser of the share is investing $13.24 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 61.66%.

Moving Average

Artisan Partners Asset Management’s worth is higher than its 50-day moving average of $43.63 and higher than its 200-day moving average of $40.19.

Volume

Today’s last reported volume for Artisan Partners Asset Management is 287311 which is 34.19% below its average volume of 436601.

Dividend Yield

As maintained by Morningstar, Inc., the next dividend payment is on May 16, 2024, the estimated forward annual dividend rate is 2.44 and the estimated forward annual dividend yield is 5.57%.

4. Middlesex Water Company (MSEX)

14.6% sales growth and 8.7% return on equity

Middlesex Water Company owns and operates regulated water utility and wastewater systems. It operates in two segments, Regulated and Non-Regulated. The Regulated segment collects, treats, and distributes water on a retail and wholesale basis to residential, commercial, industrial, and fire protection customers in parts of New Jersey, Delaware, and Pennsylvania. This segment also includes regulated wastewater systems in New Jersey and Delaware. The Non-Regulated segment provides non-regulated contract services for the operation and maintenance of municipal and private water and wastewater systems in New Jersey and Delaware. The company was incorporated in 1896 and is headquartered in Iselin, New Jersey.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, Middlesex Water Company has a trailing twelve months EPS of $2.02.

PE Ratio

Middlesex Water Company has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 28.32. Meaning, the purchaser of the share is investing $28.32 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 8.7%.

Revenue Growth

Year-on-year quarterly revenue growth grew by 6.2%, now sitting on 168.64M for the twelve trailing months.

Yearly Top and Bottom Value

Middlesex Water Company’s stock is valued at $57.21 at 01:22 EST, way under its 52-week high of $84.38 and way above its 52-week low of $45.42.

Growth Estimates Quarters

The company’s growth estimates for the current quarter and the next is 16.4% and 19.6%, respectively.

5. American National Bankshares (AMNB)

9% sales growth and 7.87% return on equity

American National Bankshares Inc. operates as the bank holding company for American National Bank and Trust Company that provides financial products and services in Virginia and North Carolina. The company operates through two segments, Community Banking, and Trust and Investment Services. It accepts deposit products, including checking, money market, savings, and consumer and commercial time deposits, as well as certificates of deposit. The company's loan products comprise commercial and residential real estate loans, commercial loans to small and medium-sized businesses, construction and land development loans, home equity loans, mortgage loans, and consumer loans. It also offers trust and investment services, such as estate planning, trust account administration, and retail brokerage services; online and telephone banking services; insurance services; and investment management services, including purchasing equity, fixed income, and mutual fund investments for customer accounts, as well as operates 37 automated teller machines. As of December 31, 2020, it operated 26 banking offices; and one loan production offices in Roanoke, Virginia. American National Bankshares Inc. was founded in 1909 and is headquartered in Danville, Virginia.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, American National Bankshares has a trailing twelve months EPS of $2.46.

PE Ratio

American National Bankshares has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 19.41. Meaning, the purchaser of the share is investing $19.41 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 7.87%.

Moving Average

American National Bankshares’s value is above its 50-day moving average of $45.87 and way higher than its 200-day moving average of $41.53.

Volume

Today’s last reported volume for American National Bankshares is 0 which is 100% below its average volume of 20144.

Dividend Yield

As claimed by Morningstar, Inc., the next dividend payment is on Feb 16, 2024, the estimated forward annual dividend rate is 1.2 and the estimated forward annual dividend yield is 2.52%.

6. WEX (WEX)

8.9% sales growth and 15.34% return on equity

WEX Inc. operates a commerce platform in the United States and internationally. The Fleet Solutions segment offers fleet vehicle payment solutions, transaction processing, and information management services. It also provides account and account retention services; authorization and billing inquiries, and account maintenance services; account management; credit and collections services; merchant services; analytics solutions; and ancillary services and tools to fleets to manage expenses and capital requirements. This segment markets its products directly and indirectly to businesses and government agencies with fleets of commercial vehicles; and indirectly through co-branded and private label relationships. The Travel and Corporate Solutions segment provides payment solutions, including embedded payments; and accounts payable automation and spend management solutions. Its products include virtual cards that are used for transactions where no physical card is presented. This segment markets its products directly and indirectly to customers in travel, fintech, insurance, consumer bill pay, and media verticals, as well as businesses and financial institutions. The Health and Employee Benefit Solutions segment offers software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform for consumer directed healthcare benefits and full-service benefit enrollment solutions. Its SaaS platform includes embedded payment solutions and plan administration services for consumer-directed health benefits; COBRA accounts; and benefit enrollment and administration services. This segment also provides custodial and depository services for health savings accounts; and payroll-related benefits. This segment markets its products through third-party administrators, financial institutions, payroll providers, and health plans. The company was formerly known as Wright Express Corporation and changed its name to WEX Inc. in October 2012. WEX Inc. was founded in 1983 and is based in Portland, Maine.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, WEX has a trailing twelve months EPS of $6.14.

PE Ratio

WEX has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 33.58. Meaning, the purchaser of the share is investing $33.58 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 15.34%.

Growth Estimates Quarters

The company’s growth estimates for the current quarter and the next is 4.7% and 11.4%, respectively.

Revenue Growth

Year-on-year quarterly revenue growth grew by 6.7%, now sitting on 2.59B for the twelve trailing months.

Volume

Today’s last reported volume for WEX is 487056 which is 73.23% above its average volume of 281152.

Previous days news about WEX(WEX)

  • According to Zacks on Thursday, 23 May, "MoneyLion sports a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), while Global Payments and WEX carry a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) at present. "
  • According to Zacks on Friday, 24 May, "Some better-ranked stocks in the broader Business Services space are Global Payments Inc. (GPN Quick QuoteGPN – Free Report) and WEX Inc. (WEX Quick QuoteWEX – Free Report) , each carrying a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) at present. "
  • Here's why you should add WEX stock to your portfolio now. According to Zacks on Friday, 24 May, "Solid Rank and VGM Score: WEX has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and a VGM Score of B. Our research shows that stocks with a VGM Score of A or B, when combined with a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) or 2, offer the best investment opportunities for investors. ", "Positive Earnings Surprise History: WEX has an impressive earnings surprise history. "

7. T. Rowe Price Group (TROW)

5.8% sales growth and 19.17% return on equity

T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. is a publicly owned investment manager. The firm provides its services to individuals, institutional investors, retirement plans, financial intermediaries, and institutions. It launches and manages equity and fixed income mutual funds. The firm invests in the public equity and fixed income markets across the globe. It employs fundamental and quantitative analysis with a bottom-up approach. The firm utilizes in-house and external research to make its investments. It employs socially responsible investing with a focus on environmental, social, and governance issues. It makes investment in late-stage venture capital transactions and usually invests between $3 million and $5 million. The firm was previously known as T. Rowe Group, Inc. and T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. was founded in 1937 and is based in Baltimore, Maryland, with additional offices in Colorado Springs, Colorado; Owings Mills, Maryland; San Francisco, California; New York, New York; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Tampa, Florida; Toronto, Ontario; Hellerup, Denmark; Amsterdam, The Netherlands; Luxembourg, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg; Zurich, Switzerland; Dubai, United Arab Emirates; London, United Kingdom; Sydney, New South Wales; Hong Kong; Tokyo, Japan; Singapore; Frankfurt, Shanghai, China; Germany, Madrid, Spain, Milan, Italy, Stockholm, Sweden, Melbourne, Australia, Amsterdam, Netherlands and Washington, DC.

Earnings Per Share

As for profitability, T. Rowe Price Group has a trailing twelve months EPS of $7.76.

PE Ratio

T. Rowe Price Group has a trailing twelve months price to earnings ratio of 14.84. Meaning, the purchaser of the share is investing $14.84 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 19.17%.

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